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 (Lapland UAS, University of Lapland).
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.
English-taught studies in 2020–2021
Application period for the autumn semester's basic Finnish courses XFIN0001 - XFIN0002 opens 1st of August at 09:00. Application period for the spring courses of 2021 starts later during the autumn.
You can apply for a study right via an electronic application form listed on each course's Studyinfo.fi page. You can find the Studyinfo page following the links listed below.
XFIN0003 Finnish for Foreigners 3, 3 ECTS, spring 2021
XFIN0004 Finnish for Foreigners 4, 3 ECTS, spring 2021
After course Finnish for Foreigners 4 you can apply PIA study right for courses in study module Finnish: Language Use and Culture. In following courses, the classes are held in the evening:
Finnish Text Types and Writing (CEFR B1–B2) (2 ECTS)
Advanced Finnish Reading and Conversation (CEFR B2) (2 ECTS)
Finnish Lifestyle, Art and Culture (2 ECTS)
Finnish Culture (3 ECTS)
PIA 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
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 organized during the day.
You can see studies offered by our faculties under Study Guides in WebOodi. Apply PIA study right with PIA application form.
Read more about studies in PIA studies instructions for applying.
Consortium studies (LUC) – a shared supply of studies for the students of the universities of Lapland.
Degree students of the universities of the Lapland University Consortium
(Lapland UAS, University of Lapland) can take courses offered by the other
The available studies are basic studies and Open
University studies. Please fill the PIA application form.
Studies are free of charge if included
in the student's degree.
PIA instructions for applying
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: avoin(at)ulapland.fi
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. Aleksanteri Rahkonen +358 400 543 174, aleksanteri.rahkonen(at) ulapland.fi
It is also possible to receive study guidance via Skype or Teams.