Course calendar

Introduction to Video Games Creation

online studies
06.02.2023 - 06.02.2024

Empowering youth (nonstop start), 5 ECTS cr

Online studies
07.02.2023 - 07.04.2023

From idea to innovation (nonstop start), 5 ECTS cr

online studies
07.02.2023 - 07.05.2023

Climate change (nonstop start), 5 ECTS cr

Online studies
07.02.2023 - 07.04.2023

Sexual health and rights (nonstop start), 5 ECTS cr

online studies
07.02.2023 - 07.05.2023

Gerontological nursing (nonstop start), 5 ECTS cr

online studies
07.02.2023 - 07.05.2023

Culture Finland (nonstop start), 3 ECTS cr

Online studies
01.03.2023 - 01.06.2023

Destination Finland (nonstop start), 5 ECTS cr

Online studies
01.03.2023 - 01.05.2023

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Open UAS studies are intended for all regardless of age or educational background! Our online courses in English are free of charge.
For other courses the fee is EUR 12 / credit.

Students are taken in an enrolment order to the Open UAS studies.
If the course is full, you can enrol on the waiting list. If a vacant place comes available, you will be notified by email.

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Course Calendar instructions

Please notice, that Xamk degree students cannot enrol on OUAS courses.


Search results appear in the order of the last date of enrollment. Therefore, first courses in Course Calendar search results, are the ones in which enrolment is closing in the near future.

However, please notice, that we also offer nonstop-courses, where the last date of enrolment is marked at the end of the calendar year, but we do accept enrolments on these nonstop-courses every month.


You can search courses by writing a word or part of a word

  • The search will pick up results according to course headlines and chosen tag words
  • It may be easier to get results by writing only part of a word.

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  • Bachelor level
  • Master level


  • Online studies Choosing this option gives you only online courses as result.
  • Nonstop Choosing this option gives you nonstop online courses as result. We accept new students to our nonstop courses every month.
  • Path studies The idea of path studies is to study first year studies amongst degree students as a full member of the group, but as Open UAS student. The aim is to complete a certain amount of credits during that first year. Path studies cost 175 euros per semester. Read more at Xamk OUAS.
  • Jatkoväylä Choosing this option gives you courses, that are suitable for vocational secondary level students as part of their Jatkoväylä studies. Read more on Jatkoväylä in Finnish.

Education sector

  • Choosing this option gives you courses by education sector as result. You can choose between: Humanities and education, Information technology, Languages and communication, Culture, Business, Logistics and marine technology, Tourism and hospitality management, Social services, Health care, Technology, Environmental engineering and forestry
  • Same courses can appear as search results on several Education sector searches.


  • By choosing the City option, results offer courses that include daytime or part-time studies.
  • The options in this search include Xamk campus towns in Finland: Kotka, Kouvola, Mikkeli and Savonlinna. There is also an option Other locations.