Advice and study opportunities for Ukrainians

In response to the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Ukraine, Oulu University of Applied Sciences offers services and study opportunities for Ukrainians. In case you want to find out what study possibilities might suit for you, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 020 611 0215 (from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) 

The Finnish higher education system consists of universities and universities of applied sciences. Universities of applied sciences offer professionally oriented higher education on bachelor’s and master’s level and have strong ties with working life and regional development. More information about universities of applied sciences can be found in UASinfo.

Guidance and counseling

Oulu University of Applied Sciences offers free of charge guidance and counseling for Ukrainians, especially for those who are interested in higher education. You can contact us if your studying at Ukrainian universities is in process, or you are interested in higher education studies in Finland.

Personal guidance and counseling are held in English. It is also possible to arrange a meeting via internet if you live outside of Oulu. Together we can plan your education opportunities here in Oamk, or in other universities n Finland.

Contact now, and we can start to plan your educational path! 
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020 611 0215 (from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) 

Open University – Free Courses and Study Paths

Oamk offers free studies on Open University for Ukrainians. Courses are free of charge for anyone, who had to flee Ukraine due to war and is currently in Finland (temporary protection). In Open University you can study individual courses and study paths.

Courses:

Finnish Language an d Culture II, 4 cr

Finnish Language and Culture III, 4 cr

Videos and Digital Stories Demonstrating Competence, 5 cr

Social Media Opportunities for Work and Leisure, 5 cr

Soil Construction, 5 cr

English at Work, 5 cr

Professional English Communication, 3 cr

Business Mathematics, 3 cr

See all our courses in English

Note! You can change the language of the registration system to English from the top right corner of the page.

Enrol for courses and verify your eligibility by attaching an image or scanned document of the decision of temporary protection to the enrolment form. More information about the Open University of Applied Sciences.

If you have questions about the Open UAS Studies or enrolment, please contact us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please note that Oamk does not have apartments. You can ask for more information about student apartments: https://www.psoas.fi/en/

Useful links:

City of Oulu: webpages for Ukraine

Finnish Immigration Service (Migri)

Ukrainian Association in Finland