Academic Year

Academic Year 2017-2018

New students will start on 1 September 2017 and continuing students on 4 September 2017.

Issuing the Degree Certificate

VAMK will start using a continuous graduation system which will replace the old monthly graduation system. Student will apply for the degree certificate when all the required  courses are passed and registered and other graduation requirements are fulfilled. Student shall answer the AVOP questionnaire before submitting the application for a degree certificate. The application will be processed by the Head of Degree Programme. The degree certificate and its annex will be prepared by Study Secretaries after the approval.  The graduating student will receive information when the application is in process and when the degree certificate can be received from the Study Office. The certificate will be issued within three weeks after the application has been submitted.

Vaasa University of Applied Sciences will arrange graduation ceremonies twice a year. The application for a degree certificate must be submitted at least 2 weeks before the graduation ceremony if student wants to graduate and get the degree certificate in graduation ceremony. In that case can only thesis and/or practical training be unregistered when submitting the application.

  • 21.12.2017 (Graduation Ceremony), Application for Degree Certificate at the latest 7.12.2017
  • 25.5.2018 (Graduation Ceremony), Application for Degree Certificate at the latest 11.5.2018