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Courses in English

 

The following courses in English are arranged within the OpenUniversity in Turku 2019-2020.

The courses are intended for adult students. No previous knowledge of the subject or previous degree or academic studies are required, but a good demand of English is needed. NB These courses are not language courses.

Compulsory registration in advance.

RELIGIONSVETENSKAP
Registrations for the courses in Autumn 2019 from 19.8.2019.
Registrations for courses in Spring 2020 from 18.11.2019.

Register for the courses: Fill in the electronic course registration form

An e-mail of confirmation is sent out around 7 days before the course starts (adult students have priority to these courses).

Fees: The courses are free for all exchange students at Åbo Akademi and for undergraduates at Åbo Akademi. Others pay a fee of 50 €/term to the Open University.

Courses 2019-2020

 

COMPARATIVE RELIGION (RELIGIONSVETENSKAP)

Carina Gräsbeck, phone 02-215 4644, carina.grasbeck@abo.fi

God is Dead: Nonreligion and Atheism, 5 sp ONLINE COURSE
Time: start 23.9 2019
Teacher: MA Robin Isomaa
Course registration is open: 19.8-16.9.2019 https://web.abo.fi/fc/anmalningsdb/ (IN SWEDISH: RELIGIONSVETENSKAP: Gud är död – icke religion och ateism, 5 sp)

 

DATA SCIENCE

Carina Gräsbeck, phone 02-215 4644, carina.grasbeck@abo.fi

Introduction to data science, 5 cr. ONLINE COURSE
Time: start 28.10.2019 weeks 44 – 51
Teacher: PhD Sepinoud Azimi
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of python is required for this course, e.g. Programming, I, 5 cr.
Course registration opens 19.8.2019 https://web.abo.fi/fc/anmalningsdb/

Data analysis with visual basic, 5 cr. ONLINE COURSE
Time: start 28.10.2019 weeks 44 – 51
Teacher: PhD Luigia Petre
Prerequisites: No specific prerequisite.
Course registration opens 19.8.2019 https://web.abo.fi/fc/anmalningsdb/

Machine learning, 5 cr. ONLINE COURSE
Time: start 13.1.2020 weeks 3 – 12
Teacher: PhD Sepinoud Azimi
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of MATLAB/Octave is advised.
Course registration opens 18.11.2019 https://web.abo.fi/fc/anmalningsdb/

Data Analytics Software, 5 cr. ONLINE COURSE
Time: start 13.1.2020 weeks 3 – 12
Lärare:PhD Luigia Petre
Prerequisites: Basic machine learning/modelling skills advised
Course registration opens 18.11.2019 https://web.abo.fi/fc/anmalningsdb/

 

GENDER STUDIES (GENUSVETENSKAP)

Katarina Humina, phone 02-215 4540, e-mail: katarina.humina@abo.fi

Gender, Environment and Global Economics, 5 sp
Time: 10.10-5.12.2019. Thursdays, 17.15-18.45
Teachers: MA Freja Högback and MA Albina Gakuru
Course registration is open: 19.8.2019-3.10.2019 https://web.abo.fi/fc/anmalningsdb/

 

INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION (INTERKULTURELL KOMMUNIKATION)

Carina Gräsbeck, phone 02-215 4644, carina.grasbeck@abo.fi

Registration: adult students registration to Carina Gräsbeck, carina.grasbeck@abo.fi

SELF STUDY COURSES ON MOODLE, ONLINE COURSES

 

SOCIOLOGY (SOCIOLOGI)

Carina Gräsbeck, phone 02-215 4644, carina.grasbeck@abo.fi

Race, Ethnicity and Nation in Europe, 5 sp ONLINE COURSE
Time: 10.2 – 30.3.2020
Teacher: MA Jasmine Kelekay
Course registration is open: 18.11.2019-3.2.2020 https://web.abo.fi/fc/anmalningsdb/

 

SUSTAINABILITY STUDIES (HÅLLBAR UTVECKLING)

Johanna Fredenberg, phone 02-215 4177, e-mail: johanna.fredenberg@abo.fi

Concepts of Sustainability, 5 sp ONLINE COURSE
Time: 18.9-27.11.2019 (no contact hours)
Teachers: MSc Sinikka Suomalainen, MSc Ea Blomqvist
Course registration is open 19.8-2.9.2019 to http://www.unipid.fi/en/courses/

 

LANGUAGE COURSES

Quota seats / daytime studies in TURKU/ÅBO

Minéa Dahlbacka, minea.dahlbacka@abo.fi, +358 505234624

Finnish as a foreign language, level 1, 5 cr. (8 quota seats)
Time: (Autumn 2019) w. 36-50, Mon 16.45-18.15, We. 16.15-17.45
Teacher: Mikael Varjo

Finnish as a foreign language, level 2, 5 cr. (5 quota seats)
Time: (Spring 2020) w. 3-17, Mon 16.45-18.15, Wed 16.15-17.45
Teacher: Mikael Varjo

Swedish as a foreign language, level 1, 5 cr. (8 quota seats)
Time: (Autumn 2019) w 37-51, Tue, Thu 17.15-18.45
Teacher: Satu Kytölä

Swedish as a foreign language, level 2, 5 cr. (8 quota seats)
Time: (Spring 2020) w 3-17, Tue, Thu 17.15-18.45
Teacher: Satu Kytölä

Swedish as a foreign language, level 3, 5 cr. (1 quota seat)
Time: (Autumn 2019) w 36-50, Wed, Fri, 8.15-9.45
Teacher: Charlotta Sandberg

Swedish as a foreign language, level 4, 5 cr. (1 quota seat)
Time: (Spring 2020) w 3-17, Tue, Thu 8.15-9.45
Teacher: Charlotta Sandberg

Enrolment one week before the course start. Enrolment opens 19.8 for Autumn term and 18.11 for Spring term. https://web.abo.fi/fc/anmalningsdb/

A minimum of one quota seat/course is reserved for Open University students on specified individual courses. Quota students participate in the regular course during daytime.

The Open University study fee (50 euros/term) applies.
Questions regarding quota seats to Minéa Dahlbacka, minea.dahlbacka@abo.fi, +358 505234624.

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Updated 22.8.2019