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Environmental Policy - Special Themes:, AY 2023-2024

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

Modes of study: The course takes place in the DigiCampus MOOC environment by studying an online course and after the online course writing an approximately two-page essay on "What did I learn about the circular economy?".

Teacher: Jukka Sihvonen

The course can be studied independently between Sep 19th, 2023 and May 15th, 2024. You can submit the certificate from the online course and the essay at any time, but the teacher will only evaluate the submitted work twice during the academic year. The work submitted during the autumn semester will be evaluated after 15.12.2023 and the work submitted during the spring semester after 15.5.2024. Make sure to submit your work by these dates.

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.

Fees for purchasing/lending literature are not covered by the University.

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 registration button on this page. You will be directed to our registration service with the study unit already selected. You can add several study units to your study cart before you continue. 

II Proceed to identify yourself using the service, fill in your personal information to the registration form, confirm your registration and pay the study fees. If you cannot use the service, please contact our training secretary, their information can be found below. 

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If you can’t find these messages, remember to check your email’s trash folder, and contact the open university staff if needed. 


If your employer will pay your tuition fee, please contact our training secretary. Their contact information can be found below. 

Registration starts:
2023-08-08 09:00
Registration ends:
2024-04-28 23:59