Free education for Ukrainian people

Helping to rebuild Ukraine by educational means

ALL OUR ONLINE Courses 

All the courses are free of charge! To participate you must be an immigrant in Finland under temporary protection.

Most of the courses are suitable for everyone. All courses are conducted in English. You can contact student counseling service for help.

 

1 ECTS= 27 hours of work

2 ECTS= 54 hours of work

3 ECTS= 81 hours of work

4 ECTS= 108 hours of work

5 ECTS= 135 hours of work

 

Higher Education students can apply the completed courses to be part of their own degree from their own universities. In the future, if you are studying in Finnish universities, you can apply the completed courses also to be part of the degree. 

 

Bachelor-level courses

Physiotherapy courses - Laurea UAS

Rehabilitation and Encountering the Client, 5 ECTS

This Laurea’s Bachelor Study offers an introduction to Finnish health care and rehabilitation systems. You will learn about multi-professional rehabilitation, physiotherapy as a profession, professional ethics, and client-centred actions in physiotherapy.

 

  • Online course.
  • Self-study assignments.
  • Online meetings for guidance and questions during the course.
  • All materials and assignments are online in Canvas platform.

 

Thank you for participating in the course. The last implementation of the course was in the fall 2023.

Promotion of Client’s Health and Functioning, 5 ECTS

This Laurea’s Bachelor study offers an introduction to professional concepts related to the promotion of health and functioning. You will learn to assess and identify the needs and possibilities related to health and wellbeing. During the course you will also learn to plan user-centered activities from a physiotherapy perspective.

 

  • Online course.
  • Self-study assignments.
  • Online meetings for guidance and questions during the course.
  • All materials and assignments are online in Canvas platform.

 

Thank you for participating in the course. The last implementation of the course was in the fall 2023.

Psychosocial and Physical Wellbeing, 5 ECTS

This Laurea’s Bachelor study offers an introduction to factors affecting human’s overall wellbeing in oneself, in the environment and in everyday life situations. During the course you will also learn to understand and evaluate different ways of promoting health and wellbeing.

 

  • Online course.
  • Self-study assignments.
  • Online meetings for guidance and questions during the course.
  • All materials and assignments are online in Canvas platform.

 

Thank you for participating in the course. The last implementation of the course was in the fall 2023.

Social Services courses - Laurea UAS

Social Work with Children and Young People, 5 ECTS

 

  • Online course, self study
  • Recognize and analyze the special needs of children and young people
  • Support children and young people in different life situations and environments
  • Gain knowledge on different life stages of children and young people

 

Thank you for participating in the course. The last implementation of the course was in the fall 2023.

Family Work, 5 ECTS

Main subjects of the study unit are:

 

    1. Different families and the problems families encounter in a modern society
    2. International regulations, Finnish law and the service system
    3. Main theories & concepts and working methods in family work
  • Apply knowledge of legislation associated with children & families

 

Thank you for participating in the course. The last implementation of the course was in the fall 2023.

Real Estate and Construction courses - Metropolia UAS

Elements of Construction Lifecycle, 5 ECTS

Meropolia’s Bachelor’s studies offer an introduction to the construction industry.

Elements of Construction Lifecycle is an introductory course for anyone interested in the construction industry. It will provide an overview of the building lifecycle stages and the related entities and processes with special focus on sustainability, information processes, and modern digital tools. Note that the term construction industry is here used in the same meaning as building industry or architectural/engineering/construction/operations (AECO) industry.  To start the course, previous knowledge of construction industry is not necessary.

The course is provided in the form of a MOOC which means that it is offered online and there are no contact lessons. Students can study at their own pace.

The course consists of eight modules that will be available on a weekly basis. Each module is followed by a test that must be passed in order to progress to the next module. To pass a whole course, you need to complete all the module tests, possible other assignments, and the final exam. The grading will be on the scale from 0 to 5.

This is a MOOC course for independent study. Studying online course takes approximately 8 weeks.

ENROLLMENT

If you are interested in enrolling to the course, please fill first the background questionnaire form at: https://forms.gle/GShccoeaiKGo1Ano9

Utilization of Building Information Modelling, 5 ECTS

Description:

The course provides the introduction to the utilization of building information models over the lifecycle of a building. Note that the authoring of the BIM models is a broad topic and mostly outside of scope of this course. While there will be an overview of BIM authoring in different design disciplines, the primary focus on the course is on checking and validation of BIM models, planning and coordination of BIM based design process, utilization of BIM models in procurement, construction, and maintenance of a building, collaborative methods, and on implementation and evaluation of BIM methods and tools in the construction processes. The relevant technologies - with the emphasis on the OpenBIM standards - will be presented. The course contains hands-on exercises with BIM authoring, visualization, and model checking tools.

ENROLLMENT

If you are interested in applying to the course, please fill first the background questionnaire form at: https://forms.gle/GShccoeaiKGo1Ano9

Foundations of Energy-efficient and Sustainable Design, 5 ECTS

Presentation of the context of the climate change and sustainability targets, leading to the sustainability requirements in the construction sector. The introduction of the low-energy design principles: good thermal insulation, thermal bridges, air tightness, good windows and ventilation with heat recovery. The concept of a passive house and related Finnish good design practices. Renewable energy solutions for buildings: biomass, solar photovoltaic, and heat pumps. Principles of lifecycle design: site, size, and construction materials with low carbon footprint, or more generally eco materials. Utilization of wood in construction based on Finnish examples.

ENROLLMENT

If you are interested in applying to the course, please fill first the background questionnaire form at: https://forms.gle/GShccoeaiKGo1Ano9

Prerequisites: Elements of Construction Lifecycle (or similar knowledge)

Introduction of Construction Project Management, 5 ECTS

Description

  • Principles of construction project management and site management
  • Importance of planning before site execution
  • Basic tool kit of a planner (bar charts, line of balance, network analysis, resources, monitoring) and ways to solve basic problems

Information and enrollment: Principal lecturer, Seppo Törmä Seppo.Torma@metropolia.fi

If you are interested in applying to the course, please fill first the background questionnaire form at: https://forms.gle/GShccoeaiKGo1Ano9

Fundamentals of Building Renovation, 5 ECTS

 

Description

  • The structures and materials of the buildings to be renovated, deterioration of materials and structures, typical damages and defects, and the importance of maintenance
  • The needs and methods of renovation, including condition survey and assessment of buildings and structures
  • Design, planning, and management of renovation projects

Information and enrollment: Principal lecturer, Seppo Törmä Seppo.Torma@metropolia.fi

If you are interested in applying to the course, please fill first the background questionnaire form at: https://forms.gle/GShccoeaiKGo1Ano9

Nursing courses - Metropolia UAS

Mental Health and Crisis Nursing, 5 ECTS

 

This course offers competences and skills in the field of mental health and crisis nursing. During the course the students will immerse themselves in theoretical knowledge of encountering and supporting people experiencing an acute crisis, extended trauma and the most common mental health disorders. In addition, we will discuss how to apply the theoretical knowledge in different situations.

 

  • The course is primarily aimed for Ukrainians under temporary protection in Finland
  • Bachelor level course, 5 ECTS
  • No previous studies or knowledge of the topic required

 

Thank you for participating in the course. The last implementation of the course was in the fall 2023.

Mental Health Nursing and Crisis Intervention, 10ECTS

This course offers competences and skills in the field of mental health and crisis nursing. During the course the students will immerse themselves in theoretical knowledge of encountering and supporting people experiencing an acute crisis, extended trauma and the most common mental health disorders. In addition, we will discuss how to apply the theoretical knowledge in different situations.

 

• The course is primarily aimed for Ukrainians under temporary protection in Finland
• Bachelor level course, 10 ECTS
• No previous studies or knowledge of the topic required

 

Thank you for participating in the course. The last implementation of the course was in the fall 2023.

 

Master’s level courses

Tourism and Hospitality Business courses - Haaga-Helia UAS

Master of Hospitality Management Hybrid-consumer of tomorrow, 5 ECTS

Haaga-Helia’s Master's studies offer a flexible and individualised path to a Master’s degree. The studies support the development of the students' expertise and advance their careers. To be eligible to apply, an applicant must have an appropriate Bachelor’s or a higher degree and at least two years of subsequent work experience in a relevant field after completing the Bachelor’s degree.

Goals and contents

  • Introduction of future studies
  • Futures orientation - characteristics and concepts related to the future
  • Approaches, data collection and analysing methods in futures research
  • Services, products and concepts of Tomorrow
  • Future service work and management in physical and digital world
  • Future business in different service companies (Specially tourism, hospitality and experience industries, aviation business, logistics, retail)
  • Future of different micro-environments (malls, shops, hotels, restaurants, airports, ferries, professional kitchens)

Timetable: Spring 2024

First key lecture: TBC

Key lectures and workshops: study visits in different companies, group assignment

Address: Ratapihantie 13, Helsinki

Information and enrollment: Principle lecturer, Vesa V. A. Heikkinen vesa.heikkinen@haaga-helia.fi

Link: https://www.haaga-helia.fi/en/master-your-future

Design Service Systems and Value Networks, 5 ECTS

Haaga-Helia’s Master's studies offer a flexible and individualised path to a Master’s degree. The studies support the development of the students' expertise and advance their careers. To be eligible to apply, an applicant must have an appropriate Bachelor’s or a higher degree and at least two years of subsequent work experience in a relevant field after completing the Bachelor’s degree.

Goals and contents

  • Design thinking and innovation thinking as a skill
  • Different service systems (airports, harbours, malls, exhibition centers, stadiums, arena, culture houses, hotels)
  • How to use service system design in different companies
  • Service innovations and innovative companies
  • Service networks types, structures and effects
  • Value creating processes

Timetable: Spring 2024

First key lecture: TBC

Key lectures and workshops: Study visits in different companies, group assignment

Address: Ratapihantie 13, Helsinki

Information and enrollment: Principle lecturer, Vesa V. A. Heikkinen vesa.heikkinen@haaga-helia.fi

Link: https://www.haaga-helia.fi/en/master-your-future

Our Universities

Laurea UAS

Metropolia UAS

Haaga-helia UAS

What you can get

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13 online courses

You will have access to total of 13 online courses

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Certificates

Bachelor and Master’s level courses

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Education

If you are studying in Finnish universities, you can apply the completed courses also to be part of the degree.

Credits

Each course  gives you from 5 to 10 credits

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