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.

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Open university news

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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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For Aalto community University Published:

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.
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For Aalto community Studies, University Published:

New organisation and service pages created for Aalto Lifewide Learning

The lifewide learning service pages are targeted especially for teaching staff.

General news related to studying at the Aalto university

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Courses supporting your wellbeing available during the summer

Student, are you thinking about studying during the summer? Check out these courses and materials that support your well-being.
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Master’s programmes’ portfolio renewal in the School of Chemical Engineering (autumn 2024)

New Master's programmes of the School of Chemical Engineering will start in autumn 2024
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Improve your teaching methods for joint programmes

Led by experts in the field, this course is your starting point for unlocking the full potential of collaborative teaching and learning.
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Summer school teacher interview: The Data Visualisation summer course equips you with the must-have tools for communication in a data-scentric world

This August, Aalto University Summer School offers a course on Data Visualisation that deep-dives into visualisation methods, digital tools, and principles of storytelling. Course instructor Dr. Tomi Kauppinen, Head of Aalto Online Learning at Aalto University, shares his thoughts on why data visualisation is such an important skill in your toolkit today.

Open University contact details

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

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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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