Open University in Brief

The University of Helsinki has arranged Open University studies since 1977. It has 40 employees and approximately 350 university teachers and researchers as lecturers. Teaching is organised by the Open University itself and in cooperation with many adult education institutes all over Finland.

  • Annual registration of 25,386 students.
  • Of students, 18,373 were women, a ratio of 72,4 %.
  • 9154 were undergraduate students, a ratio of 36,1%.
  • Subjects cover nine faculties of the University of Helsinki.
  • 109,398 credits completed.
  • Instruction mostly in Finnish; some lectures in Swedish and some in English.

The University of Helsinki in Brief
Vipunen (Opetushallinnon tilastopalvelu)

  • Annual registration of  22, 237 students
  • Of students, 16, 286 were women, a ratio of 73,2 %.
  • 6862 were undergraduate students, a ratio of 30,9 %.
  • Subjects cover nine faculties of the University of Helsinki.
  • Instruction mostly in Finnish; some lectures in Swedish and some in English.