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When I was growing up, the University of Oulu was a natural choice for a place to study. During my master studies, I saw the fast development of the ‘miracle of Oulu’, which was a name for rapid development of electronics and ICT-industries in Oulu. At the same time, I witnessed a decline in mining and forest cluster industri...


Dartmouth is a private, four-year liberal arts institution that has been at the forefront of American higher education since 1769. A member of the Ivy League, Dartmouth offers a superb undergraduate residential liberal arts curriculum, featuring thriving research and first-rate graduate and professional programs in the sciences, engineering, business, and medicine. 
With around 7800 students, Laurea UAS is the 4th biggest university of applied sciences in Finland. The campuses of Laurea are located in Finland's capital region. Its location close to the capital city Helsinki gives exchange students great opportunities for entertainment and exploration. 
St. Petersburg University (SPbU) is the first University to be founded in Russia, by decree of Tsar Peter the Great in 1724. Since its foundation the core principle of University's education has been a strong combination of teaching and research.
Whether you are interested in service design, northern wellbeing, or juridical standpoints of sustainable development, you can count on our know-how. We combine Arctic expertise with fields such as design, law and social sciences, and our unique one-year Arctic Studies Programme offers an interdisciplinary perspective in current Arctic issues. 
The University of Oulu, founded in 1958, is today one of the largest and leading universities in Finland. The university operates in eight major fields: Humanities, Education, Economics, Natural Sciences, Technology (incl. Architecture), Medicine, Dentistry and Health Care, distributed in six faculties.