Online Courses on Education and the pedagogical use of ICT

The University of Jyväskylä has a strong tradition of promoting pedagogy and education. Through the courses of Open University we offer this opportunity for everyone. JYU’s research in education ranked 36th in the 2020 Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects. Our pedagogical expertise has its roots back in the year 1863 when the University of Jyväskylä started the  Teacher Seminary.

The open university courses are open for everyone. You can study our online courses in English on the field of education and planetary wellbeing.  Learn the basics on our educational system, learn how to become a digitally competent educator, experience how to handle guidance and counselling online, study how to create on interactive digital product, and build your knowledge of climate change, biodiversity loss and resource wisdom. 

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, costing 15 euros per ECTS credit. All MOOCs are free of charge.

Study online at the Open University of the University of Jyväskylä!

Get to know our courses in English below:

Registration is open for these courses

Course Study information Links to signing up
Digitally Competent Educators:
Module 2: Teaching and Learning with Digital Resources Registration: 7.6.–12.10.2021
Course open: 6.10.–15.12.2021
Study credits: 5 ECTS
EQF level: 7
Study fee: € 75
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Module 3: Facilitating and Assessing Learners' Digital Competencies Registration: 7.6.–15.10.2021
Course open: 11.10.–20.12.2021
Study credits: 5 ECTS
EQF level: 7
Study fee: € 75
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Information and Communication Technology in Guidance and Counselling
ICT in Guidance and Counselling Registration: 4.6.–3.10.2021
Next course: 4.10.–28.11.2021
Study credits: 5 ECTS
EQF level: 7
Study fee: € 75
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All Online Courses in English

Educational courses

  

Coming soon: Planetary Wellbeing

 

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.