If you cannot find studies that interest you in the Open University course selection, you can apply for right to study at the faculties and Language Centre of the University of Lapland.
PIA studies are integrated in the degree studies of the University (Finnish: perusopetukseen integroitu avoin yliopisto-opetus), meaning that the Open University students study in the same groups as degree students of University of Lapland. Teaching is mainly organised during the day.
You can see studies offered by our faculties under Study Guides in WebOodi.
PIA studies instructions for applying
PIA application form
Consortium studies – a shared supply of studies for the students of the universities of Lapland (Please fill in the PIA application form)
Degree students of the universities of the Lapland University Consortium
(Lapland UAS, University of Lapland) can take courses offered by the other
member university. The available studies are basic studies and Open
University studies. They are free of charge if included
in the student's degree.
Course 1 ECTS cr. €15
Course 2 ECTS cr. €30
Other courses €35
Basic studies €135
Subject studies €170
Registration to the Open University is binding and the paid fees are not refundable.
Studying is free for attending degree students of LUC institutions during semesters. Degree students may participate in Open University studies provided that the courses are not booked full.
PIA studies are free for University of Lapland staff members and those degree graduates who are completing unfinished study modules.
The PIA guide contains important information about our study practices.
Please read the guide carefully, as it has answers to many problems and questions about your studies.
PIA instructions for applying
Credit transfer application and certificate request form
Credit transfer application form
With the online certificate request form you may ask for a certificate of a completed study module. In other cases, you can request a certificate from avoin (at) ulapland.fi.
Certificate request form
Open University customer service
You can get study guidance at any point of your studies.
The customer service offers you general guidance on studies and study procedures.
Tel. +358 40 484 4495, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Coordinators support and guide you in
- planning your studies
- improving your academic skills.
You can contact us by phone or email to discuss your studies. Anne Kautto +358 400 543 174 and Laura Jokinen +358 400 728 359, opintoneuvonta.avoin (at) ulapland.fi
It is also possible to receive study guidance via Skype or Adobe Connect.