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.

Sign up for Spring 2022 studies! Registration times vary. Please always check exact registration dates in the course description. 

Note that teaching methods are subject to changes due to the coronavirus situation! Please also follow the general Aalto University pages for information on the corona situation.

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Quick guide for studying at the Open University

Access control changing on the Otaniemi campus

Due to the changes in the locking and access control system at Aalto University, mobility in the university buildings is changing also to students.

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Open University News

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Logging in to Sisu changes: important information for Open University students

When logging in to Sisu from outside the Aalto network, extra authentication besides the Aalto user ID is required.
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Want to learn more about people management in multinational organizations?

Distance teaching course People Management in Multinational Organizations begins in January 2022
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Open University services during the Christmas season

Open University services will be limited during the Christmas season.
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Register for Open University spring courses!

Check out our Spring 2022 course offerings and sign up.

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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

At Aalto Open University you can complete minor studies which make part of a university degree.

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Open University route to a Degree in Economics and Business Administration

Open University route in English for Aalto University School of Business, Mikkeli Campus is not available from 2021 on.

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FITech Network University

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

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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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Lifewide Learning (external link)

This website is dedicated to Aalto University’s lifewide learning solutions.

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Finland Works (Open online)

In this course, we will look at how to navigate in Finnish working life and how to find a job. We explore working life in Finland from societal, organisational and individual perspectives. Once you have finished this course, you will have a better understanding of work culture in Finland, what working in a Finnish company is like, how individuals find work-life balance in Finland, how to communicate your skills, and how to look for jobs in Finland.

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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

Read our instructions on how to register for Open University courses, and about fees and rules.

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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 and access control

Welcome to Aalto Campus! Find information how to access study places on the 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

Find out where you can find the results of your Open University courses and exams and how you can order certificates and transcripts of records of your studies at the Open University.

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Multifactor Authentication in Sisu

When logging in to Sisu from outside the Aalto network, extra authentication besides the Aalto user ID is required.

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Individual study arrangements at the Open University

Open University students are entitled to receive reasonable, individual study arrangements due to an impairment restricting his/her ability to study or other health condition.

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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 course list

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Study related news at Aalto University

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The higher education community of the Helsinki metropolitan area gets together: EveryMoveCounts-campaign starts!

The goal of the EveryMoveCounts-campaign is to increase the students’ awareness of the benefits of daily movement for their well-being.
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A record number of applications to English bachelor’s programmes

Aalto University received altogether 7 362 applications to these programmes.
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Finnish Venture Capital Association Best Thesis Award 2021 to Henri Lencioni

Annual Finnish Venture Capital Association Best Thesis Award to Aalto University
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Student Reetta Kälvälä wants to use technology to develop better cancer treatments

Reetta studies bioinformation technology, and she thinks university seems easier than upper secondary school because she can study according to her own schedule.
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