Open University is for everyone
Our Open University offers studies that are available for everyone regardless of age or previous education.
We organise studies as online courses, contact teaching in Rovaniemi
and in cooperation with dozens of educational institutions around the
country. Our studies lend themselves to maintaining vocational
expertise, preparing for entrance exams and degree studies, taking a
productive gap year and gaining general knowledge.
You are free to choose individual courses or modules based on your interest in the fields of:
• art and design
• social sciences
About our studies
We also offer language and methodology courses to complement your
studies. Our English-taught studies include Finnish for Foreigners 1–4
and a number of courses provided by the faculties of the University of
Our Open University offers one route to degree studies, while also being
responsible for some all-year degree studies at the University of
Lapland by organizing language courses for degree students during
summertime. ULapland and Lapland UAS degree students may also attend Open University
courses offered in autumn and spring terms free of charge provided that
the courses are not full.
Take a look at our course selection and come study with us!