Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


The student can discuss the general strategy and policy issues of Internet and wireless information technology.

Credits: 3

Schedule: 15.09.2020 - 24.11.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Heikki Hämmäinen, Jarno Limnell, Jukka Manner

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Heikki Hämmäinen, Jarno Limnell, Jukka Manner

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Internet Forum is a studia generalia course hosted by the Department of Communication and Networking Technology (Comnet). The course handles hot topics in Internet and wireless information technology including global and national trends, product, business and technology strategies and covers issues from recent advances in research to the social, economic and legal impact of the application of the latest technology. The guest speakers are leaders in their fields, scientists, innovators, and business and technology officers in their companies.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Compulsory: Attending lectures, assignment, examination (5 cr). The detailed requirements will be given annually.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Contact hrs 23 h
    Independent study 58 h (3 cr),
    Independent study 112 h (5 cr),


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lecture slides, course book (5 cr).

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:




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