University of Oulu, Finland offers Up to 330 International Master’s Scholarships 2013-2014

Scholarship Name: University of Oulu International Master’s Scholarship Programme

Brief description

The University of Oulu, Finland is offering up to 330 scholarships for international students to study for masters degree in architecture, business, economics, education, engineering, and sciences 2013/2014

Accepted Subject Areas?

  • Architectural Design
  • Astronomy and Space Physics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Vision and Signal Processing
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Ecology and Population Genetics
  • Economic Geology
  • Education and Globalisation
  • Finance
  • Financial and Management Accounting
  • International Business
  • Learning, Education and Technology
  • Magnetic Resonance in Materials
  • Protein Science and Biotechnology
  • Software, Systems and Services Development in Global Environment
  • Synchrotron Radiation Based Science and Accelerator Physics
  • Wireless Communications Engineering

About Scholarship

The University of Oulu International Master’s Scholarships provide scholarships to academically talented international students in architecture, business, economics, education, engineering, and sciences. The scholarship is aimed at students studying for a Master’s degree in the University of Oulu two-year international Master’s programmes.

Scholarship Offered Since: Not Specified

Scholarship Type: Masters Scholarships for Interantional Students

Who is qualified to apply?University of Oulu

Applicants are eligible to apply for a University of Oulu IM Scholarship 2013-14, 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 2013 – 14
  • 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. See Approved methods of demonstrating language proficiency.
  • Applicants who are in their last term/semester of studies during the application period, can apply for the scholarship. Applicants who receive a conditional offer of study placement for a Master’s programme will receive a conditional scholarship offer.

How Many Funding Positions are available?

Master’s Programme Maximum Number of Scholarships
Architectural Design 10
Astronomy and Space Physics 20
Biomedical Engineering 20
Computer Vision and Signal Processing 20
Environmental Engineering 15
Ecology and Population Genetics 15
Economic Geology 20
Education and Globalisation 20
Finance 10
Financial and Management Accounting 10
International Business 25
Learning, Education and Technology 20
Magnetic Resonance in Materials 20
Protein Science and Biotechnology 15
Software, Systems and Services Development in Global Environment 50
Synchrotron Radiation Based Science and Accelerator Physics 20
Wireless Communications Engineering 20

What are the benefits?

The masters programme is for two years but the scholarship is for one academic year and covers the full international tuition fee.

In order to retain the scholarship in the second year of study, a student must have completed 45 ECTS by the end of their first 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.

How long will sponsorship last? One or two years

Eligible Countries

International students

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

Application Period

Application period for the Master’s degree programmes and International Master’s Scholarship is December 3 2012 to January 31 2013

Offered annually? Yes

How can I Apply?

There is no separate application for the International Master’s Scholarship. 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 Scholarship have to additionally complete the “Application for Scholarship,” which can be found at the end of the Student Application Form. The International Master’s Scholarship application form cannot be completed and/or submitted without the Student Application Form.

How can I get more information?

If you need more Information about this scholarship, kindly visit the Scholarship Webpage


University of Oulu, FInland

Important Notes:

Admissions and scholarships decisions will be taken at the same time. Those students successful in obtaining an International Master’s Scholarship will be notified at the same time as their offer of admission to their International Master’s programme is confirmed.

For questions concerning the University of Oulu IM Scholarship, please contact admissions.officer(a)


  1. Abdullahi Surajo Maikai says

    its realy helping for a great university like oulu to offer scholarship in those proffesional courses,it shows your great courage in helping world developing countries progess.I hope i’ll be one among those to be offerd such opportunity,thnks

  2. Mamush Woldu says

    Hello Sir/Madam,
    I am Mamush woldu from Ethiopia, I have BED in physics from Bahir Dar University and I am currently working as a teacher in a high school in Ethiopia.During in my study I took Nuclear physics,Electrodynamics,Solid state physics,Electronics,Quantum mechanics,Modern physics,Stastical and Thermodynamics physics…and others.If I get a chance( help) from you,I will study my Msc in Astronomy and Space Physics or in any other related feilds.This would be very big deal for me and i would feel very grateful towards you.

  3. Sibonakaliso says

    i am from Zimbabwe and had got a place to study MSc in Hazards and Disaster Management at University of Kingston for 2012/2013. I failed to take up the place due to lack of funding. i ve done development and disaster management, i have worked as a high school teacher and a teaching assistant at a local university. i m interested in education and globalisation as these are developmental concerns especially in developing countries

  4. Dessie Mammo says

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I am Dessie Mammo Alemu, 36 years old and with sound physique from a developing country, Ethiopia. I have been graduated both my first and second degree in English language and curriculum studies respectively. I have more than 10 years experience as a teacher and school director for primary and then secondary schools. I had been a certified and then diploma holder teacher before upgrading my qualification to Bachelor and masters level. Besides, I have worked as a Woreda/District education office head in Ethiopia (in North Gondar). I have scored Excellent achievements in my walks of work life and also I have 3:46 CGPA (grade point in my masters degree). I am working as a curriculum and module preparation officer at Gondar College of Teachers Education by now. I want abroad further education opportunity either in masters degree or PhD degree in related courses to advance both my qualification and life career in particular and to contribute my share to my country, continent and to the world in general.
    Therefore, I greatly want your genuine support to achieve my objective given here above. Many thanks!
    Yours with best wishes!
    mobile: +251918712867
    Tel: +251581110051
    Gondar Teachers Education College

  5. Temsegen Gadissa says

    hi.i just completed my degree course in the university of adma in Ethiopia.i would like to apply for a masters scholarship in has always been my dream to become an architect and am really hoping that u guys will give me the opportunity to do that.Due to lack of enough funds this dream will remain just a dream.

  6. Wondimagegn Kassa says

    Dear Sir/madam

    I am Wondimagegn Kassa from Ethiopia, i have BA degree in economics and looking for a scholarship to study my masters in economics or any related fields. Would you give me the opportunity to do that. pls help me, i greatly want your genuine support to achieve my dream.


    phone +251917198303

  7. tadele says

    I am tadele from Ethiopia, I have BSc degree in occupational health and safety graduated from Gondar university in august 2009 with CGPA 3.49. I have been working in mugher cement enterprise since February 2010 as health and safety expert.I am looking for masters study scholarship in disaster and risk management in your country /university, please give me a chance to join a scholarship. Thank u

  8. says

    Sir/Madam. I am actually looking for a university like this which offers scholarship in professional courses. I am a holder in BED / Economics, and i would be grateful if i am among those chosen to read Education Globalization. Thanks.

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