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Finland: University of Oulu
Oulu, Finland (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
|Restrictions:||UB applicants only|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Academic Year||2017-2018||03/15/2017 **||Rolling Admission||08/19/2017||05/31/2018|
|Fall||2017||03/15/2017 **||Rolling Admission||08/19/2017||12/16/2017|
|Spring||2018||10/01/2017 **||Rolling Admission||01/03/2018||05/31/2018|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Indicates that deadline has passed
|Open to:||UB students only||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Minimum GPA:||3.0||Eligibility:||Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students|
|Area of Study:||Anthropology, Art History, Asian Studies, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Business Administration, Chemistry, Classics, Communication, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Film Studies, French, Geography, Global Gender Studies, Health and Human Services, History, Humanities, Industrial Engineering, International Studies, Linguistics, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Study, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Social Sciences Interdisciplinary, Sociology, Speech and Hearing Science||Term:||Academic Year, Fall, Spring|
|Language Courses Offered:||Finnish||Housing Options:||Off Campus, On Campus|
|Program Advisor:||Krista Paszkowsky||Credits:||12-18 per semester|
University of Oulu
Founded in 1958, the University of Oulu has grown into one of the largest and leading universities in Finland. The University has six faculties: Humanities, Education, Economics and Business Administration, Science, Medicine and Technology with approximately 16,000 students. All faculties offer courses in English. The focus areas of the university are Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine, Information Technology and Wireless Communications, and Northern and Environmental Issues. The university welcomes over 400 international exchange students each year.
UB exchange students at the University of Oulu can take regular courses taught in English or the Scandinavian Studies Program designed for exchange students. All faculties and departments offer some courses in English. Available faculties include:
- Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (Oulu holds AACSB accreditation)
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Humanities
- Faculty of Medicine
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Technology
These courses can be combined with Finnish language courses. The Language Center offers courses in Finnish language ranging from survival courses to advanced-level courses.
The Scandinavian Studies Program is open to all exchange students regardless of major. The program includes a course in survival Finnish and courses in the fields of History, Social Studies, Cultural Studies, Fine Arts, Literature, and Natural Sciences. Please note this program is only available in the fall semester.
Exchange students apply for housing directly with the International Relations office at the University of Oulu. On-campus apartments are available with two or four rooms and shared kitchens and bathrooms. Visit the University of Oulu housing website for more information.
Estimated costs for this program can be found at the top of this page next to Budget Sheets by clicking on the term.
UB students are encouraged to apply for study abroad scholarships. To learn more about the scholarships available to UB students, please visit our scholarships page.
Fall Semester: Early September - Mid December
Spring Semester: Early January - Late May
Fall Semester and Academic Year: March 15
Spring Semester: October 1
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Visit the University of Oulu website.