The following UniPID Virtual Studies courses are made available to asylum seekers with previous studies in related fields. The number of seats on each course is limited, so entry cannot be guaranteed. Registration links will be added to this page once the registration periods for the courses open.




Concepts of Sustainability

Number of student vacancies available via SIMHE: 5
Coordinating university: University of Turku

Course dates: 21.09.2016 - 30.11.2016
Registration dates: 15.08.2016 - 03.09.2016

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ICT for Development


Number of student vacancies available via SIMHE: 5
Coordinating university: University of Eastern Finland

Course dates: 24.10.2016 - 16.12.2016
Registration dates: 01.09.2016 - 15.10.2016

This is an advanced level course. The participants should already have a Bachelor degree from a relevant field and good skills in information research, reading and writing in English.

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Gender and Development


Number of student vacancies available via SIMHE: 8
Coordinating university:University of Helsinki

Course dates: 20.09.2016 - 25.10.2016
Registration dates: 10.08.2016 - 07.09.2016

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Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation

Number of student vacancies available via SIMHE: 10

Coordinating university: University of Jyväskylä

Course dates: 19.09.2016 - 16.12.2016
Registration dates: 01.08.2016 - 04.09.2016

Those applicants who have a background in
Civil or Environmental Engineering receive priority.

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