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Circular economy as a societal change, MOOC, autumn 2023

smart for good
3 ECTS credits
Continuous learning category:
Law and society, Environmental and natural sciences
Teaching format:
Independent learning, Online teaching
45 € (VAT 0%)
Jatkuva oppiminen verkkosivut

Modes of study: The course is an online course. Completing the course requires passing the assignments given during the course. The assignments are related to the different sections of the course and are completed independently. The course materials include the online course materials and other materials given at the course platform. The course does not include lectures.

Teaching methods: Online studies on DigiCampus

Teacher: Jukka Sihvonen

The time to study this course is limited, in the autumn semester, from Oct 2nd to Dec 20th, 2023. The course proceeds according to schedule and students must return assignments at regular intervals. Students must register to the DigiCampus online platform right at the begining of the course. More information, the description and timelines of the course can be found from Peppi study-guide. In their studies, open university students must adhere to the same schedules and study modes as degree students.

This course can also be studied in the spring of 2024, you can find it here.

Study units cost 15 € / credit. This price holds for the academic year 2023–2024.

For more information on study fees and payment and cancellation terms, please see: Registration, study fees and right to study | University of Eastern Finland ( Study right is between Sep 1st, 2023 and July 31st, 2023.

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If you can’t identify yourself using the service or your employer would pay your tuition fee, please contact our training secretary; their contact information is below.

English-language courses are free for the 2023-2024 academic year for those with the status of temporary protection from Migri. See more on studying at UEF and registration for the course while under temporary protection here:

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I. Click the button below to register. You will be directed to our registration service with the study unit already selected; click “In English” at the upper right-hand corner to change the language. If you want to, you can add several study units to your basket before you continue.

II. Proceed in the registration service. You will receive a payment link. After paying, you will receive a confirmation email from Paytrail (payment processor) and a confirmation of your registration from the university.

III. You will receive your starting instructions within seven days of your registration. Please read them carefully. If you do not have a UEF account, you will also get instructions for activating one.

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Registration starts:
2023-08-08 09:00
Registration ends:
2023-09-25 23:59