University of Oulu Rankings

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In the World#410 of 14178
In Europe#153 of 2794
In Finland#6 of 36
In Oulu#1 of 2
In Computer science#219 of 6,962

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
20%
Enrollment
2,900
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
Finnish;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
39,053
Citations
1,349,897

University of Oulu majors

by publication count

Medicine
8,408
Biology
5,877
Computer science
5,691
Chemistry
3,706
Materials science
2,784
Physics
2,300
Psychology
1,676
Mathematics
1,551
Engineering
1,320
Business
888
Geology
759
Environmental science
743
Sociology
567
Geography
547
Political science
273
Economics
206
History
123
Art
45
Philosophy
45

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Computer science192142,662
Medicine257332,170
Biology266376,077
Geography30713,357
Mathematics30959,458
Art328677
Business33621,797
Geology39117,609
Engineering40323,264
Sociology42012,837
Physics43059,182
Environmental science44916,704
Chemistry470104,099
Psychology48451,158
Political science4973,847
History503502
Materials science57944,021
Economics7816,353
Philosophy105597

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19903733880
19914224269
19924574892
19934335445
19945106337
19955087876
19965658905
199759210655
199863112266
199962614308
200070516028
200179919328
200281621449
200376325472
200493627461
200592631826
200695634808
2007106737856
2008117341762
2009150847541
2010127451739
2011140658901
2012146967154
2013170576336
2014164683110
2015176487301
2016193587027
2017201690019
2018204683918
2019218395589
20202192101487

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate20%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (ylioppilastutkinto), or equivalent, and selection according to entrance examination results
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September - December; January-May)
Enrollment2,900
Full time employee1,750
Student:staff ratio2:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$500
International students$500$500

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Kandidaatin tutkinto/KandidatexamenArchitecture, Arts and Humanities, Economics, Education, Fine Arts, Natural Sciences
Arkkitehdin tutkinto/ArkitektexamenArchitecture
Diplomi-insinööri/DiplomingenjörEngineering, Technology
Hammaslääketieteen lisensiaatti/Odontologie licentiatDentistry
Lääketieteen lisensiaatti/Medicine licentiatMedicine
Maisterim tutkinto/MagisterexamenArts and Humanities, Economics, Education, Fine Arts, Natural Sciences, Public Health
Tohtorin tutkinto/DoktorexamenBusiness Administration, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Engineering, Medicine, Philosophy, Technology

General info

Alternative namesOulun yliopisto
Founded1958
WikipediaUniversity of Oulu
AccreditationMinistry of Education and Culture
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 8000
Oulu, Northern Ostrobothnia, 90014
Finland
City population201,000
Phone+358 (8) 553 1011
Fax+358 (8) 554 4551

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