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2 Introduction Research Teaching Cooperation Faculties Personnel Campuses Students University of Oulu Degrees Humanities Education Science Medicine Economics and Business Technology Cultural Identity and Interaction Biosciences and Health Information Technology Multidisciplinary researchUniversity studies Speciliazation areas Outgoing exchange students Collaboration and interaction Incoming exchange students Basic mission Activities across most of northern Finland University of Oulu 1958−2010 ”Three universities rolled into one” International efforts University of Oulu 2009 Environment, Natural Resources and Materials

3 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties University of Oulu Founded in faculties students 2900 employees Total funding EUR 226 million Among the largest universities in Finland with an exceptionally wide scientific base

4 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties University of Oulu OULU Rovaniemi Vaasa Helsinki Turku Tampere Lappeenranta Joensuu Kuopio Jyväskylä ”Three universities rolled into one” Finland has 10 multidisciplinary universities Oulu –Helsinki (2), Turku (2), Tampere, Oulu, Jyväskylä, University of Eastern Finland, Vaasa, Rovaniemi 3 technical universities –Helsinki, Tampere, Lappeenranta –Faculty of Technology at the University of Oulu 3 schools of economics and business administration –Helsinki (2), Turku –Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at the University of Oulu 4 art academies

5 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Linnanmaa Campus 5 faculties Infotech Oulu Thule Institute Giellagas Institute Martti Ahtisaari Institute CWC CIE Centre for Advanced Steel Research (CASR) Micro and Nanotechnology Centre Kontinkangas Campus Faculty of Medicine Biocenter Oulu Clinical Research Centre (CRC) Welltech Oulu Kajaani University Consortium (City of Kajaani) Campuses Department of Architecture (City of Oulu)

6 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Activities across most of northern Finland Kajaani University Consortium Geophysical Observatory (Sodankylä) Kemi-Tornio Unit (Kemi) Oulanka Biological Research Station (Kuusamo) Oulu Southern Institute (Nivala) Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius Raahe Unit OULU Rovaniemi Vaasa Helsinki Turku Tampere Lappeenranta Joensuu Kuopio Jyväskylä Kajaani Kuusamo Sodankylä Kemi Raahe Nivala Kokkola

7 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties University of Oulu 1958− Oulu College Association 1958 Oulu University Act 1959 Activities begin. Faculty of Philosophy, Faculty of Technology and Oulu Teaching School 1960 Faculty of Medicine 1965 Teaching begins in Humanities 1972 Faculty of Humanities 1974 Faculty of Education 1985 Professorship in Telecommunications Technology established at the Faculty of Technology 1994 Biotechnology, Information Technology and Northern Issues defined as focus areas 2000 Founding of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration 2010 New University Act, new focus areas

8 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Basic mission The University of Oulu promotes free research, education and culture, strengthens the national competence base to improve well-being, and strives to ensure the availability of a well- qualified academic labour force and researcher base.

9 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties University of Oulu 2009 First degrees 1108 Doctoral degrees 154 Publications 2908 (in 2008) -Scientific publications invention disclosures, 4 patent applications

10 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Students 2004−2009

11 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Completed first degrees 2004−2009

12 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Completed doctoral degrees 2004−2009

13 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Personnel Personnel of the Teacher Training School is not included in these figures.

14 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties 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 New initiatives: advanced steel research, international business, geo- and mining engineering, science-based education

15 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Biosciences and Health Cell-extracellular matrix research Cardiovascular disease research Enzyme structure and metabolic research Genes and the environment

16 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Information Technology Machine vision and ubiquitous computing technologies Wireless communications High-speed electronics and photonics Biomedical engineering Information systems and software

17 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties 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

18 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Cultural Identity and Interaction Language, education and interaction

19 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties University studies University education is grounded in knowledge derived from cutting edge research and prepares students for life-long learning and professional development Teaching and learning stem from participation in the scientific community, professional expertise and international connections Continuing education caters for the needs of working professionals Open university offers an avenue of study for nontraditional students

20 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Specialization areas students Humanities2278 Education1735 Science3932 Medicine1478 Dentistry308 Health Sciences375 Economics and Business Administration1427 Technology degree programmes 2162 students on continuing education programmes 2843 students pursuing Open University studies at 20 locations

21 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Collaboration and interaction The university’s impact on and interaction with surrounding society rests on successful research and education and exceptionally close partnerships City of Oulu, towns and municipalities, Oulu University Hospital, Council of Oulu Region, Employment and Economic Development Centre, Technical Research Centre of Finland, Geological Survey of Finland, Regional Environment Centre, Nokia, Polar Electro, EB, Stora Enso, Rautaruukki, Outokumpu, Kemira, Technopolis Oulu region innovation alliance Skills in Northern Finland — collaborative network of provincial universities

22 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties International efforts Collaboration agreements with 52 foreign universities Erasmus Network 1060 foreign employees and students –190 foreign teachers and researchers –439 foreign graduate and post-graduate students –417 exchange students –7 FiDiPro-professors

23 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Incoming exchange students Total: 417 Moreover: 3: Greece, India, Portugal 2: Hong kong, Peru, South Africa, Zambia 1: Bulgaria, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Ireland, South Korea, Latvia, Norway, Romania, Sweden Unknown: 5

24 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Outgoing exchange students Also: 3: Brazil, Ireland, Iceland, Namibia, Nicaragua, Singapore, Russia 2: Cyprus, South Africa, South Korea, Portugal, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey 1: Algeria, Argentina, Indonesia, Luxembourg, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Tanzania, New Zealand, Estonia Unknown: 11 Total 357

25 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Faculty of Humanities Research focus areas –Linguistics and Communication Sciences –History and Cultural Sciences –Northern Cultural Environment 145 staff, 2002 undergraduate students

26 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Faculty of Education Research focus areas –Educational Theory and Philosophy of Education –Teaching and Learning, Growth and Development –Education, Citizenship and Environmental Issues in a Changing Society 179 staff, 1608 undergraduate students

27 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Faculty of Science Research focus areas –Structure of Matter and Synthetic Methodology –Structure and Dynamic Processes of Earth and Space –Genetic Research –Mathematical Modelling and Computation Methods –Natural Resources and Ecosystems in the North –Information Technology and Its Applications 572 staff, 3561 undergraduate students

28 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Faculty of Medicine Research focus areas –Life-Span and Gerontological Research –Neuroscience –Connective Tissue Research and Cartilage and Bone Diseases –Cardiovascular Diseases –Cancer Biology and Cancer Diseases –Environment and Health 459 staff, 1413 undergraduate students

29 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Research focus areas –Organizational Behaviour and Organizational Theory –Dynamic Macroeconomics and Application of Microeconomics –Profit and Loss Accounting and Determination of Value –Changes and Development in Business Management –Business Relationships and Value-Creating Business Networks –e-Commerce and Digitalization of Business Processes –Logistic Networks –Investor Behaviour 91 staff, 1353 undergraduate students

30 Introduction Research TeachingCooperation Faculties Faculty of Technology 720 staff, 3567 undergraduate students


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