Non-degree study right
If you can not find studies that
interest you in the Open University course selection, you can apply for
right to study at the faculties and Language Center of the University of
Non-degree studies are integrated in the
degree studies of the University, meaning that the Open University students study
in the same groups as degree students of University of Lapland.
Teaching is mainly organized during the day.
You can find studies offered by our faculties under Study Guides in Peppi.
Please note, that the application period for studies starting in the autumn 2022 will begin August. The application form is available here (from 3.8.2022)
Open University studies are mainly targeted for those already living in Finland. Foreign students may need a visa or a residence permit depending on
Please note that studying in Open University does not
entitle to visa or residence permit. For more information can be seen
on the home pages of Finnish Directorate of Immigration at http://www.migri.fi
Financial aid from the government is not granted for Open University
studies because they do not lead to a degree. For this reason, Open
University students are not eligible for students’ social benefit.