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The names of Oulu Region Joint Authority for Education (Osekk) and Oulu Vocational College will no longer be in use after December 31st 2019.  The new joint, official name is Educational Consortium OSAO (business ID 0992445-3).

The name most often used of Educational Consortium OSAO is the short form OSAO.


Studying at OSAO


OSAO is one of the biggest vocational colleges in Finland. We provide vocational education in various fields. We warmly welcome international students to join us. You can apply to study in OSAO anytime throughout the year.

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Educational export


OSAO is active in the field of internationalization and education export.

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Arctic Education Forum 2020

Explore the Finnish education system and experience the Northern atmosphere in winter! In February 2020 Arctic Education Forum will bring you the latest insight into 21st century education and innovative educational solutions. The event offers an amazing opportunity to visit Finnish learning environments. AEF is the perfect event for everyone in the education field to explore Finnish education system and get inspired. OSAO is one of the organizers.

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Welcome! Välkommen! Bienvenido! Bem-Vindo! Maligayang Pagdating! Welcum!

Wherever you are from, you are warmly welcome to visit us!

+358 10 608 2020 (8,4 snt/min inc. VAT 24 %)



OSAO Ovi -applying service

Pikisaarentie 13, 90100 Oulu Finland
ovi@osao.fi, +358 40 8266 060

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Operator: Basware Oy
Transmit id: BAWCFI22
Online billing address: 003709924453

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