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Aalto University Open University

Aalto University Open University

Open University courses are open to everyone regardless of their background or age. Open University offers individual courses in Business, Technology, Languages and Art and Design.

Students are admitted to individual courses in the order of registration.

Spring 2019 courses registrations have started. Please see the course list and join in! Majority of the courses will be held at Otaniemi campus.

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Open University course list

Goals for studying


Who can study at Open University?

Open University exists for everyone.

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Minor Studies

In some cases it is possible to study Minor studies in English

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Open University Route to a Degree in Economics and Business Administration

Studies completed at the Open University may entitle you to become a degree student at the Aalto University School of Business, Mikkeli Campus in one major, International Business.

Aalto University Open University Finnish course

Studying Finnish language

At Aalto University Open University is offered Finnish courses which are equivalent to the Finnish courses taught at Aalto University Language Centre.

Studying at the Open University

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How to Study at Open University

Read more how to study at Open University

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Registration, payments and rules

How to register for Open University courses, paying the fees, cancelation policy and rules of conduct

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Study Places

Welcome to Aalto Campus!

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Exam instructions

Everything you should know about exams at Aalto University Open University

Open University Contact Information

Open University services and personnel

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Frequently Asked Questions

Could you find your answer here?

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Course examples

Aalto Living+ Forum by Aalto Living+ Platform
Lectures and seminars

Living+ Forum 2019: Inclusive Environments

The multidisciplinary public lecture series starts on January 10. Design for All, Multicultural Living Environments, and Aging in Cities, are only a few of the topics covered. We welcome everyone to meet and discuss!
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Lectures and seminars

Management Communication online course - places still available!

Join the Open University communication course
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Lectures and seminars

Consumer Behavior, web course

Self-study course for independent learners

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