For JYU degree students

JYU degree students and studies in the Open University

Students pursuing degree studies at the University of Jyväskylä (JYU) can also study at the Open University of the University of Jyväskylä by paying a fee or free of charge. By paying the general study fee, a student can choose any courses or modules available in the offering of the Open University. Undergraduates registered for attendance at JYU can also apply for free-of-charge study rights.

In order to speed up the pass-through rates in degree programmes, the Rector offers bachelor’s and master’s degree students an opportunity for free-of-charge studies in certain Open University subjects within a quota system.

Free-of-charge quota for studies in English

A student can get the free-of-charge study right for only one Open University study module within the quota system during his/her degree studies. An exception to this rule is if the student is seeking to advanced studies after completing basic studies in the same subject. The applicants will be informed about admission within a month after the end of the application period.

The students will be selected for the Open University studies in the order of registration. A priority is given to students of international master’s degree programmes. Also bachelor’s degree students are taken into account, if the quota so allows.

Note! If you apply for several studies limited by quotas, please inform by email ( your order of preference for the studies you have applied for.

Studies that can be applied for

EDUA290 Information and Communication Technology in Guidance and Counselling, 5 op
MCEO2150 Guide to Finnish Education, 5 op
KOTEP160 Introduction to Digital Competences for Educators, 5 op
KOTEA260 Teaching and Learning with Digital Resources, 5 op
KOTES360 Facilitating and Assessing Learners' Digital Competencies, 5 op
EDUS1091 Instructional Design, 5 op

Apply for free-of-charge study rights at HelpJyu

If you are JYU degree student, you can enroll on the courses free of charge. Please contact the Open University's Student Services via HelpJYU online customer service.

Commitment to the studies

The applicants are expected to commit to the studies. A selected student can cancel his/her participation before the study right comes into effect. The studies need to be completed within the valid study right period. A granted study right period cannot be rescheduled.

Further information 
Admission and Student Services of the Open University:
tel. 040 576 7760