Open university studies for university degree students

In order to protect students from coronavirus, universities have suspended contact teaching. In this situation, open universities offer their distance studies free of charge to university degree students. The nationwide study offer is available on this page.

The distance studies offered by open universities in Finland is open to university degree students of Finnish universities to allow them to continue their studies in a flexible way, despite the exceptional situation caused by the coronavirus. Study offerings (see the list below) will be updated during spring 2020 as new courses are added and full ones are removed.

Please note: The list is being updated during Spring 2020.

The courses are open free of charge to university degree students until July 31, 2020. If you are studying at another university, you will first need to find out whether your studies are approved by your university. Enrollment is done in accordance with each university's own practice. You can register for the courses by clicking the course name or registration info. Please note, that some courses are open to a limited number of students.

Aalto University

University of Eastern Finland

Introduction to Tourism Studies (5 op)
Registration 23.3.–25.6.2020
Course open until 31.7.2020

University of Jyväskylä


Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius

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University of Lapland

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UniArts Helsinki

Language Studies

Email English (1 ECTS cr)
llmoittautuminen 25.3.–12.4.2020
Kurssi avoinna 31.5.2020 saakka


Introduction to Sound & Listening (2 cr)
Enrollment: 7.–23.4.2020
Online course: 4.4.–8.6.2020

Arts Management

International Creative Business Basics (3 ECTS cr)
llmoittautuminen 25.3.–12.4.2020
Kurssi avoinna 30.4.2020 saakka

Tampere University

University of Turku

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University of Vaasa

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Åbo Akademi University