University of Oulu

Finland

Public

University of Oulu

Oulu, Finland

Public

Fall and Spring

Intakes

20%

Acceptance Rate

40 : 60

Male: Female Ratio

20 : 1

Student: Teacher Ratio

Fall and Spring

Intakes

20%

Acceptance Rate

40 : 60

Male: Female Ratio

20 : 1

Student: Teacher Ratio

History, Affiliations and Rankings

One of Finland's biggest universities, the University of Oulu is situated in the city of Oulu. Established on July 8, 1958, it is a leading international Science University known for its research innovation, knowledge production and for being one of the most multidisciplinary universities in Finland. Around 13,000 students and 2,900 employees attend the university. The university has 21 international master's programmes available. It has affiliations with Compostela EUA UArctic. University of Oulu is ranked #422 in Best Global Universities

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

The main campus building at Linnanmaa is a sizable complex with connections between all of its components. It houses important lecture rooms, dining establishments, and other amenities in addition to the faculties of technology, science, humanities, education, information technology, and electrical engineering, as well as the Oulu Business School and Oulu School of Architecture. Five kilometers to the north of Oulu's city center is where the campus is situated. Numerous residential structures, a chapel, and a sports arena are located on the campus. The Oulu University Hospital and the faculties of medicine, biochemistry, and molecular medicine are located on the Kontinkangas campus.

Accomplishments and Alumni 

Many innovations that have changed the world have their roots in Oulu. About three billion people around the world use daily technology developed in Oulu. The University of Oulu is a leader in 6G innovation and research, as well as being well-known internationally for its electronic and artificial intelligence work. Graduates of ICT programmes get practical skills and fundamental knowledge of the newest procedures, devices, and technologies that have a substantial impact on our day-to-day life. Some of the alumni are Martti Ahtisaari (former President of Finland), Helena Aksela (first lady professor of physics), and Finland Pekka Aikio (President of the Sami Parliament of Finland

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

The university's foreign student union coordinates often with the international office to plan cultural events and educational lectures. Approximately 70% of the university's students are from Finland, and 30% are international. Many reputed companies visit this university for placement which are Accenture, Microsoft, NID, Lenovo and others. 

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International Students %

6%

International Students %

6%

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Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

THE

The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

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The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

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CourseDurationFee/Year
Bachelor of Science in Digitalisation, Computing and Electronics60 Months-
Bachelor of Science in International Business Management60 Months-
Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Primary Teacher Education60 Months-
Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering24 Months-
Master of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering24 Months-
Master of Science in Information Processing Science24 Months-
Master of Science in Wireless Communications Engineering24 Months-
Master of Science in Business Analytics24 Months-
Master of Science in Finance24 Months-
Master of Science in Financial and Management Accounting24 Months-
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Bachelor of Science in Digitalisation, Computing and Electronics60 Months-
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Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Primary Teacher Education60 Months-
Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering24 Months-
Master of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering24 Months-
Master of Science in Information Processing Science24 Months-
Master of Science in Wireless Communications Engineering24 Months-
Master of Science in Business Analytics24 Months-
Master of Science in Finance24 Months-
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Scholarships

Scholarship for meritorious students

Eligibility

Provided to students studying for a Master’s degree in the University of Oulu. Must have completed 55 ECTS by the end of the previous academic year

Applicability

An application is to be submitted.

Offered to academically meritorious students who pursue International Masters in Protein Science and Biotechnology from the University

Eligibility

GPA of 60% minimum

Applicability

An application is to be submitted.

Offered to young researchers at the Master's or Doctoral/Postdoctoral levels in any academic field

Eligibility

GPA of 60% minimum

Applicability

An application is to be submitted.

Offered to students who pursue doctorate or double-doctorate courses from Finnish universities

Eligibility

GPA of 60% minimum

Applicability

An application is to be submitted.

Offered to students for initial funding to carry out research for a doctoral thesis, post-graduate studies in Finland under all fields of study.

Eligibility

GPA of 60% minimum

Applicability

An application is to be submitted.

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  • Fill in your personal statement.
  • Submit the application form by paying the mentioned fees.

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FAQs

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply. Face masks are recommended and there is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 meters. All the students must observe COVID-19 safety rules
Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply. Face masks are recommended and there is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 meters. All the students must observe COVID-19 safety rules
The acceptance rate of University of Oulu is 20%.
The acceptance rate of University of Oulu is 20%.
The required IELTS to take admission in this university is 6.5
The required IELTS to take admission in this university is 6.5
The required GPA to take admission in this college is 2.8
The required GPA to take admission in this college is 2.8

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