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Courses in English for exchange students in the Study Field of Chemistry at the Faculty of Technology

This Course Catalogue lists the chemistry courses taught in English that are available for exchange students during the Academic Year 2017-18 at the Faculty of Technology, University of Oulu. NB!  Course availability: The listed courses are available for exchange students hosted by the Faculty of Technology Study Field of Chemistry and if they have the previous knowledge requirements of the course. Exchange students hosted by other study fields or other University of Oulu faculties usually cannot take these courses, especially if they do not have the required previous knowledge. They must contact the Exchange Coordinator of the Faculty of Technology (contact information below) to ask if it is possible to participate.

When preparing your study plan for your SoleMOVE application, use the information provided under the Courses tab in this catalogue. Read carefully the information under the Courses tab of each course you wish to take (language of instruction, target groups, contents, timing, preceding studies, additional information etc.).

Individual course codes include information on the level of course. There are 3 different levels of courses. The levels are marked with a letter at the end of the course codes, see explanationss below. In WebOodi course descriptions the level is indicated in ‘Type’ section. 

In academic year 2018-2019 there are advanced (S) level chemistry courses available in English. All basic (P) and intermediate (A) level courses are only available in Finnish, and therefore are not available for exchange students.

For information on the exchange application process please see All exchange applicants must submit their exchange application through the SoleMOVE application system by the deadline given, and a proposed study plan (= Learning Agreement signed by you and your home university) is attached to the online application.

Accepted exchange students are required to register to all courses and their exams. Course/exam registration takes place once you have received your University of Oulu login information close to the start of your exchange period. When registering you will be able to find detailed information on teaching and schedule here under Instruction and Examinations tabs.

Teaching schedules are periodical: Courses organized during periods 1-2 are given on the autumn term (September-December), and respectively periods 3-4 refer to courses given during the spring term (January-May).

Teaching periods for 2018-2019

Autumn term 2018
Period 1: Sept 3 - Oct 26, 2018
Period 2: Oct 29 – Dec 21, 2018

Spring term 2019
Period 3: Jan 7 – March 8, 2019
Period 4: March 11 – May 10, 2019

For arrival and orientation dates see

Any questions about these courses should be addressed to:

Dr Johanna Kärkkäinen
Exchange Coordinator for Chemistry
Research Unit of Sustainable Chemistry
Research Group of Organic Chemistry
Faculty of Technology, University of Oulu, Finland
Email: Johanna.Karkkainen(at)

M.Sc. Marita Puikkonen
Faculty International Coordinator
for Student Exchange
Incoming & Outgoing Mobility
Faculty of Technology, University of Oulu, Finland Email:

Further information on application process and services for incoming exchange students
or at International.Office(at)