During study year 2018-2019, the degrees are awarded monthly, on the last business day of the month. Exceptions are December, May and June. Student can apply graduation three weeks before the graduation day.

Graduation days in the Autumn term 2018:

-          28.9. (Application must be submitted 7.9. at latest)

-          31.10. (Application must be submitted 10.10. at latest)

-          30.11. (Application must be submitted 9.11. at latest)

-          21.12. Graduation ceremony (Application must be submitted 30.11. at latest)


Graduation days in the Spring term 2019:

-          31.1. (Application must be submitted 10.1. at latest)

-          28.2. (Application must be submitted 7.2. at latest)

-          29.3. (Application must be submitted 8.3. at latest)

-          30.4. (Application must be submitted 9.4. at latest)

-          24.5. Graduation ceremony (Application must be submitted 3.5. at latest)

-          18.6. (Application must be submitted 28.5. at latest)


Graduating is not possible in July and August.


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. After answering to the questionnaire, student is directed to a site with a link to the application.

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 degree certificate is ready. The certificate will be issued in four weeks after the application has been submitted, earliest on the graduation day.

If the graduation takes place in December or May, the thesis and/or practical training can be unregistered when submitting the application. If the graduation takes place in May, these credits must be registered 13th of May at latest. Those who attend the graduation ceremony will receive the certificate in the ceremony. Others can collect the certificate from the study office on next business day or the certificate can be mailed to the graduate.

The graduate submits the property belonging to VAMK to the places the property was originally received from.

The user account is valid for seven days after the graduation. An email message about the termination will be sent to the student immediately after graduation or discontinuation.


Graduation ceremonies

The graduation ceremonies are arranged in December and in May. Each student can have three guests at the ceremony.


Scholarship application for graduating students (students who are liable to pay tuition fee)

Non-EU/EEA degree students who are liable to pay tuition fee, can apply the final scholarship by submitting a scholarship application in connection with graduation. In order to receive scholarship, student must have all credits in study register and graduation has been confirmed officially at Student Services.