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Enrolment and Fees

Study fees

The Open University of Applied Sciences study fee per course is 15€/credit.
Tuition fee is 250 €/ year (12 months). A student has to study at least 17 credits.

Studying at Open University of Applied Sciences Studies is not full-time and therefore no student financial support will be granted to the student. It is up to the student to find out about possible financial aid for adult training, unemployment compensation or other financial support.


The enrolment for studies at the Open University of Applied Sciences is done online with the application form which can be found at the page course offering.

Use always the electronic registration form even if you have already enrolled on some courses before. 

Studying places will be filled in order of registration. Information of Acceptance / being on the waiting list is relayed to the student by e-mail immediately after the sending of the registration form. Those on the waiting list are notified by e-mail of any possible free places at the latest five working days before the schooling begins.

Registration is binding. Registration can be canceled free of charge within the registration period. Those remaining on the waiting list can cancel his/her registration free of charge within two days of having received information of being accepted for the schooling. Cancellation takes place by e-mail at: Notice that simply not showing up is not cancelling! Nor is reporting cancelling to teachers.

Also dropping out has to be reported to the contact person. Not showing up or telling the teachers is not enough. If an Open University student drops out, paid fees will not be returned.

Savonia UAS

Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.