University of Oulu

University of Oulu is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Oulu, Finland.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Application procedure

Academic calendar

Semester I: September – mid December
Semester II: January – mid May

Areas of study open to exchange students

Anthropology / Education

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Information about student accommodation


Normal study load per term:
In Grades: 1-5, 3 or above=pass
In credits: 1 semester = 30 ECTS

Cost of living

Globally the Finnish price level is rather high compared to average, exchange students usually spend between 600-900 euros per month. Cost of student housing is between 270-400 € per month.

Number of places available

4 places per year. 2 for Anthropology and 2 for Education

Additional Information

You can choose courses from different field (prerequisites permitting) but you should take at least 50% of your courses from the field that you are applying to.