Oulu offers a hig­her gra­de of living. Get to know Oulu. It is a nort­hern Euro­pean city of cul­tu­re, exu­ding com­pas­sio­na­te ener­gy and buzzing with tech­no­lo­gical inno­va­tions for the futu­re.

Oulu is known for the amazingly high qua­li­ty of eve­ry­day living, inter­na­tio­nal career and self-deve­lop­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties that are open to all, and an ins­pi­ring cul­tu­re for invest­ments, inno­va­tion, and busi­ness. Oulu is an insight­ful and down-to-earth city that lives and breat­hes on the terms of the nort­hern natu­re. It is also a mee­ting place for talent and mea­ning­ful oppor­tu­ni­ties for the futu­re. Oulu has space and time for encoun­ters that can turn your who­le life around. A hig­her gra­de of living!

The most insight­ful place in the nort­hern hemisp­he­re

A spherical light art installation made from glowing fibres lights up its surroundings with blue colour in a park. There are people around it, and a person in the foreground is touching the installation.

Amazing Oulu

Eve­ryt­hing you always wan­ted to know about Oulu – almost, at least! Read many big facts and inte­res­ting tri­via about the city on its way to beco­ming the best in the world.

Cur­rent issues in Oulu

What is going on in Oulu right now? Read the latest articles or surf to other pages lis­ting the latest news in town.

Ouluhalli arena and its surroundings photographed from the air. The roof of Ouluhalli has been coloured blue and violet with lights, and the degree sign of Oulu brand has also been created on the roof with lights.