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.

Registration for Early Summer 2021 courses will start 13 April 2021, and for Late Summer 2021 courses 2 June 2021. Please see further information on our course list page and in the course descriptions.

Registration for the early summer Finnish courses in April-June 2021 will start Monday 8 March at 12.00. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation, the teaching of courses can be arranged in part remotely, and changes in teaching time and location may occur. Please follow your course's MyCourses workspace for updated information.

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Information on coronavirus

Information on the effects of coronavirus on activities at Aalto University.

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Open University course list
How to study at the Open University in brief
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Open University News

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Open University courses for summer 2021 have now been published

See the course selection and find intresting courses in business, technology, art and languages.
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Open University course Sustainability in Business begins in February 2021

Join our sustainability course and deepen your understanding of how business operations impact society and the environment, and what kind of roles organizations can play in addressing sustainability challenges.
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Open university payment rules have been updated

We have updated our payment cancellation policy.
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Open University courses for spring 2021 have now been published

See the course selection and find intresting courses in business, technology, art and languages.

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Goals for studying

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

Who can study at the Open University?

Open University exists for everyone.

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Minor studies

In some cases it is possible to complete 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.

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FITech Network University

Study ICT courses for free alongside work. A large selection of courses is available both at beginner level and for experienced ICT professionals.

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Other Aalto University online courses and self-study packages

Other Aalto University online courses and self-study packages

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Open University studies for upper secondary students

Have you ever wondered about what it would be like to study at Aalto University or in a certain field represented at Aalto?

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Individual study arrangements at the Open University

Open University students are entitled to receive reasonable, individual study arrangements.

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Studying at the Open University

How to study at the Open University

Read more about how to study at the Open University.

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Registration, payments and rules

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

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Aalto user ID, student information systems and student communication at the Open University

With your Aalto user ID you can log in to Aalto’s information systems and learning environments, and use the internal services of the university.

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Study places

Welcome to Aalto Campus!

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Exam instructions at the Open University

Everything you should know about exams at Aalto University Open University.

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Results, certificates and transcripts of records

Where you can find the results of your Open University courses and exams. How you can order certificates and transcripts of records of your studies at the Open University.

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Frequently asked questions

Could you find your answer here?

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Open University contact details

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

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Open University exam halls
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Open University course list

Get to know our course selection

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Study related news at Aalto University

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Welcome to the first ever miniature film festival on Instagram!

You have been invited to the premiere. The @aaltoarts Instagram account will feature seven short films from April 26th to May 2nd.
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Excellent business projects carried out as a part of the course Global Marketing Management

‘It’s great how professional, sincere and willing to interact the students are.’
A student team working on their startup idea
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Aalto-led project found ways to support student entrepreneurship

The ministry-funded nationwide YYTO project searched for ways to increase and support an entrepreneurial mindset among students.
Project by Yu Chen & Chia-wen Hsu. Photo: Eeva Suorlahti
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Nordic Biomaterials with CHEMARTS – Small steps for change are valuable

In the coming years, our material world will change dramatically. The overuse of existing raw materials cannot continue, and global consumption must decrease.
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