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Hydrogen production and storage

Individual course

The course provides the student understanding about hydrogen production technologies, hydrogen storage and safety issues. It also covers the new hydrogen production technologies currently under research. This 5+2 credit course is realized in cooperation with the universities of Oulu (the course coordinator), Jyväskylä, Tampere, and Eastern Finland.

Course contents

  • Hydrogen chemistry
  • Hydrogen production and safety
  • Digitalisation in hydrogen and P2X processes
  • Hydrogen storage – systematic approach and new material solutions

Learning outcomes

After successfully completing this course, the student

  • has a comprehensive understanding on hydrogen production
  • knows why and how hydrogen is stored and what safety issues needs to be considered

Teaching schedule

Self study on the course platform.

Completion methods

Lecture recordings and exercises (80% completed) for 5 ECTS (pass/fail)

In addition to these requirements, by completing the course examination it is possible to gain +2 ECTS (altogether 7 ECTS) and get a course grade. The exam is completed online.

This course is arranged flexibly. You can apply to the course until 7.8.2023. Please note that you should start the course on 15.8.2023 the lastest so you will be able to complete the course by 30.9.2023.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

Responsible teacher

University of Oulu
Satu Pitkäaho

Further information about the course and studying

University of Oulu
Reeta Tolonen

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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Hydrogen studies
Hydrogen economy
Course code:
Study credits:
5–7 ECTS
0 €
Course level:
Teaching period:
15.5.–30.9.2023 (flexible start)
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Application deadline:
Host university:
University of Oulu
Who can apply:
Adult learner,
Degree student
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General prerequisites:
High school mathematics, physics and chemistry, or a basic engineering degree is useful.
Course suitable for:
Master students and people working in the fields of hydrogen economy.
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