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Free-choice Studies

Each degree programme includes free-choice studies. They can be chosen from the selection of KAMK's free-choice studies or from Open Studies / Open University.

Enrolment for Free-choice Studies 2017 - 2018

The list of free-choice courses that are available at Kajaani UAS during the academic year 2017 - 2018 can be found from below. There are for example web courses and language courses available on the selection of free-choice studies**.The course descriptions are available in the online Study Guide.

The first enrolment phase is open between 27.2. – 12.3.2017 when all the available free-choice courses will be on offer. Enrolment is done via
ASIO > Enrolment for Courses > Enrol for Common Optional Courses.

After the first phase, there will be a second enroment phase at the end of March 20. - 26.3.2017 when only the courses requiring further enrolments to make up numbers or where there is still room are available. It is possible to complete some of the courses in the summer as well.

PLEASE NOTE! Enrol only for courses you know you can participate (eg. you are not on exchange or on practical training)! 

The  web courses taught by Pekka Tervonen are available all year round. For these courses you can enroll in Moodle trhoughout the year using the course code as the course key. The courses will be added to ASIO when they have been completed.

** some of these courses can be completed during summer as well.  


Summer Studies 2017

The shared portal of summer studies offered by 21 universities of applied sciences opens on 1 March 2017 at There will be a range of courses from different fields available for all students. The courses are mostly online courses.  As a student of Kajaani University of Applied Sciences, you can select and register for university of applied sciences courses of your choice, free of charge, and have these courses accredited to your university of applied sciences studies. If you intend to include courses offered via the portal in your compulsory studies, it is recommended that you discuss the matter in advance with your teacher tutor.

Free-choice Studies in Finnish
Finnish speaking students can also choose courses that are offered in Finnish.