The University of Oulu was founded in 1958, and has since grown rapidly, establishing itself as one of the leading universities in Finland. The university prides itself on high quality teaching and learning, as well as pioneering and innovative research.
The university occupies modern, spacious premises and is equipped with the latest computer and data processing facilities for the use of staff and students alike. The main campus was designed to accommodate a northern climate and features colorful and comfortable interior spaces with greenhouse plantings and sunrooms. The university’s Botanical Gardens (called Romeo and Juliet), zoo, Natural History Museum and Museum of Geology are located on the main campus. There is also a well-equipped sports complex.
OuluOulu, Finland5,000 - 20,000 on Campus100,000 - 250,000 residents in OuluLanguage(s) spoke on campus: English, Finnish
The pleasant and modern city of Oulu is situated on the western coast of northern Finland, about 125 miles south of the Arctic Circle. Oulu is the leading educational, commercial, industrial and administrative center in northern Finland. Oulu has a rich cultural life and provides many opportunities for leisure activities including music festivals, concerts, art festivals, sports events, theatre performances, and a unique music video festival each summer. Oulu has excellent travel connections by bus, train and plane with the rest of the country and the world.