How can I become a student?

Find out about our course catalogue and different study options at the Open University from our web service. The study programmes provide detailed information on how, when and where the teaching is organised, and when registration for courses begins.
Studying at the Open University

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.

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