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The objective of free-choice electives is to support studying, professional and personal development and multi-professionalism. Free-choice electives arranged by Lapland UAS are language and communication studies and general free-choice electives.


General free-choice electives in Spring semester 2018(VAP17-18)

Language studies

German 1  VV1AR   3 ECTS  1.9. - 30.9.2017
German 2  VV1AQ  3 ECTS  1.9. - 30.9.2017
Survival Finnish  XYV0034  3 ECTS  1.9. - 30.9.2017

Since there are students from both the Kemi-Tornio and Rovaniemi campuses, this course will be taught through Adobe Connect (distance learning). To participate, you need a proper USB headset, so that you can do oral exercises during the course. Training session will be arranged in every campus before lessons.


General free-choice electives (VAP17-18) 
in University of Lapland

 Finnish for Foreigners 1  XFIN0001  3 ECTS ongoing
 Finnish for Foreigners 2  XFIN0002  3 ECTS ongoing
Finnish for Foreigners 3  XFIN0003  3 ECTS  1.12.2017 - 31.7.2018
Finnish for Foreigners 4 XFIN0004  3 ECTS 1.12.2017 - 31.7.2018

HOX ! These studies are free of charge for our exchange students.

Contact to University of Lapland:
Laura Jokinen
Phone: 0400 728 359


You must enrol for study unit implementations in SoleOPS via ISP or Study implementation plan during the study unit enrolment period.

Enrolment period

Continuing students enrol for the next academic year’s study units during two periods:

 for the autumn semester 15.4. – 15.5. and

 for the spring semester 1.9. – 30.9.

Starting students enrol at the beginning of the academic year 1.9. – 30.9. (for both autumn and spring semester)

Study unit descriptions, contents, schedules and other related information can be found using SoleOPS. First select the degree programme, then the group and finally the group’s curriculum. The curriculum’s year shows you what will be offered during the next academic year. Click the studies to view more information about them.

Enrolment rules

Enrolment is binding: If a student does not attend a study unit for which he or she has enrolled, the study unit will be graded as "failed". After the enrolment period, enrolling may be cancelled before the beginning of the study unit only for a valid reason.

Students are accepted to study units in the order of enrolment, with the exception of mandatory study units, where students whose curriculum requires said study units are given priority.

In case of cancellations, the teacher accepts standby students in the order of enrolment.


Students of Open University of Applied Sciences register themselves for Open University of Applied Sciences studies using the electronic registration form at www.lapinamk.fi/registration. After acceptance to the studies open path students enrol their selves for the study units implementations in SoleOPS according their studying group’s curriculum. Student affairs officer adds the students who will take single study unit for the study units implementations in SoleOPS.


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Minna Ruokamo, coordinator
+358 40 358 9216