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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 counselling 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 

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. 

Summer Courses (Independent studies online):

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.

We will announce our autumn 2022’s courses and study paths on June 23.

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..

Call for Applications for Ukrainian higher education students – application deadline is 27th May

Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oamk) announces call for applications for student mobility for studies during Autumn 2022. The call is directed to Ukrainian higher education students. Oamk takes care of mobility arrangements and provides Erasmus+ grants to the eligible students fleeing Ukraine. Grant eligibility requires that, at the start of the Russia's attack on Ukraine, the student was enrolled in a higher education institution in Ukraine.

The student's eligibility for an Erasmus+ grant can be demonstrated, for example, by one of the following documents: enrolment certificate, transcript of records, certificate issued by a higher education institution or a relevant Ukrainian authority.

Kindly note that application deadline is 27th May and the places are limited. The participation of the sending HEI in Ukraine in the mobility arrangements may not be required if the involvement is not possible due to the war.

Interested applicants are asked to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and provide their full name, contact details including email and name of the higher education institution they are studying in order to get the application link. 

Available programmes in Oamk include the following, please see details from: https://www.oamk.fi/opinto-opas/en/exchange/studies.

  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Biomedical Laboratory Science
  • Radiography and Radiation Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Social Services
  • Business Information Systems
  • Web Development
  • Device and Product Design
  • Software Development
  • Game Lab
  • Automation Engineering
  • Agriculture & Rural Industries
  • Professional Teacher Education
  • International Business 

Useful links:

City of Oulu: webpages for Ukraine

Finnish Immigration Service (Migri)

Ukrainian Association in Finland