Selection criteria: The EXplORE program is competitive and grades and/or academic credits are used during the selection process.

Application process for EXplORE Master´s programme in exploration: Students in M.Sc. programme in Economic Geology in Oulu Mining School have the possibility to apply for the EXplORE exchange program where student will spend half of the 2nd spring semester (M.Sc. studies) in one of the partner universities. Interested students should contact Professor Kari Strand (, Dr. Jukka-Pekka Ranta ( or Marko Moilanen ( well before the ERASMUS-deadline for spring semester (October 15th).