Finland: University of Oulu Degree Scholarship for International students, 2017/2018


The University of Oulu, Finland Degree Scholarships are provided to academically talented international students. Students who are not citizens of an EU/EEA member state are liable to pay the tuition fee.


Application Timeline:


Application Opens: 15th December 2016


Application Closes: 25th January 2017 for studies starting in August 2017.


Offered annually? Yes


Eligible Countries: International students


To be taken at (Institution): University of Oulu, Finland


Available Masters Courses


Architectural Design

Biomedical Engineering

Computer Science

Environmental Engineering

Ecology and Population Genetics

Economic Geology


Education and Globalisation


Financial and Management Accounting

International Business Management

Learning, Education and Technology


Product Management

Protein Science and Biotechnology

Software, Systems and Services Development in Global Environment

Wireless Communications Engineering

About Award: The Finland Degree Scholarships are aimed at students studying for a Master’s degree in the University of Oulu two-year international Master’s Degree programmes. The Degree Scholarship is for one academic year and covers the full international tuition fee.


In order to retain the Degree Scholarship in the following year of study, a student must have completed 55 ECTS by the end of the previous academic year. If a student does not achieve this requirement, they will be liable to pay the full international tuition fee if they wish to complete their Master’s degree programme. An exception to this rule can be made if a student has been granted approved leave from studies (e.g. due to serious illness).

Type: Masters



: Candidates are eligible to apply for a University of Oulu IM Degree Scholarship 2017-18, if they are:


Non-EU/EEA citizens who do not have a permanent residence permit in Finland.

Eligible to apply for a Master’s degree programme at the University of Oulu for academic year 2017 – 18.

The applicant has obtained their first academic degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) from a recognised institution of higher education.

The applicant proves a high level of proficiency in English language. Approved methods of demonstrating language proficiency.

Applicants who are in their last term/semester of studies during the application period, can apply for the Degree Scholarship. Applicants who receive a conditional offer of study placement for a Master’s Degree programme will receive a conditional Degree Scholarship offer.


Duration: 1 year


Value of Degree Scholarship: The tuition fee is an academic fee and thus covers the costs of tuition. The tuition fee does not cover the living costs such as accommodation, meals, and transportation. All students are required to finance their living costs by themselves


How to Apply: There is no separate application for the International Finland Degree Scholarships. All applicants for University of Oulu Master’s degree programmes need to complete the Student Application Form. Those applicants who are applying for the University of Oulu International Master’s Degree Scholarship have to additionally complete the “Application for Degree Scholarship,” which can be found at the end of the Student Application Form. The International Master’s Degree Scholarship application form cannot be completed and/or submitted without the Student Application Form.


  1. Hello,
    My name is TALHA Bouchra, a young graduate in 2016, I have a master’s degree in chemistry “Chemistry and valorization” at the Hassan II University of Casablanca, Faculty of Science. It is a master of scientific research. I wish to enrich my achievements by a specialized master ”Environmental Engineering”

  2. My name is Abdirahman Hassan Adan, I am Somali ,I graduated my first bachelor on June 2016 at Simad univesity in Mogadisho ,I want master degree to study in Finland because of Finland is one of the developed countries in the world,good answer.

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