Graduation

Completion of studies

The students must make sure in good time before planned graduation that they have completed all the studies required by the degree. You can check for the requirements in the Study Guide. You may also request a student advisor to help you in finding out what the status of your studies is.

Graduation ceremony

Graduating students can take part in the official graduation ceremony (publiikki), where diplomas are distributed to the graduates. The ceremony is public and students can invite their family and friends along. Ceremonies are usually held once in semester (June and December). Students who have completed all the studies required for the Bachelor's or Master's degree should register for the graduation ceremony by filling out a form. You will get more information about graduation ceremony when the occasion is topical.

If you are unable to participate in the graduation ceremony you can collect your diploma from room KTK238 or KTK242 within the office hours. By request diploma can be send to the graduate via mail.

Degrees

The degree certificates are granted by the Education Dean. Degree certificates are granted once a month. A degree application is submitted by filling in a degree validation form and returning it to your education programme's student affairs office two weeks before the day on which the degree is to be granted.

Diploma Supplement

The University of Oulu is using a Diploma Supplement developed in cooperation with the EU and the Ministry of Education. It is an English appendix to the degree certificate. University of Oulu students automatically receive a Diploma Supplement free of charge upon graduation. The supplement details the structure and scope of the degree, courses taken and an account of the Finnish educational system.

 

Timetable for submission of Bachelor's theses and graduation dates in the Autumn term 2017

Timetable for submission of Master's theses and graduation dates in the Autumn term 2017

 

Timetable for submission of Bachelor's theses and graduation dates in the Spring term 2018

Timetable for submission of Master's theses and graduation dates in the Spring term 2018

 

Degree validation application 

 

Reply to the Finnish Bachelor’s Graduate Survey

Have you completed your Bachelor’s degree at the University of Oulu ? Reply to the Finnish Bachelor’s Graduate Survey. The survey is emailed to all students who belong to the target group. Your opinion counts: you can influence how your university works to enhance the quality of education.  Read more.

 

Last updated: 4.9.2017