Oulu University of Applied Sciences doubled its number of applicant

Published: 19 January 2023 at 11:49 :: News from Oamk

A total of 4,991 applicants applied to Oulu University of Applied Sciences in the spring’s first joint application for international degree programs. On average, more than 20 applicants apply for each available study place. The number of applicants increased by 142 percent from the previous spring.

– We are very satisfied that there is international interest towards Oulu university of applied sciences, Heidi Fagerhol, rector of Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oamk) says.

International Business was the most popular of the programs leading to a Bachelor’s degree. There are 70 starting places in that education and 1,846 applicants. Relative to the starting places, the most popular education is the Information Technology education, where there are almost 29 applicants per one starting place.

Most applicants from Bangladesh

The most applicants are from Bangladesh (1171 applicants). Nigeria (715), Nepal (669), Sri Lanka (573) and Pakistan (451) stand out in the applicant statistics with more than 400 applicants. There are 277 Finnish applicants.There may be small changes to the number of applicants after the revisions.

In the first joint application of the spring, applications were made for international trainings. In the second spring joint application from 15 to 30 March 2023, you can apply for Finnish-languagedegree programmes.