The University of Oulu is one of the largest universities in Finland and was founded in 1958. The university has around 13,000 students and 2,900 staff. The university is often ranked as one of the best universities in Finland and in the top-400 worldwide
Every year the the University of Oulu welcomes around 600 exchange students from all over the world, offering students high-quality teaching and excellent study programmes, all set in a unique Arctic location. Further details about studying on exchange can be found here.
Programmes of study
DMU’s exchange agreement with the University of Oulu allows students enrolled on the following programmes to study abroad:
Modules will be available in English and further information about the study options can be found here. Exchange students will be required to follow a full programme of study for the academic year based at the University of Oulu.
Learn more about campus activities and events
There is a wide variety of extra-curricular activities for exchange students, including a range of inexpensive clubs and student organisations they can join. ESN Oulu is perhaps the most important event organiser for exchange students. Annual ESN activities include a Valentine’s Day Party, a visit to world’s largest snow castle, skiing trips and many more. University of Oulu also provides Sport and Wellness services to all students, and this includes ballet, skydiving, cross-country skiing, rugby and many more. For more information on extra-curricular activities, please visit the University of Oulu website.
Travel & accommodation
Visas & insurance
Living costs in Finland tend to be higher than those in the UK. We recommend that you do further independent research to gain a better understanding of the cost of your year abroad. To help you, we have a created a simple cost comparison between the UK and Finland: