Aalto University Open University

Aalto University Open University

Open University courses are open to everyone regardless of 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. Please check the deadlines for registration in the course descriptions 

Course selection

The Open University is offering studies without tuition fees for Ukrainian students (until 31 July 2024)

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Open University course list

Get to know our course selection

Course list
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What is open university and what can you study there?

Read more about the open university studies and how to get started. 

Interested in Open University studies?

The Open University is for everyone. You can attend courses regardless of your age or background. You can take individual courses or complete an entire study module.

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Quick guide to studying at the Open University

Read here how your studies at the Open University will proceed, from choosing your course to receiving your final grade.

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Studying Finnish language

Aalto University Open University offers Finnish language courses which are equivalent to the Finnish courses taught at Aalto University Language Centre.

Aalto University Open University Finnish course

Minor studies

At Aalto Open University you can complete minor studies

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Studying at the Open University

On this page, you'll find detailed information about studying at the Open University.

Aalto University Open University

Open university news

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South Korea Lifelong Education Development Foundation and Aalto University Lifewide Learning exchange experiences on lifelong education

The Aalto University Lifewide Learning team were honoured to host the South Korea Lifelong Education Development Foundation on Aalto University campus in May 2024.
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Open university courses for summer 2024 have been published!

Most of the open university courses for summer have been added to our course selection.
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Done – Move on Aalto computers to open-source fonts from licensed ones

Aalto University now uses, especially in graphic design, the open-source typefaces of Inter and Besley.
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Open university courses for spring 2024 have been published

Registration for courses starting in spring starts on 11th of December.

General news related to studying at the Aalto university

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For Aalto community Campus, University Published:

External service provider for safety and reception services will change gradually starting from August

The service provider for Otaniemi campus and Aalto Töölö will change from Securitas to Palmia starting from 1 August 2024
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Graduating masters: Give your feedback on studies and make a difference!

Take the master’s alumni survey and have a say in how studies will be developed in your field.
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Open Science and Research Summer Conference 2024 gathered open science experts from all over Finland

Over 90 participants attended in person and 90 listened in Zoom a range of presentations on artificial intelligence, legal and security issues and data management, alongside the latest news on open science activities in Finland. The event was organised by Aalto University, VTT and Open Science Coordination in Finland.
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The application period for FITech's autumn courses is open!

The application period for FITech Network University's autumn courses is open! The selection includes over 100 free courses in the themes of digitalisation and renewable energy. There are courses suitable for both adult learners and degree students.

Open University contact details

Click here for contact details for Open University services and personnel.

Contact details
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Read more about lifewide learning at the Aalto university

Lifewide Learning

Aalto University Lifewide Learning helps you develop your skills in an ever-changing environment.

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FITech Network University

Study courses organised by Finnish universities of technology free of charge. Courses are aimed at all Finns and permanent residents of Finland.

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Aalto University Summer School

Aalto University Summer School offers high quality academic summer courses and programs at Aalto University.

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Non-degree studies, Exchange Studies, Studies under the flexible study right agreement (JOO)

Aalto University believes that education must offer more possibilities than ready-made solutions.

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