The courses at the Open University are open to everyone; there are no age limits or previous education requirements. In order to complete the courses taught in English you must already have a good command of English.
How can I become a student?
Details on study fees can be found in the study programmes.
The course or module fee is payable immediately upon registration, either through an online bank transfer or with a credit card.
The online registration is for those who have Finnish identity number and an online banking ID. If you don't have have Finnish identity number and / or an online banking ID, you should register at the Admission Services of University of Helsinki.
If don't have Finnish identity number and/or an online ID and you live outside Finland / cannot visit University of Helsinki, it is unfortunately impossible for you to register to the course.
Summer courses are free of charge for undergraduate students of the University of Helsinki who are enlisted as attending students at the moment of registration. This excludes a possible fee for study materials.
Double-check the study programme for timetables, teaching venues, completion methods and course literature.
Before your studies begin, you will be emailed further information. You will be granted a University of Helsinki username for the duration of your studies. Activate your username at least few days before the course begin.