Registration periods in Open Studies - Semester 2018-19

The registration period takes mainly three weeks and ends about three weeks before the course starts. Remember to check the date in every course you are interested in, the deadlines may vary, though!

Period Registration period
1. period (20.8.-26.10.2018) 1.8. at 9.00 a.m. (Social services and health at 10.00 a.m.) - 12.8.2018 (open study paths) / 19.8.2018 (single courses)
2. period (29.10.-18.12.2018) 17.9. at 9.00 a.m. -14.10.2018
3. period (2.1.-8.3.2019) 19.11. at 9.00 a.m. (Social services and health at 10.00 a.m.) - 16.12.2018
4. period (11.3.-10.5.2019) 28.1. at 9.00 a.m. - 24.2.2019
5. period (13.5.-18.6.2019) 8.4. at 9.00 a.m. - 28.4.2019

How to register for Open Studies

Choose the course or course chain, that interests you.

Please, read the course description and information on possible prerequisites. You can find exact schedules behind the link at the bottom of each page.

Click the link to the electronic registration form ("Enroll for the studies"). You will see the link since the registration has started. Remember to refresh your browser.

Fill in the form, choose the products and read the  cancellation terms. Mandatory information has been marked with an asterisk (*). Click ‘Continue’. Check the information you entered, and then click ‘Continue’ again. The form is now submitted, meaning that the order of registration is determined at this point.

Check the courses and products you selected and proceed to payment. 

Pay the study fee online.

After the registration you will be e-mailed a confirmation message. Note! The registration is not valid, if the fee hasn't been paid.

Before the studies begin, you will also be sent a course letter to the address you indicated.


  • The student places will be given based on registration order (if not other information given)
  • If you got to the online payment and it succeeded, you are getting in to the studies
  • If you are waitlisted, the payment will not be invoiced until open positions become available.
  • Those on the waiting list will be contacted by e-mail of telephone if study places become available. If the individual concerned cannot be reached within a reasonable time, the study place will be offered to the next one on the list.
  • If the online registration is already closed, you can still ask for free student places by e-mail. However, after the registration period you don't have right to cancel the enrolment free of charge.
1 credit
= 10-15 euros

The study fees in Open Studies are:

  • study paths and course chains 10 € / credit
  • single courses 15 € / credit

The study fees will be paid online at the same time when you register. In case the part or all of the study fee will be invoiced, the invoicing charge 5 euros will be included.

Please, take a moment to read the JAMK's cancellation terms and online store terms and conditions (below).

Terms and conditions of delivery

Registration and payment takes place online. Please, take a moment to read the JAMK's online store terms and conditions.


  • If the study fee is less than €150, it will be paid online in its entirety.
  • If the study fee is more than €150, you may choose to pay
    • the entire sum online (instalment 1 and 2) OR
    • pay one instalment (€150) online, in which case the rest will be invoiced (+ invoicing surcharge €5).
  • If the remaining part is invoiced, it will be divided into several instalments where necessary so that a single instalment will not exceed €150.
  • The invoicing will take place about one week after the studies have started.
  • The 1st due date will be after about two weeks from the date when the invoice is sent, and the second about one month after the due date of the first instalment.

Cancellation terms from 1.8.2018

Cancelling individual courses

You may cancel your enrolment free of charge no later than 14 days before the beginning of the course. If the enrolment is cancelled after this, the study fee will not be returned. Non-stop courses cannot be cancelled free of charge. In case of an illness, returning the study fee will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Cancelling study paths and study modules

You may cancel your enrolment free of charge no later than 14 days before the beginning of the course. If the enrolment is cancelled after this, the advance payment (€150) will not be returned. If the enrolment is cancelled 14 days after the beginning of the studies, the entire study fee will be charged. In case of an illness, returning the study fee will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

The cancellation must be submitted in writing in www.jamk.fi/openstudies/cancellation.

Failing to start the studies will not be seen as a cancellation. Paying the study fee is a requirement for participating in the studies.

NB! The old terms are valid until 31.7.2018.

Cancel the enrolment

Please, cancel the studies always in writing by electronic form:

I would like to cancel my enrolment in Open Studies

Open Studies

Open Studies are available to everyone, irrespective of age and educational background. The courses are suitable for you, if you want to develop your expertise or are considering degree studies.

All the courses in Open Studies

There are studies from all the fields in Open Studies.

Studying in JAMK's Open Studies

Open Studies courses have the same objectives, contents, requirements, and teachers as the courses of JAMK’ degree programmes.

Benefits and services

As Open Studies student you have many benefits and services at JAMK.

Registration and fees

Register and pay online. The fee is only 10-15 € per credit!

Contact us

Please, contact us if you want to make inquiries concerning Open studies or need help in planning your studies!