Basic Information

Next application period: Next start in autumn 2023

Target Audience

Cloud and Server Systems studies are suitable for you, if

  • you have basic ICT skills
  • you are interested in career in cloud computing
  • you want to improve your expertise and get new skills.


This study module gives basic skills needed to work in cloud computing.


Cloud and Server Systems study module includes six courses:

  • Introduction to virtualization and cloud computing
  • Windows server and HyperC
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Amazon Cloud Foundation
  • Amazon Web Services
  • VMware vSphere Installation, Configuration and Management

In the enrollment system, you can find more detailed contents of the studies and implementation methods (the link will be updated here later).


Most of the courses are offered as distance learning mode using Teams or Zoom. However, some parts of the studies can be also arranged on Metropolia’s Karamalmi campus (Karaportti 2, Espoo).

All courses are offered in English.

Course Material

Studies are based on AWS Academy, VMware IT Academy and Microsoft Imagine Academy course offerings.


Price of the study module will be updated here later.


Enroll for the Cloud and Server Systems study module in the enrollment system (the link will be updated here later). The study module will next start in autumn 2023.

Before enrollment, please read the Open UAS study guidelines and the Open UAS terms of payment and cancellation. For more information on the general prerequisites (language skills, study skills), see the Open UAS website Language skills and other requirements.

Contact Person

Head of Degree Program Kimmo Sauren

kimmo.sauren [at]