Finland (FiMSIC) - Oulu
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
202300
15000
Radiology, Traumatology, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Pathology, Dermatology, Gynaecology/Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Intensive and Critical Care, Availability of departments may vary, Other departments may be available on occasion
All year available, Calendar months, Exchange may start on the first monday of a month, Changes to spesific months may occur
10 SCOPE STUDENTS
0 SCORE STUDENTS
Meal vouchers
Student apartments
- If applicant has restrictions in lodging (allergies, religious reasons...) it should be stated in the application form
- When applying to surgery one is required to have practical experience (how to act in the operating room, sterile dressing)
http://www.fimsic.org/sivu/en-lc-oulu
LEOs
Oulu LEO
OVERVIEW
Welcome to Oulu!
Oulu is located in Northern Finland. Summer temperatures range from about 10 to 20 degrees celsius. In winter temperatures regularly drop to -15 degrees however temperatures around -30 degrees are not unheard of.
Oulu's location provides ample opportunities for travelling to Lapland and Sweden.
UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
University of Oulu Medical Faculty is Finland's northernmost medical school. Main campus is located in Linnanmaa while the medical faculty and university hospital is in Kontinkangas some three kilometers from the city center.
RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
None
BOARDING
You are provided with one meal voucher for every day you will be attending the clinic. Vouchers can be used in Kotka restaurant located in the hospital.
LODGING
Lodging is usually arranged in local medical students' apartments.
TRANSPORTATION
Most international flights to Finland arrive in Helsinki. You can travel to Oulu by bus, train or plane. In Oulu during summer bicycling is the preferred method of travelling. We will attempt to lend you a bike. We will also try to find you a place near the hospital. Please ask your kummi for more information.

To and from Oulu:
https://www.norwegian.com/
http://www.finnair.com

http://www.onnibus.com/en/index.htm
https://www.matkahuolto.fi/en/
https://www.vr.fi/cs/vr/en/frontpage
Oulu Public Transport:
http://www.oulunjoukkoliikenne.fi/english
SOCIAL PROGRAM
During summer months a small get-together event between exchange students of Oulu is usually organized. Watch out also for the national meet-ups that're held twice a year! You will be informed of these events.
MUST SEE
Lapland
Qstock music festival
Air Guitar World Championships

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