The teaching schedule lists all the courses taught during the academic year in question. This is the first place to look for information on what courses you could attend.
The curricula guide gives descriptions of all degree programmes and what they include. Whereas the teaching schedule lists only the courses taught during one academic year, curricula guide has information on all courses included in the degrees. Here you can find information on independent study options in English. Please note that the curricula guide gives descriptions in English also of the courses where teaching is only in Finnish so remember to check the teaching language!
International students in the University of Tampere (both exchange and degree students) can take some courses also from Tampere University of Technology and Tampere University of Applied Sciences. The cross-institutional studies are offered by UNIPOLI Tampere. UNIPOLI web pages also offer information on the Finnish way of life and happenings in and around Tampere.