Open university studies by degree programme
The open university offers courses from the University of Helsinki’s degree programmes, spanning dozens of different fields. There are no age restrictions, and courses begin throughout the year. 

Explore the courses available in spring 2023! Many of the courses are organised flexibly online.

See also the preliminary information about the courses in summer 2023: Preliminary information about upcoming studies

Open University courses are free of charge for the citizens of Ukraine. Further information: Open University courses free of charge for the citizens of Ukraine

Open University studies by Bachelor's Programme

Courses corresponding to bachelor’s degree programmes are for the first-cycle (bachelor’s) stage of studies. Most bachelor’s level studies are available to all with no previous education in the field. 

Browse the full course catalogue of each degree programme by clicking the link.

Open University studies by Master's Programme

Courses corresponding to master’s degree programmes are for the second-cycle (master’s) stage. For the master’s level, students must usually have some knowledge or prior studies in the field of the programme or an adjacent field. The course page will indicate whether any prior studies are required for the course.   

Browse the full course catalogue of each degree programme by clicking the link.

Other Studies

Student's digital skills -courses and Sustainability course are aimed at all students. See also Open University studies from the Methodology Studies.

Browse the full course catalogue of each degree programme by clicking the link.

Becoming a student

Familiarise yourself with the enrolment instructions and study practices. 

Looking for something else?  

Browse the full Open University course catalogue   

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