A student of the Open University of Applied Sciences receives the right to study limited in time and content.
Study spots reserved for Open UAS on the webstore are not available for Humak’s degree students.
Registration for studies completed at your own pace lasting the whole academic year are processed within two weeks of registration.
No new registrations are processed after the entry period ends.
Studies must be completed according to the course timetable.
You can register for only one implementation of the same course or study module at a time.
Do not register for studies you don’t have time to complete. Cancel your registration as soon as possible if you are unable to complete the studies.
You can cancel your registration according to cancellation terms (see below).
Studying at the Open UAS costs 15 € per ECTS. A total purchase cap of 300 € is in effect for the entire academic year. For example:
In addition to the tuition fee, students are responsible for any travel, meal or accommodation expenses. Other possible fees related to the studies, e.g., study material and ticket fees, are specified in course specific information. Students must also take care of possible insurances.
Humak offers open university studies free of charge to the unemployed and those laid off full-time. The entire store selection of the Open UAS store is free of charge, with the exception of adventure education study modules and adventure education courses that include contact teaching. This offer applies to new registrations made no later than December 31st, 2021. At other times, we grant a 50% discount to the unemployed and laid off.
Unemployed persons and those laid off full-time are eligible for free studies if they are covered by Finnish social security (accepted with a certificate of unemployment, with the code 02, 03, 05, 06, 07 and 08). You must be unemployed or laid off at the time of registration. A “Certificate of unemployment” obtained from the TE office. A certificate obtained from TE offices online service is accepted. The date of the certificate must be close to the date of registration. Submit the certificate as an attachment in the personal information form when you register for courses, or send it no later than within 7 days after registration using the form for sending attachments. If the certificate is not submitted within 7 days, your registration will be cancelled.
The unemployed, retired and Humak’s graduated alumni are entitled to a 50 % discount on single courses starting from 25.5.2021. The discount does not apply to pathway studies, adventure education study modules or adventure education courses which include contact teaching.
Submit a certificate of unemployment as an attachment (with the code 02, 03, 05, 06, 07 and 08) in the personal information form when you register for courses, or send it no later than within 7 days after registration using the form for sending attachments. If the certificate is not submitted within 7 days, your registration will be cancelled.
The payment cap for studies completed during an academic year (1.8.-31.7.) is 300€. Once the payment cap has been reached, you can select studies from the Open UAS free of charge.
The payment cap is personal, and possible discounts will be included in the payment cap as well. You can make use of the payment cap by registering to our web store. The payment cap calculator activates once we’ve processed your first purchase. Adventure education tuition fees are not included in the payment cap. The payment cap resets once a new academic year begins on the first of August.
Payment for the studies is made when registering. You can pay with:
If you cannot use online banking or a credit card, you can make the payment directly into the bank account. You can ask instruction by sending email to email@example.com.
Organisations can also ask for invoice by sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The web store account and academic year payment cap are customer specific. Humak does not disclose customer account information or customer IDs.
You can cancel your registration:
The payment of the cancelled studies will be refunded. A refund will affect the academic year payment cap, and it may also affect the refunded sum.
Studies will be refunded in full if they are cancelled because of reason related to Humak, or the student does not pass the prerequirements of the studies.
After cancelling studies, you will not have access to the learning environment or study materials. Your user ID will remain in effect for 30 days after your studies have ended.
The right to study for paid courses cannot be forwarded. If you want to continue your unfinished studies during the next academic year, you must register and pay for the studies again via the web store, if the relevant studies are still available.
A cancellation notice must be made in written from and sent to email@example.com. The notice must include:
Payments will not be returned, and instalment payments are not cancelled when:
UAS offered Open UAS courses are not subject to VAT for any client groups.