Learn new skills and expand your knowledge

Learning does not end when you graduate. The changing job market requires you to maintain your expertise. The University of Helsinki provides its alumni with opportunities to update and expand their knowledge. Alumni can use many University services and participate in events that help them keep their knowledge up to date. Each year, more than 27,000 people participate in continuing education – will you be one of them?

The Open University offers the opportunity to seek a new career, develop professional competences, enhance your general knowledge or pursue university studies. The flexible and diverse study methods allow students to study while working. Challenge yourself – the Open University is for you!

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The importance of lifelong learning and continuing education continues to grow, as the labor market and its requirements as well as job contents are changing faster and faster. In order to keep up with the pace, it is a great idea to keep your skills and competences up to date.

University of Helsinki Centre for Continuing Education HY+ is an organisation focused on providing research-based, current, and interesting training and development services for both individuals and organisations. We believe that well-being of organisations is built on individuals’ leadership and management, communications, and learning skills. Let us assist you in figuring out your organisation’s training and development needs and how to address them. We can help your organisation to reach the next level of expertise!

HY + belongs to everyone. Check out our course catalogue or contact us at taydennyskoulutus-info@helsinki.fi .

You can also expand your professional skills by completing a postgraduate degree. As a leading European university, the University of Helsinki offers a wide range of opportunities to complete a doctoral or Licentiate degree. For doctoral education, the University operates four doctoral schools, which accommodate a total of 32 doctoral programmes. Besides research, a doctoral degree comprises field-specific studies as well as career orientation and guidance.

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