The acquisition and updating of skills is vital now and in the future. Be open to new thinking!

The state of the world, a sustainable future, on-the-job learning, digitalisation, cultural diversity – these are just some of the topics from dozens of University of Helsinki disciplines that you can study at the Open University. Continuous learning provides you with in-depth expertise and research-based tools to understand various phenomena in both professional and broader contexts.

Open to learning
The Open University is the right choice for you if you wish to improve your professional skills. By studying at the Open University, you can deepen and expand your skills drawing upon perspectives from various disciplines.

Open to the future 
The Open University is the right choice for you if are still looking for your niche. Studying at the Open University is a good way to spend a gap year, explore various disciplines and acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for entrance examinations. You can also seek a new direction for your career as a mature student. You can apply to the Employment Fund for an adult education allowance if you meet the other relevant requirements.

Open to students
The Open University is the right choice for you if you wish to complete your degree more quickly through flexible studies online, in the evenings or during the summer. The studies offered comply with the requirements of the University of Helsinki degree programmes, and any credits you earn are entered into the University’s student records. 

Open to education
The Open University is the right choice for you if you wish to open your thinking and feed your curiosity. Studying brings joy and empowerment. It is a path that can take you wherever you want to go.

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