Diplomas for the Graduates


The diploma discloses the name of the graduate, the degree taken and its scope, degree title, degree programme and the date of graduation. The diploma is issued in the language of the degree programme and it is signed by the Rector and the Director of Unit.

From October 2012 the information of the diploma can be verified by mobile phone using the UpCode reader software (download for free: www.upcode.mobi). The service is free except for data transfers.

Transcript of Records

The Transcript of Records is issued in the language of degree programme and in English, if the language of degree programme is Finnish or Swedish. The Transcript of Records is signed by the Head of Department. The transcript discloses the name of the graduate, social security number, student number, degree programme, specialisation alternative, studies completed, scope of studies and grades and information of credit transfers. In addition, the transcript discloses the language clauses, directives and other diploma markings and the title of the thesis.

Diploma Supplement

The Diploma Supplement is an attachment to the diploma intended for international use. The English-language supplement provides a description of the nature, level, content and status of the qualification in the national system, and gives information on the professional status the qualification confers. Diploma Supplement is given automatically and free of charge to all graduates together with the diploma.  Diploma Supplement is a part of the Europass-portfolio.

The supplement is signed by the Rector.