You can apply for your degree certificate when all studies included in the degree are passed and registered in Asta.


The application is completed online and cannot be submitted on paper.

Processing time is three weeks after a complete application has been submitted. Please note that during the holiday season processing times are longer.


Deadline for the fall of 2019 is December 18th, 2019 (if you wish to participate in the graduation ceremony January 24th, 2020).

Deadline for the spring 2020 is June 2nd, 2020 (if you wish to participate in the graduation ceremony June 12th, 2020).


Application for a degree certificate includes:

  • Application form (below)
  • Uploading your thesis to Theseus*
  • Scanned thesis evaluation

*unless thesis contains confidential parts, please see the instructions in the form or on this page about submission.

For nursing students who wish to work in Finland:

Nursing students who wish to get their degree registered and get the right to practice as a registered nurse must apply for their practice rights. 

After you receive your degree certificate, please fill out the electronic form (unfortunately still only available in Finnish or Swedish). The decision will be mailed to you by Valvira along with the bill for the application fee.