Study at Oulu University of Applied Sciences

Over 9 000 students, including over 350 international degree students, ensure that Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oamk) is a vital and innovative place to study.  We offer two Bachelor's degree programmes and four Master's degree programmes taught entirely in English. You can also carry out studies in different fields at the Open University. Or have you thought about becoming a qualified teacher? We offer teacher education in English in Oulu.



The new Studies in English brochure out now!

Be prepared for the new application period for our English degree programmes on 7-20 January 2021 and have a look at our new Studies in English brochure. We offer two Bachelor's degree programmes and five Master's degree programmes taught entirely in English.

Coronavirus and contingency at Oamk (updated 19.10.)

Oamk is constantly updating information about the coronavirus and our guidelines for preparedness. We recommend wearing face masks on campuses


Oulu, the most bicycle-friendly city in Finland

Riding a bike is a very common and popular way of transportation in Oulu. In fact, almost everyone in Oulu owns a bike and Oulu is one of Finland's best cities for cycling. Locals and especially students tend to cycle all year round. Nature is wonderfully present in Oulu no matter where you go. You can spend the day on the beach, have a picnic or a stroll in one of the parks or even go fishing to Oulu river which crosses the city center on numerous locations.

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Brand new campus awaits you!

Oulu University of Applied Sciences, apart from Social and Health Care, moved to a joint campus in Linnanmaa together with the University of Oulu in 2020. At the new Linnanmaa Campus, students and staff have the most modern and innovative campus to support the studies. The campus includes several restaurants, cafeterias and libraries, computer equipment and free WiFi. By choosing Oamk you will be studying at the most modern campus in Europe.

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News and events

06.10.20 - News from Oamk

UAS rectors and student unions appeal to students to stop the spread of coronavirus

Finland’s coronavirus situation is rapidly deteriorating, and there are also chains of infection among students at universities of applied sciences. This has led to an increase in distance learning and even to the closure of campuses in different parts of Finland. Many of the infections have orig...
28.09.20 - News from Oamk

Career monitoring survey for Oamk graduates of 2015

Hi, graduate from the class of 2015! How have your UAS Bachelor’s or Master’s degree studies affected your career path? Share with us your experiences on the studies and career. We kindly ask you to respond to the nation-wide career monitoring survey. We are collecting data on the employment,...
09.09.20 - News from Oamk

Oamk continues with a hybrid model

Oamk continues with the hybrid model for the second period. The hybrid model is also in use in the other Finnish universities of applied sciences. The second period is 26.10.–31.12.2020. The hybrid model means combining contact teaching and distance education. Studies where distance teaching is n...
08.05.20 - Open University of Applied Sciences

Autumn semester’s Open UAS studies free of charge for those unemployed and laid off

Oulu University of Applied Sciences offers laid-off and unemployed people the opportunity to study Open University Studies free of charge in the autumn semester 2020. The free fee also applies to study modules and path studies beginning in the autumn. Prove your eligibility for free of charge studie...