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Bachelor of Health Care, Nursing

  • 06.10.2022
    A dream of working as a healthcare professional came true in Oulu As a child, Abdulrahman Alwan dreamed of becoming a surgeon. Things changed, he had to leave Iraq and move to Oulu. But dreams sometimes come true in surprising ways: he now works as a Finnish speaking operating room nurse. – Finland is the best. My new life is…

Master's degree programme in Education Entrepreneurship

  • 23.11.2023
    A master’s degree in education entrepreneurship provided Giedre with a host of new professional skills – “Business studies were definitely the best part of the programme” Giedre Tabocchini graduated from Oamk’s Master’s Degree Programme in Education Entrepreneurship in the summer of 2022. According to Giedre, the studies required time, motivation and curiosity. When Giedre Tabocchini began considering a master’s degree…
  • 27.10.2021
    Significant business experience for work from the Education Entrepreneurship degree programme Dagan Bernstein completed his Master’s degree in Education Entrepreneurship without ever leaving Hawaii. Despite the different time zones and the long distance, Dagan’s studies proceeded smoothly. Dagan Bernstein works as a teacher and musician in Hawaii. He feels that he gained the most benefit from the Education Entrepreneurship degree…

Master's Degree Programme in Modern Software and Computing Solutions

BBA, International Business

  • 23.11.2023
    Carl, a student of international business, did not think twice about his career choice – “My father has built a successful career in business, and it has inspired me” Carl Johan Valikangas, a student of international business at Oamk, speaks warmly about the practical nature of his studies and the great amount of group work involved. Business has always fascinated…
  • 18.10.2021
    Double degree in Business gave more courage, independence and fun experiences The first Fontys University of Applied Sciences students who participated in Oamk’s double degree program in Business graduated from Oamk in September. One of the graduates is Rinus Smeets who saw the double degree as a great opportunity to try something different. – I had a very fun and…
  • 08.5.2020
    From a Trainee to an Employee Students gain valuable working life experience for example from the practical training included in their studies. Also companies benefit by getting a potential long term employee of the student.  Antti Tauriainen (left), CEO of Screentec Oy, hired Roelof Aalpoel as an employee, after he had completed an internship with the company.  Photo: Ilkka Kaisto…
  • 14.8.2019
    International Business at Oamk A third-year student in the International Business programme, Alisa Chabanyuk of Ukraine, remembers very well her very first impression of Oulu.  – When I arrived, I fell in love with the nature and the tranquility. It suits me well how people in Finland have a lot of personal space. I had read that Finns are very…
  • 03.12.2020
    International Business degree gives great skills for working with different people International Business student Auri Airisniemi came to study in Oulu University of Applied Sciences from Ireland. She is half Finnish and half Zambian but has grown up in Ireland. Auri Airisniemi moved to Finland to study International Business in Oulu University of Applied Sciences. She has Finnish and Zambian roots…
  • 06.10.2022
    International business woman in the making Esenam Adetunji has built herself a lively but peaceful life in Oulu. Studying international business at Oamk, she is very clear about her future plans. – I feel like it’s easy to start a family here. Esenam Adetunji has lived in many countries before settling in Oulu 11 years ago. Originally from Togo, Esenam,…
  • 26.11.2019
    Many job opportunies from International Business studies Imane Bakhi studied International Business in Oulu University of Applied Sciences and graduated from there in 2009. Currently she works as an marketing manager in Oulu. Imane Bakhi has done a degree in International Business in Oulu University of Applied Sciences. She also did a double degree as an exchange student in United…
  • 08.10.2021
    Passionate about international business studies Chamari Dasanayake moved to Finland in 2007 and is now studying international business at Oulu University of Applied Sciences. What she likes most about her studies is the opportunity to study together with students from many different backgrounds. Chamari Dasanayake says the international study environment enables students to learn a lot from one another. Business…
  • 09.8.2019
    Studying International Business at Oamk Russian Liubov Dosovitckaia has fallen in love with Finnish culture and nature. She has travelled a lot in Finland during her school years and Finnish culture has always interested her. Now Liubov studies International Business at Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oamk) and dreams of working in Finland after she graduates. – It touches us…

BEng Information technology (eng)

  • 01.12.2020
    Diverse studies in Information Technology degree programme Dmitrii Tkachev came to study Information Technology in Oulu University of Applied Sciences from Russia. He especially likes the diversity of the studies and the way teachers do their work in Oamk. Russian Dmitrii Tkachev has been studying Information Technology for a year and a half in Oulu University of Applied Sciences. Dmitrii chose…
  • 14.8.2019
    Studying IT in Finland – Functional and safe Zhanna Kresteva came to study Information Technology in Oulu from Astana, Kazakstan. – Like many other young people, I wanted to study abroad. When I was pondering where to go, I read a lot of good things about the Finnish education system. When choosing a place to study from many alternatives around…
  • 01.2.2022
    Student exchange in Germany opened new doors for Kien – “I loved my exchange year” ICT student Kien Pham studied in Neu-Ulm and got to see how the German education system works – and how much Germans love their football team. Everything is slightly new and different during student exchange. As an international student you get to dive into a…
  • 09.8.2019
    Studying IT at Oulu University of Applied Sciences Erika Loman thought first that she would be a translator. She moved from Russia to Japan where she spent around three years studying Japanese. However, her passion for technology won and she decided to change her career path. Now she is studying IT at the Oamk.   – I have always had…
  • 25.10.2019
    Studying IT in an international degree program Dutch Florian Brandsma is studying Information Technology in an international degree program at Oulu University of Applied Sciences. He especially likes the practicality in Information Technology studies. Florian Brandsma is in his third year of studying Information Technology at Oulu University of Applied Sciences. Before his studies at Oamk he has done a…
  • 12.11.2021
    The practically oriented Information Technology studies are a good preparation for work Anastasiia Huhtala, who moved from Russia to Finland, is studying in the English-language degree programme in Information Technology at Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oamk). Anastasiia especially appreciates the practical and international nature of her studies. In 2019, Anastasiia Huhtala was on the brink of a major change…
  • 30.9.2022
    Studying IT and enjoying Finnish nature Yinan Li is a second-year information technology student at Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oamk). Her life in Oulu centers around family, nature and Finnish education – for both herself and her children. – In Finland I can just go outside and walk into a forest. Yinan Li moved to Oulu, Finland from China…

Master of Health Care

  • 25.11.2020
    Future is made in Master’s degree in Clinical Optometry Arto Hartikainen is studying clinical optometry in Oulu University of Applied Sciences. Arto says that the studies requires persistence and motivation, but will certainly open the doors to a diverse career in the future. Photo: Mikko-Pekka Karlin Arto Hartikainen, who is studying a Master’s degree in Clinical Optometry in Oamk, has the…
  • 18.11.2019
    New Master’s degree in Clinical Optometry begins in Oamk We have clarified the description of the education on 14.1.2020. The earlier text may have suggested that the graduate student was qualified to diagnose eye diseases in Finland based on the current Finnish law. We apologize!  New Master’s degree in Clinical Optometry will begin in autumn 2020 in Oulu University of…

Master's Degree programme in Water and Environmental Management

  • 17.12.2020
    Impressed by studying Master’s degree in Water and Environmental Management online Scottish John McCall is studying Master’s degree in Water and Environmental Management in Oulu University of Applied Sciences. He chose that education because he has started a similar degree in Scotland and the studies was in English and online. John McCall is studying Oamk’s Master’s degree in Water and Environmental…

BEng, Mechanical Engineering

  • 30.9.2022
    Practice makes perfect in mechanical engineering A practical education that leads to a fulfilling job is the center of focus now in the life of Jori Karjalainen. That is why he decided to make a bold career move and start studying Mechanical Engineering at Oamk. – I’m going to learn everything possible about automotive engineering and be the best version…

Master´s degree programme in Data Analytics and Project Management

Master's degree programme in Printed Intelligence

  • 17.11.2021
    The Master’s Degree in Printed Intelligence offers unlimited opportunities Késia Ranta, a student in the Printed Intelligence programme, describes her studies as being suitably challenging and interesting. In the future, Késia would like to do research in printed intelligence. Having graduated as a nurse and worked long as an emergency response centre operator, Késia Ranta applied for the Master’s Degree…

Master's Degree Programme in Digital Performance