The University of Oulu is one of the largest and most prestigious universities in Finland. Founded in 1958, the university welcomes around 13,000 students and offers courses across a range of faculties including education, humanities, science and medicine.
The multidisciplinary research university is passionate about delivering world-class education to students from Finland and around the world. In addition to local courses, the University of Oulu offers more than 20 International Master's Programmes. From international conferences to Nordic summits, the university also hosts events throughout the year.
On the main campus, the University of Oulu Botanical Gardens occupies 16 hectares on the shores of Lake Kuivasjarvi. Stroll around the lush grounds and step inside the pyramid-shaped greenhouses to discover a jungle of tropical plants. Need a break? The campus is dotted with lively cafes where you can soak up the student atmosphere, enjoy a cup of coffee and nibble on freshly baked Finnish pastries.
The University of Oulu is located in the Linnanmaa district, five kilometres from Oulu’s city centre. Parking is available on campus and the university is well serviced by local bus routes. Oulu Airport is a 20-minute drive south.