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University of Oulu. Founded in 1958 6 faculties 16 000 students 2800 employees Total funding EUR 237 million Among the largest universities in Finland with an exceptionally wide scientific base. University of Oulu 2011. Master’s degrees 1314 Doctoral degrees 182 Publications 3223

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University of oulu

University of Oulu

Founded in 1958

6 faculties

16 000 students

2800 employees

Total funding EUR 237 million

Among the largest universities in Finland with an exceptionally wide scientific base


University of oulu 2011

University of Oulu 2011

  • Master’s degrees 1314

  • Doctoral degrees 182

  • Publications 3223

    • Scientific publications 2523

  • 53 invention disclosures, 4 patent applications


Organisation

Organisation

UNIVERSITY COLLEGIUM

Chairman Juha Jaako

UNIVERSITY BOARDChairman Hans Söderlund

ADMINISTRATIONAdministrative DirectorHannu Pietilä

RECTORLauri Lajunen

  • Vice Rector for ResearchTaina Pihlajaniemi

Vice Rector for Education

Olli Silvén

MANAGEMENT GROUP

RESEARCH COUNCIL

EDUCATION COUNCIL

MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH CENTRES

Biocenter Oulu

Infotech

Thule Institute

FACULTIES

Faculty of Humanities

Faculty of Education

Faculty of Science

Faculty of Medicine

Oulu Business School

Faculty of Technology

UNIVERSITY OF OULU GRADUATE SCHOOL

Doctoral programmes

Intl. Master’s programmes

SEPARATE DEPARTMENTS

Kajaani University Consortium

Library

Laboratory Animal Centre

Center for Microscopy and Nanotechnology

Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory

Extension School

COOPERATION CENTRES AND PROGRAMS

CEMIS

CHT

CIE

MAI

Nordic Mining School

Oulu Southern Institute

PrintoCent

Centre for Environment and Energy

UNITS

Departments

Divisions

RESEARCH UNITS

CCMR

CWC

Giellagas Institute

Child Language Research Center

Oulu Mining School

Steel Research Center


Personnel

Personnel

Personnel of the Teacher Training School is not included in these figures.


Campuses

Campuses

  • Linnanmaa Campus

  • 5 faculties

  • Infotech Oulu

  • Thule Institute

  • Giellagas Institute

  • Martti Ahtisaari Institute

  • Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC)

  • Centre for Internet Excellence (CIE)

  • Centre for Advanced Steel Research (CASR)

  • Center of Microscopy and Nanotechnology

  • Oulu Mining School

  • Extension School

  • Kontinkangas Campus

  • Faculty of Medicine

  • Biocenter Oulu

  • Clinical Research Centre (CRC)

  • Welltech Oulu

  • Kajaani UniversityConsortium(City of Kajaani)

  • The Centre for Measurement and Information Systems (CEMIS)

  • Adult and SupplementaryEducationServices (AIKOPA)

Department of Architecture(City of Oulu)


University of oulu

The University of Oulu is an international research and education community, whose mission is to advance new know-how, well-being and education for the future.


Values and methods

Values and methods

Communality, pioneering, partnership

We are forerunners. We boldly seek new ways of action, and scientific innovations. Our goal is to be at the cutting edge of progress.

We operate actively in the international scientific network, which is the basis of our renewal.

We deepen interdisciplinary communication and cooperation, and the connection between research and education.

We invest in the well-being of the scientific community, mutual respect and dialogue.


Science is our core competence

Science is our core competence

  • Research in 70 fields of science

  • Four research focus areas:

    • Information Technology

    • Biosciences and Health

    • Cultural Identity and Interaction

    • Environment, Natural Resources and Materials

  • Development areas: advanced steel research, international business, mining and mineral engineering, research-based teacher education


University of oulu

Scientific profile

Environment, natural resources and materials

Biosciences and health

Cultural identity and interaction

Information technology

Mining and mountain industry

Steel research

Business and economy

Research based teacher education

Architecture


University of oulu

  • Biosciences and Health

  • Cell-extracellular matrix research

  • Cardiovascular disease research

  • Enzyme structure and metabolic research

  • Genes and the environment

  • Cultural Identity and Interaction

  • Intercultural interaction

  • Language, education and interaction

  • Research-Based Teacher Education

  • Research on communication and interaction in learning and teaching

  • Globalisation and international teacher education

  • Business Studies and Economics

  • Business models, networks and relationships

  • Growth and corporate governence of the firm

  • Sustainable economic development

  • Environment, Natural Resources and Materials

  • Environmental issues, natural resources and energy economy

  • Materials science, properties and behaviour of matter, catalysts and material innovations

  • Modelling and computational science

  • Mining and Mineral Engineering

  • Steel Research

  • Production of new steels, optimisation of properties

  • Architecture

  • Information Technology

  • Machine vision and ubiquitous computing technologies

  • Wireless communications

  • High-speed electronics and photonics

  • Biomedical engineering

  • Information systems and software


Biosciences and health

Biosciences and Health

  • Cell-extracellular matrix research

  • Cardiovascular disease research

  • Enzyme structure and metabolic research

  • Genes and the environment


Information technology

Information Technology

  • Machine vision and ubiquitous computing technologies

  • Wireless communications

  • High-speed electronics and photonics

  • Biomedical engineering

  • Information systems and software


Environment natural resources and materials

Environment, Natural Resources and Materials

  • Environmental issues, natural resources and energy economy

  • Materials science, properties and behaviour of matter, catalysts and material innovations

  • Modelling and computational science


Cultural identity and interaction

Cultural Identity and Interaction

Cultural Identity and Interaction

Language, education and interaction


Innovations

Innovations

Management group

Working committee

City of Oulu

OAMK

University of Oulu

VTT

Techno-polis

  • Innovation Centers of Excellence

Centre for Environment and Energy

CEE

Centre of Excellence in Health and Technology

CHT

Center of Internet Excellence

CIE

Martti Ahtisaari Institute

MAI

Center of PrintedIntelligence

PrintoCent


Specialization areas

Specialization areas

students

  • Humanities2 210

  • Education1 799

  • Science3 905

  • Medicine1 090

  • Dentistry323

  • Health Sciences391

  • Economics and Business Administration1 701

  • Technology3 882

  • 49 degree programmes

  • 17 international master’s programmes

  • 3872 students on continuingeducationprogrammes

  • 3424 students pursuing Open Universitystudiesat 20 locations


Students 2006 2011

Students 2006−2011


Completed master s degrees 2006 2011

Completed Master’s degrees 2006−2011


Completed doctoral degrees 2006 2011

Completed doctoral degrees 2006−2011


International efforts

International efforts

  • Collaboration agreements with 60 foreign universities

  • Erasmus Network: ca. 520 contracts and ca. 350 partner universities in 30 countries

  • 1300 foreign employees and students

    • 223 foreign teachers and researchers

    • 663 foreign graduate and post-graduate students

    • 400 exchange students

    • 8 FiDiPro-professors


Incoming exchange students

Incoming exchange students

Also:

5: Australia, Sri Lanka

3: India, Peru

2: Brasil, Iran, Latvia, Morocco, Namibia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Ukraine

1: Canada, Taiwan, Ethiopia, Greece, Indonesia, Ireland, Luxemburg, Malesia, Pakistan, Senegal, South Africa, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Tanzania

Total: 400


Outgoing exchange students

Outgoing exchange students

Also:

4: Greece, Hungary, Switzerland

3: Estonia, Iceland, India, Mexico, Russia, Tanzania

2: Botswana, Cyprus, Ireland, Kenia, Malta, Pakistan, Slovenia, South Africa, Turkey

1: Cameroon, Lithuania, Nepal, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Vietnam, Tajikistan, The Ukraine, Uruguay

others: 2

Total 350


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