How can I get ECTS credits for the courses?

These instructions apply for Finland only. To see partner universities ECTS credits management, please see instructions in our community.

You can apply for ECTS credits (free of charge) for completed Elements of AI courses through the University of Helsinki Open University, if you have one of the following:

  • a Finnish social security number, or
  • a University of Helsinki user ID, or
  • a user ID at another HAKA member institution

If you live in Finland but none of the above apply, please contact student counseling at the University of Helsinki Open University:

Available study credits
Introduction to AI: 2 ECTS
Building AI: 1 ECTS (with Intermediate honors) OR 2 ECTS (with Advanced honors).

To register the ECTS credits for a completed course, log in to with your course email. Follow the instructions. Note: To register the 2 study credits for the Advanced Building AI completion, you will have to fill in two separate enrolment forms.

The course credits will be registered in the student records of the University of Helsinki within two weeks. You can view your registered studies in My Studyinfo (Finnish bank identification codes, mobile certificate or certificate card required).

If you want to apply for credits at your own university, here are the course descriptions for Introduction to AI and Building AI.