Useful information before starting your studies

Student walking up stairs on Lahti Campus
Welcome to study at Open UAS. You will attend the same classes as our degree students. Come along!

The ABC of Open studies

Assessment scale

The completion of a course is assessed on a scale of 1-5 or failed/approved.

BYOD - Bring your own device

The studies at LAMK are carried out flexibly by utilizing digitality. Electronic learning environments and digital materials are exploited in the learning process. 

The student connects to the learning environment with his/her own device. We offer a wireless network and support to the usage of own devices.

ECTS credits

By completing a course you get awarded with ECTS credits. One ECTS credit equals approximately 27 study hours. 

Forms of study

The studies at LAB are arranged as contact teaching, blended learning, or virtual learning. All forms of study contain independent learning and team work. 

Network ID

As on Open UAS student you will be issued your own unique Network ID consisting of a username and password, required to access all available online services.

Study guidance

If you need study guidance regarding the contents or implementation of your studies, contact your course teacher/s.

If you have any questions about registration or practical issues regarding Open studies, please contact us via email: avoinamkatlamk [dot] fi (Lahti Campus) or avoinamkatsaimia [dot] fi (Lappeenranta Campus).

Note! Studying at Open UAS does NOT entitle you to get financial aid for students from KELA. If you're unemployed you should talk to your TE Services counsellor before registering to Open studies.