You can apply for your degree certificate when all studies included in the degree are passed and registered in Asta. The application is continuous and you can apply any time you want after all your studies are registered.

The application is completed online. Processing time is three weeks after submission of a complete application. Please note that during the holiday season processing times are longer. Postage is not included in the processing period.

Deadlines 2021-2022
Fall 2021 December 31, 2021 (if you wish to participate in the graduation ceremony March 4, 2022)
Spring 2022 July 31, 2022 (if you wish to participate in the graduation ceremony October 7th, 2022)

Please see more information about deadlines and processing times here.

Application for a degree certificate includes:

*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). External link The decision will be mailed to you by Valvira along with the bill for the application fee. Valvira's processing time is 30 work days.