Joint campus, Oulu

Building project – Joint campus on Linnanmaa – alterations for Oulu University of Applied Sciences

  • Launched: 2018
  • Completed: 2020
  • Leaseholders: Oulu University of Applied Sciences
  • Architectural office: Helamaa & Heiskanen Architects
  • Gross floor area: 27,300
  • Locality: Oulu
  • Campus: Linnanmaa
  • Goals & objectives: more mixed use of space, improved services, collaboration, a multi-user building

Work will begin in 2018 on Linnanmaa campus in Oulu on the joint campus built for the University of Oulu and Oulu University of Applied Sciences. The joint campus is scheduled for completion in 2020, when Oulu University of Applied Sciences will be moving to Linnanmaa.

The goal of the joint campus is to enable cross-disciplinary partnerships and collisions between actors and increase the business appeal of the campus. The campus will become a significant hub of activity for the entire region.

On completion, the campus will be one of the largest indoor campuses in Europe with higher education and a wide range of services all under one roof. Companies may also find premises here that meet their needs while they benefit from the innovative and inspiring higher education environment. The joint campus project also involves the building projects for the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Education of the University of Oulu and facilities for the Oulu University of Applied Sciences. The projects for the Faculty of Art and the Faculty of Education are described separately.