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2 University of Oulu Founded in faculties students 2800 employees Total funding EUR 237 million Among the largest universities in Finland with an exceptionally wide scientific base

3 University of Oulu 2011 Master s degrees 1314 Doctoral degrees 182 Publications Scientific publications invention disclosures, 4 patent applications

4 Organisation UNIVERSITY COLLEGIUM Chairman Juha Jaako UNIVERSITY BOARD Chairman Hans Söderlund ADMINISTRATION Administrative Director Hannu Pietilä RECTOR Lauri Lajunen Vice Rector for Research Taina Pihlajaniemi Vice Rector for Education Olli Silvén MANAGEMENT GROUP RESEARCH COUNCIL EDUCATION COUNCIL COOPERATION CENTRES AND PROGRAMS CEMIS CHT CIE MAI Nordic Mining School Oulu Southern Institute PrintoCent Centre for Environment and Energy 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 UNITS Departments Divisions UNIVERSITY OF OULU GRADUATE SCHOOL Doctoral programmes Intl. Master s programmes RESEARCH UNITS CCMR CWC Giellagas Institute Child Language Research Center Oulu Mining School Steel Research Center SEPARATE DEPARTMENTS Kajaani University Consortium Library Laboratory Animal Centre Center for Microscopy and Nanotechnology Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory Extension School

5 Personnel Other personnel % Professors % Personnel of the Teacher Training School is not included in these figures. Administrative personnel % Researchers % Library personnel 74 3 % Teachers %

6 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 Department of Architecture (City of Oulu) Kontinkangas Campus Faculty of Medicine Biocenter Oulu Clinical Research Centre (CRC) Welltech Oulu Kajaani University Consortium (City of Kajaani) The Centre for Measurement and Information Systems (CEMIS) Adult and Supplementary Education Services (AIKOPA)

7 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.

8 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.

9 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

10 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

11 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 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 Information Technology Machine vision and ubiquitous computing technologies Wireless communications High-speed electronics and photonics Biomedical engineering Information systems and software

12 Biosciences and Health Cell-extracellular matrix research Cardiovascular disease research Enzyme structure and metabolic research Genes and the environment

13 Information Technology Machine vision and ubiquitous computing technologies Wireless communications High-speed electronics and photonics Biomedical engineering Information systems and software

14 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

15 Cultural Identity and Interaction Cultural Identity and Interaction Language, education and interaction

16 Innovations Management group Working committee City of Oulu OAMK University of Oulu VTT Technopolis 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 Printed Intelligence PrintoCent

17 Specialization areas students Humanities Education Science Medicine Dentistry 323 Health Sciences 391 Economics and Business Administration Technology degree programmes 17 international master s programmes 3872 students on continuing education programmes 3424 students pursuing Open University studies at 20 locations

18 Students

19 Completed Master s degrees

20 Completed doctoral degrees

21 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

22 Incoming exchange students France Spain Germany USA Italy Poland Czech Rep. Mexico Korea Turkey China Slovakia Hungary Austria Russia Japan Portugal Lithuania Belgium Singapore Britain 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:

23 Outgoing exchange students Germany Spain USA Austria China France Britain Sweden Thailand Japan Denmark Australia Norway Canada Netherlands Singapore Belgium Italy Czech Rep 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

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