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Courses in English

Courses in English

The following courses in English are arranged within the Open University as online courses 2020–2021.

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. Registrations for Autumn courses 2020 from 17.8.2020 and for Spring courses 2021 from 23.11.2020. 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 2020–2021

Comparative Religion

Contact for more information: Carina Gräsbeck, phone +358-2-215 4644, e-mail carina.grasbeck@abo.fi

Yoga, Meditation and Tantric Bliss in South Asia and the West, 5cr. Online course

Link to more information about the course
Time: 15.9–15.10.2020, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 17.00 – 19.00 (lectures by Zoom)
Teacher: Måns Broo
Course registration is open: 17.8–8.9.2020 Registration form

Data Science

Link for more information about the subject.
Contact for more information: Carina Gräsbeck, phone +358-2-215 4644, e-mail carina.grasbeck@abo.fi

Introduction to data science, 5 cr. Online course

Link to more information about the course.
Time: 26.10-20.12.2020
Teacher: PhD Sepinoud Azimi
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of python is required for this course. For example Programmering, I, 5 cr.
Application deadline 19.10.2020 https://fitech.io/en/studies/introduction-to-data-science/

Machine learning, 5 cr. Online course

Link to more information about the course.
Time: 11.1-21.3.2021
Teacher: PhD Sepinoud Azimi
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of MATLAB/Octave is advised.
Application dates will be announced later https://fitech.io/en/studies/machine-learning/

Data Analytics Software, 5 cr. Online course

Link to more information about the course.
Time: 11.1-21.3.2021
Teacher: PhD Luigia Petre
Prerequisites: Basic machine learning/modelling skills advised
Application dates will be announced later https://fitech.io/en/studies/data-analytics-software/

Intercultural Communication

Contact for more information: Carina Gräsbeck, phone +358-2-215 4644, e-mail carina.grasbeck@abo.fi

Introduction to Intercultural Communication, 5 cr. Self study course

Link to more information about the course.

Intercultural Encounters ans Cross-cultural Psychology, 5 cr. Self study course

Link to more information about the course.

The Conceptual History of Multiculturalism, 5 cr. Self study course

Link to more information about the course.

Culture, Peace and Conflict, 5 cr. Self study course

Link to more information about the course.

Intercultural Communication – Critical Perspectives, 5 cr. Self study course

Link to more information about the course.

Cultural Encounters and Interreligious Dialogue, 5 cr. Self study course

Link to more information about the course.

Registration from 1.8.2020: https://survey.abo.fi/lomakkeet/12658/lomake.html

 

Psychology

Contact for more information: Anna Toivonen, phone +358-2-215 4631, e-mail anna.s.toivonen@abo.fi

Basics in Developmental Psychology and Personality, 10 cr. Online course

Link to more information about the course. 
Time: 23.9–13.12.2020
Teacher: MPsych Anna Toivonen
Course registration is open: 17.8–13.9.2020 Registration form

Sociology

Contact for more information: Carina Gräsbeck, phone +358-2-215 4644, e-mail carina.grasbeck@abo.fi

Culture, Media and Society, 5 cr. Online course

Link to more information about the course.
Time: 26.10–18.12.2020
Teacher: MA Jasmine Kelekay
Course registration is open: 17.8–19.10.2020 Registration form

 

Sustainability Studies

Contact for more information: Johanna Fredenberg, phone +358-2-215 4177, e-mail: johanna.fredenberg@abo.fi

Concepts of Sustainability, 5 cr. Online course
Link to more information about the course.
Time: 16.9–25.11.2020 (no contact hours)
Teachers: MSc Sinikka Suomalainen, MSc Ea Blomqvist
Enrolment no later than 2.9.2020 to http://www.unipid.fi/en/courses/

 

Welfare Technology

Contact for more information: Christina Teirfolk, phone +358-6-324 7243, e-mail christina.teirfolk@abo.fi

Introduction to Welfare Technology, 5cr. Online course

Link to more information about the course. 
Time: Participation compulsory via Zoom at:
Tue 15.9 at 16.00–20.00
Tue 22.9 at16.00–20.00
Tue 29.9 at 16.00–20.00
Tue 6.10 at 16.00-20.00
Teacher: MHC Camilla Mattjus
Course registration is open: 17.8-31.8.2020 Registration form

Courses by our partners

The following courses in English are arranged by our partners 2020–2021. Courses arranged by our partners will have additional fees.

► The Open University at Åland University of Applied Sciences

International Marketing

ONLINE COURSE Sustainable Business, 5 cr.

Link to more information about the course.
Time: 7.9–8.11.2020
Teacher: ED Monica Nyholm
Enrolment 4.6–19.8.2020 to https://www.open.ax/kurser-och-fortbildningar/sok-kurs/

 

Borgå folkakademi

Intercultural Communication

ONLINE COURSE AND CAMPUS TEACHING IN BORGÅ/PORVOO Introduction to intercultural communication, 5 cr.

Link to more information about the course.
Time: 24.9 (lecture by Zoom) + campus studies 9–11.10.2020
Teacher: MA Elisabeth Glatz
Enrolment no later than 10.9.2020 to https://akan.fi/en/courses/introduction-to-intercultural-communication-5sp-open-university-at-abo-akademi/

 

Vaasa Summer University

Intercultural Communication

ONLINE COURSE AND CAMPUS TEACHING IN VASA/VAASA Introduction to intercultural communication, 5 cr.

Link to more information about the course.
Time: 5.11 at 18:00–19.30 (lecture by Zoom) + campus studies 20–22.11.2020.
Teacher: MA Elisabeth Glatz
Enrolment no later than 29.10.2020 to https://www.vaasankesayliopisto.fi/kurser/oppen-universitetsundervisning/interkulturell-kommunikation/introduction-to-intercultural-communication


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