Advice and study opportunities for Ukrainians
The Finnish higher education system consists of universities and universities of applied sciences. Universities of applied sciences offer professionally oriented higher education at bachelor’s and master’s levels and have strong ties with working life and regional development. More information about universities of applied sciences can be found in UASinfo.
Guidance and counseling
Oulu University of Applied Sciences offers free of charge guidance and counseling for Ukrainians, especially for those who are interested in higher education. You can contact us if your studying at Ukrainian universities is in process, or if you are interested in higher education studies in Finland.
Personal guidance and counseling are held in English. It is also possible to arrange a meeting via the Internet if you live outside of Oulu. Together we can plan your education opportunities here in Oamk, or in other universities n Finland.
Contact us now, and we can start to plan your educational path!
020 611 0215 (from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Open University – Free Courses and Study Paths
Oamk offers free studies at Open University for Ukrainians. Courses are free of charge for anyone, who had to flee Ukraine due to war and is currently in Finland (temporary protection). In Open University you can study individual courses and study paths.
The course selection of Open University varies depending on the time.
Finnish language courses, open since autumn 2023:
- Finnish Language 2: Survive! (3 cr)
- Finnish Language 2: Move on! (3 cr)
- Finnish Language 3: Speak! (3 cr)
- Finnish Language 4: Write! (3 cr)
Examples of courses in English:
- Videos and Digital Stories Demonstrating Competence (5 cr)
- Social Media Opportunities for Work and Leisure (5 cr)
- Soil Construction (5 cr)
- See all courses in English
Note! You can change the language of the registration system to English from the top right corner of the page.
Enrol for courses and verify your eligibility by attaching an image or scanned document of the decision of temporary protection to the enrolment form. More information about the Open University of Applied Sciences.
Please note that Oamk does not have apartments. You can ask for more information about student apartments: https://www.psoas.fi/en/
- City of Oulu: webpages for Ukraine
- Finnish Immigration Service (Migri)
- Ukrainian Association in Finland