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Wireless network (UO)

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You can utilise the wi-fi connections of the University using your own devices. Secured eduroam and public panOULU are in your use. You can recognize the service areas from the network logos around the campuses.


Eduroam is a secure international roaming service for members of the European eduroam confederation. Organisations belonging to eduroam can log in to the wireless networks of other eduroam member organisations using their home organisation user accounts.

The eduroam network operating at the premises of the UO and Oamk offers the staff of the University the internet connection and local area network services. Other users (students, visitors) are mainly offered Internet access.

The network requires logging in with user-specific account.

User accounts of UO must be entered in some of these forms:

  • Staff account:
    • account (at)
    • account (at) tai
    • account (at) 
  • Student account:
    • account (at) tai
    • account (at) 

In the network the WLAN client is allocated IP settings automatically.

Installation packages

With these installation packages staff and students of UO can easily connect their mobile devices to eduroam:

a) Univ workstations

  • run the utility program using the shortcut Eduroam WLAN on the desktop
  • utilise the PKI certificate in eduroam and VPN connections, read quidelines: Utilising of PKI in Univ-laptops

b) other devices

  • use web browser of your device and open the page:
  • choose your language and then press: Download your eduroam installer
  • select University of Oulu from the list of Home institutions
  • you find a list of installation packages for operating systems Windows, Apple, Android, Linux and Chrome
    • when your phone or tablet is running iOS or Android, select the installer geteduroam
    • on other devices chooset the installer eduroam
  • your username is asked during the installation, check the right form upper on this page

Network in the University of Oulu



PanOULU is a public wireless network. Use instead Eduroam where it’s possible.

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