Friday, 13 November 2015

Finland: University of Oulu

The University of Oulu (Finnish: Oulun yliopisto) is one of the largest universities in Finland, located in the city of Oulu. It was founded on July 8, 1958. The university has around 16,000 students and 3,000 staff. On the card you can see the main campus, located in Linnanmaa, about 5 kilometres (3 mi) north of Oulu city centre. One famous alumni is Martti Ahtisaari. He is a Finnish politician, the tenth President of Finland (1994–2000), Nobel Peace Prize laureate and United Nations diplomat and mediator, noted for his international peace work.



Stamp:
Northern Lights (from a set of three) - Issued: 09-09-2009

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