University of Oulu is an international science university where we create know-how for the future and produce new information to build a more sustainable, healthy and intelligent world. Founded in 1958, University of Oulu is one of the largest universities in Finland and one of the northernmost multidisciplinary universities in the world, with 10 faculties, over 14,000 students, and nearly 3000 employees. We educate competent experts capable of creating successful, lifelong careers in the dynamic work market.
Our degree programmes are inspiring and student-centered, and they encourage each student to achieve their full academic potential. This has created a culture where anything is possible. As a fact, many innovations that have changed the world have their roots here in Oulu.
Oulu is a youthful student city with tranquil surroundings and a Scandinavian ambience. Living in Oulu means an easy access to both high technology and nature. In Oulu, you have the opportunity to live in a safe and active environment.