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The University of Oulu (Oulun yliopisto in Finnish) is the second largest university in Finland. It was founded in 1958. The university has around 15,350 students and 3,225 staff.

There are three campus areas:

  • The main campus is located in Linnanmaa, about 5 kilometres north of Oulu city centre;
  • Faculty of Medicine has its own campus area in Kontinkangas, Oulu;
  • The third campus area is located in Kajaani, about 185 km southeast of Oulu.

The University of Oulu is divided into six faculties:

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
  • Faculty of Technology

External links

  • Home page of the University of Oulu (http://www.oulu.fi/english/index.html)

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Oulu or Uleåborg in Swedish (65°00'N 25°28'E) is a city and municipality of about 130,000 inhabitants in the province of Oulu and the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, in Finland.
Oulu was founded on August 8, 1605 by King Karl IX of Sweden opposite the castle built on the island of Linnansaari.
Oulu is situated by the Gulf of Bothnia, at the mouth of Oulu River, which is an ancient trading site.
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