Study at Oamk
Over 9,000 students, including more than 300 international degree students, ensure that Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oamk) is a vital and innovative place to study.
Studies at Oamk are work-life oriented and combine theoretical studies with professional skills. We educate highly valued professionals to meet the needs of working life both in Finland and internationally.
We have a total of 28 Bachelor's degree programmes, of which three are taught in English. The degree programmes give you the skills and knowledge you need to work as a professional expert, to follow and promote the latest development trends of your area of expertise and to set up for life-long learning.
The city of Oulu is full of possibilities
University of Applied Sciences (Oamk) is one of Finland’s most attractive universities of applied sciences. Located north from Helsinki, the Oulu region is one of the fastest growing areas in the country. Just a one-hour flight from Helsinki and a train connection that takes you straight to the city centre make sure that city of Oulu has an easy access from Southern Finland. With its 200,000 inhabitants, the region is a major centre of innovative high tech industries, academia, science, services and culture.
Oulu has excellent study and teaching facilities with a wide variety of free time activities and beautiful nature. The Oulu region is a vibrant and interesting destination for students, lecturers and experts, both from Finland and abroad. Only few hours from exotic Lapland and hiking possibilities make Oulu an excellent place for nature lovers. Daily bus connections to one of the biggest ski resorts in Finland, Ruka, during the winter season make it possible for everyone to enjoy snowy slopes and ski routes.
Fun facts about Oulu
- The Finnish education system has been ranked among the world’s best educational systems.
- Several Finnish presidents have started their educational path in Oulu, including the Nobel Peace Prize-winning President Martti Ahtisaari. Oamk is proud to continue this legacy of high-quality education.
- Oulu has a wide range of ICT expertise. The city has been named among the seven most intelligent communities in the wold by the Intelligent Community Forum several years a row.