University of Oulu

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THE World University Rankings 2023
392 nd
QS World University Rankings 2023
212 th
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Price: 3617 EUR 3617 EUR
Contact Pentti Kaiteran katu 1, 90570 Oulu, Finland




University of Oulu is a multidisciplinary research university which offers 20 Master’s programmes taught in English in engineering, ICT, architecture, business and economics, education, mining, health sciences and natural sciences. There are no tuition fees for EU/EEA students. Tuition fees for non-EU/EEA students vary according to master’s programmes.  The University of Oulu provides scholarships for academically talented international students. The scholarship is aimed at students studying for a two-year Master’s degree in the University of Oulu. The scholarships will be granted in the form of a tuition fee waiver covering 75% of the full tuition fee. PhD student positions are offered within Health and Biosciences Doctoral Programme, Human Sciences Doctoral Programme, Information Technology and Electrical Engineering Doctoral Programme and Technology and Natural Sciences Doctoral Programme. Founded in 1958, University of Oulu is one of the largest universities in Finland and one of the northernmost universities in the world, with 8 faculties, 13,500 students, and nearly 3000 employees. We are ranked in the top two per cent of all the 17,000 universities of the world. We build a more sustainable, healthier, and more intelligent world with a rich pool of creative and intellectual talent. Our compact combination of science, technology and business provides an excellent basis for influential research. We educate competent graduates 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. For example, 2.6 billion people around the world use daily telecom technology developed in Oulu, and several generations of mobile phone technology have been created here. The Oulu region is recognized as a world-class R&D hub with R&D input per capita among the highest globally. We take on science with an Arctic attitude. It means perseverance, ingenuity, and cooperation. With this attitude, the University of Oulu has become an expert in technology, health, culture, environment, and Arctic conditions.

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Category of Education Business and Economics, Technology and Engineering, Computer Sciense and IT, Social Science, Law, Physical Science, Education, Psychology


Pentti Kaiteran katu 1, 90570 Oulu, Finland


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