Flexible university courses online – for all

Study genuine University of Jyväskylä courses online, wherever you are. The JYU Open University offers online studies in English to all, regardless of age, location or educational background. The University of Jyväskylä has a near 160-year tradition in fostering high academic quality, with JYU research in education ranked 44th in the 2022 Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.

Open University courses at the University of Jyväskylä are open for everyone.

You can study our bachelor-level online courses in English in the fields of education, planetary wellbeing, and business and economics.

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Gain the basics of Finland's educational system (Education in Finland MOOCs), become a Digitally Competent Educator, build your knowledge on climate change and sustainability (Planetary Wellbeing MOOCs), and grow your digital marketing skills (Digital Marketing in Practice, a collaboration with Google). 

Who are JYU Open University Courses for?

The JYU Open University is open to all regardless of age, location or educational background. Our studies are offered online so they can be completed through distance learning. Most of our courses have no entrance requirements and the registration period is long. Our studies are affordable, at 15 euros per ECTS. All MOOCs are free of charge.

Registration is open for these courses

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Education in Finland MOOCs
MOOC 1. Educational Leadership: Supporting high-quality teaching in Finland Registration: 1.9.2022–22.1.2023
Next course:
1.9.2022–31.8.2023
Study credits:
1 ECTS
EQF level:
6
Study fee:
€ 0
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MOOC 2. Finnish Early Education and Pedagogy: Right to play, learn and participate Registration: 1.9.2022–22.1.2023
Next course: 1.9.2022–31.8.2023
Study credits: 1 ECTS
EQF level: 6
Study fee: € 0
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MOOC 3. Finnish Basic Education: Equal opportunities for all Registration: 1.9.2022–22.1.2023
Next course:
1.9.2022–31.8.2023
Study credits:
1 ECTS
EQF level:
6
Study fee:
€ 0
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MOOC 4. Upper Secondary Education in Finland: No dead ends Registration: 1.9.2022–22.1.2023
Next course: 
1.9.2022–31.8.2023
Study credits:
1 ECTS
EQF level:
6
Study fee:
€ 0
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MOOC 5. Educational Support and Guidance Services in Finland: Agency through collaboration Registration: 1.9.2022–22.1.2023
Next course:
1.9.2022–31.8.2023
Study credits:
1 ECTS
EQF level:
6
Study fee:
€ 0
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Planetary Wellbeing MOOCs
Introduction to planetary well-being Registration: 1.9.2022-15.7.2023
Next course:
1.9.2022-31.7.2023
Study credits:
1 ECTS
EQF level:
6
Study fee:
€ 0
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Systems and planetary well-being Registration: 10.10.2022-15.7.2023
Next course:
10.10.2022-31.7.2023
Study credits:
1 ECTS
EQF level:
6
Study fee:
€ 0
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Good life and planetary well-being Registration: 10.10.2022-15.7.2023
Next course:
10.10.2022-31.7.2023
Study credits:
1 ECTS
EQF level:
6
Study fee:
€ 0
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Studies in Business and Economics
Digital Marketing in Practice, autumn Registration: 1.9.2022-22.1.2023
Next course:
1.9.2022-28.2.2023
Study credits:
2 ECTS
EQF level:
6
Study fee:
€ 0
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All Online Courses in English

Educational sciences

  

Studies in Business and Economics

Multidisciplinary studies on sustainability and the environment 

 

If you are interested in studying with us, please also read our Study instructions. There you can find important information about registration and fees, modes of study and certificates among other things.