Online courses

Openly available MOOCs, courses and learning materials from Geoportti RI partners. Acquire and update your professional geospatial data science skills with these learning resources.

Some of the courses are part of Finnish universities’ curricula, and enrolled students can acquire ECTS after completing the courses. In other cases, contact your supervisors or teachers to discuss about credits.

Learning platforms and course collections


CSC eLena platform

Collection of self-study materials, guided courses, and training events of cloud computing, data science and geoinformatics.

CSC


Location Innovation Academy

Open and free courses and e-learning modules of spatial data and service management. Signing in required.

Location Innovation Hub


DIDAIhub online learning resources

MOOCs of applying geospatial data and technology for sustainability. Digicampus platform requires signing in with HAKA or Gmail account.

University of Turku

Courses and MOOCs


Geo-Python

Self-paced open course that teaches you the basic concepts of programming and scientific data analysis using the Python programming language in a format that is easy to learn and understand.

University of Helsinki


Automating GIS processes

Self-paced open course that introduces you to geographic data analysis using the Python programming language.

University of Helsinki


Spatial Analytics

Self-paced open course that introduces you to different analysis approaches and methods of spatio-statistical analysis, geostatistics, map algebra and geovisual analysis.

Aalto University


Spatial Data Science with High Performance Computing

Self-paced open course for professionals in Finland who are working with CSC’s supercomputers and willing to use the computational resources in for spatial data science processes with Python.

Aalto University | CSC


Introduction to Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics

MOOC for learning basic concepts of remote sensing in the context of forest resource mapping and monitoring. Digicampus platform requires signing in with HAKA or Gmail account.

University of Eastern Finland


Spatial data science for sustainable development

Self-paced open course that introduces geographical and computational analysis approaches to study sustainability related questions.

Aalto University


AI & Cybersecurity MOOC

Self-paced introductory level course on how the rapid advances in AI technology, most prominently machine learning, connect with the changing cybersecurity domain.

Tekoälyakatemia | University of Turku


Mapathon – avoimen paikkatiedon ja humanitaarisen avun kartoitusprojektit

MOOC that introduces the concept of humanitarian Mapathons as a learning experience. Note! The MOOC is only available in Finnish. Digicampus platform requires signing in with HAKA or Gmail account.

University of Turku | City of Turku | Steam Turku