University of Oulu : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities
Oulu University, Linnanmaa, Oulu Finland +1
  • Oulu University, Kontinkangas, Oulu Finland
  • QS World University Rankings
    377
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio11
  • Tuition Fee20000-60000 EUR
  • International Students579
  • SizeM
  • Total Faculty883

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+ 28 others shortlisted this university

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The University of Oulu is an international science university which creates new knowledge, well-being and innovation for the future through multidisciplinary research and education.

Close cooperation with research institutes, companies, and the public sector has created an internationally significant research and innovation hub that has changed the world.

Every day 2.6 billion people use technology developed in Oulu. In addition, the university’s location close to the Arctic offers unique conditions for a wide variety of research.

We at the University of Oulu are pushing the boundaries of the known for a more sustainable, healthy and intelligent world. We use our full potential to contribute to solving some of the greatest global challenges of our time.

We are just as proud of the scientific breakthroughs, new technology and world-class innovation developed at the University of Oulu as we are of the impact that our 60,000 alumni have as well-educated citizens around the world.

Our combination of a science and technology university provides an excellent basis for influential research. The eight faculties and the research units in the University of Oulu form a strong science community, which makes it possible to do groundbreaking, multidisciplinary research.

The University of Oulu is committed in its values to act responsibly towards the society and the environment, to seek solutions for the sustainable use of resources of the planet, and to make ecologically responsible choices in its own actions. We promote sustainable development through education, research, societal interaction and campus development.

Engaging study environments are available at both campuses of the University of Oulu. We offer modern facilities for studying, including well-equipped laboratories, collaborative study and event spaces, self-study spaces and our own Fab Lab Oulu, to name a few. Read more about University of Oulu's sustainable campuses.

Belonging into the academic community is made easy at the University of Oulu. Many international students appreciate the low hierarchy between professors and students. There are many forms of peer-to-peer-support and guidance from teachers.

Student life at the University of Oulu is active and you can spice it according to your choice. Students have the chance to participate in inexpensive clubs and organizations, and sports activities. Becoming active in one of our student interest associations is a great way to make friends. All first-year students get their own kummi student, a senior student from the same study field. Read more about student life in Oulu.

University of Oulu offers international degree programmes taught in English. Application period takes place annually in January for studies starting in autumn of the same year.

University of Oulu Graduate School offers doctoral level training in its four doctoral training programmes.

You can also apply to become an exchange student if you would like to visit us as for a full academic year or shorter as an enrolled student of another university.

About

The University of Oulu is an international science university which creates new knowledge, well-being and innovation for the future through multidisciplinary research and education.

Close cooperation with research institutes, companies, and the public sector has created an internationally significant research and innovation hub that has changed the world.

Every day 2.6 billion people use technology developed in Oulu. In addition, the university’s location close to the Arctic offers unique conditions for a wide variety of research.

We at the University of Oulu are pushing the boundaries of the known for a more sustainable, healthy and intelligent world. We use our full potential to contribute to solving some of the greatest global challenges of our time.

We are just as proud of the scientific breakthroughs, new technology and world-class innovation developed at the University of Oulu as we are of the impact that our 60,000 alumni have as well-educated citizens around the world.

Our combination of a science and technology university provides an excellent basis for influential research. The eight faculties and the research units in the University of Oulu form a strong science community, which makes it possible to do groundbreaking, multidisciplinary research.

The University of Oulu is committed in its values to act responsibly towards the society and the environment, to seek solutions for the sustainable use of resources of the planet, and to make ecologically responsible choices in its own actions. We promote sustainable development through education, research, societal interaction and campus development.

Engaging study environments are available at both campuses of the University of Oulu. We offer modern facilities for studying, including well-equipped laboratories, collaborative study and event spaces, self-study spaces and our own Fab Lab Oulu, to name a few. Read more about University of Oulu's sustainable campuses.

Belonging into the academic community is made easy at the University of Oulu. Many international students appreciate the low hierarchy between professors and students. There are many forms of peer-to-peer-support and guidance from teachers.

Student life at the University of Oulu is active and you can spice it according to your choice. Students have the chance to participate in inexpensive clubs and organizations, and sports activities. Becoming active in one of our student interest associations is a great way to make friends. All first-year students get their own kummi student, a senior student from the same study field. Read more about student life in Oulu.

University of Oulu offers international degree programmes taught in English. Application period takes place annually in January for studies starting in autumn of the same year.

University of Oulu Graduate School offers doctoral level training in its four doctoral training programmes.

You can also apply to become an exchange student if you would like to visit us as for a full academic year or shorter as an enrolled student of another university.

Available programs

University highlights

University of Oulu is one of the top Public universities in Oulu, Finland. It is ranked #377 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #262
  • 2014
    #=253
  • 2015
    #=259
  • 2016
    #=358
  • 2017
    #411-420
  • 2018
    #411-420
  • 2019
    #=376
  • 2020
    #374
  • 2021
    #408
  • 2022
    #377

Ranking criteria

29.5
Overall
16.4
Academic Reputation
20.9
Employer Reputation
31.5
Faculty Student Ratio
60.6
Citations per Faculty
40.1
International Faculty Ratio
6.8
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
9,759

49%
51%

International students
579

87%
13%

Total faculty staff
883

191
692

Total students
9,759

49%
51%

International students
579

87%
13%

Total faculty staff
883

692
191
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