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Open Universities open up study opportunities for Ukrainian citizens

The Open University is open to everyone, regardless of basic education. Finnish Open Universities want to show their support for the citizens of Ukraine by offering them free study opportunities. This page will be updated regularly.
Yellow Aalto flag. Photo: Juha Juvonen / Aalto University

 

 Open Universities offering studies (updated 23 March, 2022)

Organization Study offer Registration instructions
Aalto University The study offer is free of charge until 31.7.2023: https://www.aalto.fi/en/open-university-course-list#/

https://www.aalto.fi/en/news/open-university-tuition-free-studies-for-ukraine-citizens

Hanken

The study offer is free of charge until 31.7.2023 to those who have received temporary protection in Finland and who meet prerequisites for studies: https://www.hanken.fi/en/about-hanken/current-information/war-ukraine

 
University of Helsinki The study offer is free of charge until Autumn 2023: https://www.helsinki.fi/en/admissions-and-education/open-university/open-university-studies-degree-programme https://www.helsinki.fi/en/admissions-and-education/open-university/enrolment-and-fees/open-university-courses-free-charge-citizens-ukraine
University of Eastern Finland The English-taught study offer is free of charge until 31.7.2023: https://www.uef.fi/fi/jatkuvan-oppimisen-koulutukset?f%5B0%5D=education_type%3A509&f%5B1%5D=teaching_languages%3A47 https://www.uef.fi/en/open-university-for-ukrainians
University of Jyväskylä

The study offer is free of charge  to those who have received temporary protection in Finland and who meet prerequisites for studies.

https://www.jyu.fi/en/current/ukraine-war/jyu-offers-courses-and-guidance-to-students-fleeing-the-war-in-ukraine
University of Lapland

The study offer is free of charge. The time frame will be decided at the end of March.

 
LUT

The study offer is free of charge to those who have received temporary protection in Finland.  Valid unti 31.7.2023.

https://www.lut.fi/web/en/the-study-possibilities-for-those-fleeing-ukraine
University of Oulu The study offer is free of charge to those who have received temporary protection in Finland: https://www.oulu.fi/en/joy/open-university  
University of the Arts Helsinki The study offer is free of charge until 31.7.2023: https://www.uniarts.fi/en/open-university-courses/ https://www.uniarts.fi/en/general-info/impact-of-the-war-in-ukraine-on-uniarts-helsinkis-activities/#free-studies-for-victims-of-the-war
Tampere University The English-taught study offer is free of charge until 31.7.2023 to Ukrainian students arriving in Finland :

https://www.tuni.fi/en/study-with-us/open-higher-education-studies/open-university#paragraph-anchor--2c62e469-f28f-4f81-b3b0-05c6ce5ed3c1

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University of Turku The English-taught study offer is free of charge until 31.7.2024 to those who have received temporary protection in Finland. The English-taught study offer: https://www.utu.fi/en/open-university-studies   https://www.utu.fi/en/open-university-studies
University of Vaasa The English-taught study offer is free of charge between 1.9.2022 - 31.7.2023  
Åbo Akademi University The study offer is free of charge until 31.7.2023 https://www.abo.fi/fi/avoin-yliopisto/special-arrangements-for-ukrainian-students/  
FITech Some of the courses offered by FITech Network University in English will be made available for Ukrainian citizens free of charge. The study offering as well as the application process will be confirmed during spring 2022.  

 

Separate study rights

Ukrainian students studying at Ukrainian universities as well as degree students who have received asylum from Ukraine may apply to Finnish Universities for a separate right to study without tuition fees if the war has interrupted their studies. Instructions for applying for a separate right to study on the university's website:

Aalto University https://www.aalto.fi/en/news/aalto-university-offers-study-rights-without-fees-and-with-scholarships-to-ukraines-university

Hanken

University of Helsinki https://www.helsinki.fi/en/news/war-ukraine

University of Eastern Finland https://www.uef.fi/en/article/university-of-eastern-finland-offers-admission-to-20-ukrainian-students

University of Jyväskylä

University of Lapland

LUT

University of Oulu

University of the Arts Helsinki https://www.uniarts.fi/en/general-info/impact-of-the-war-in-ukraine-on-uniarts-helsinkis-activities/#free-studies-for-students-at-ukrainian-universities

Tampere University

University of Turku https://www.utu.fi/en/impact-of-the-war-in-ukraine-on-the-university-of-turku

University of Vaasa

Åbo Akademi University https://www.abo.fi/en/news/abo-akademi-university-courses-free-of-charge-for-ukrainian-students/

 

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