Oulu University of Applied Sciences
Oulu UAS, for the benefit of the North
Oulu University of Applied Sciences educates genuine and competent professionals for the needs of working life. We have approximately 8,000 students and 750 staff. We operate in the towns of Oulu, Oulainen and Raahe. In addition, we have project-type activities in several municipalities around Northern Finland.
We implement development objectives of the northern regions in the following focus areas:
Future health and well-being
We create new services using skills related to well-being, information and communications technology as well as the culture sector.
Energy, natural resources and the environment
We focus on construction and living in the north, intelligent energy solutions and sustainable natural resource economy.
Vision 2020 - Well-being through competence
The operations of Oulu UAS are guided by customer orientation, expertise, productivity and a sense of community. Shared themes of the entire institution are
- Intelligent learning
- Innovative products and services
- Entrepreneurship and new business operations
Studies in Oulu UAS
- Business and information management
- Health and social care
- Media and performing arts
- Renewable natural resources
- Vocational teacher education
For curricula, see www.oamk.fi/english/ects/curricula/
Oulu UAS aims to promote genuine international collaboration with strong partnerships between institutions. Currently we co-operate with about 150 higher education institutions around the world.
Studies in English for exchange students
Facts and figures
|Total Number of Staff||672|
|Number of Academic Staff||378|
|Number of Students||8501|