Assessment and registration of doctoral studies
By selecting a degree programme you are able to see the general content as well as the possible degree programme-specific content. You do not have to select a degree programme to see the Open University's instructions.
Search for degree programme
When you search for a degree programme by name or by part of the name the options in the list of degree programmes below the search field is narrowed down. After this you have to choose the degree programme from the list.
Master's and Licentiate's Programmes
Specialist training programmes
Registration of doctoral studies
Instructions and forms for registering completed doctoral studies and study modules.
Assessment of doctoral studies
These instructions provide information on the grades and grading scales applying to courses, modules and doctoral dissertations.
Order a Transcript of Studies
You need an electronically verified or printed transcript of studies if you are asked to provide official proof of the studies you have completed at the University of Helsinki. You can order an electronically verified transcript of studies in Sisu.
Expiry of Studies
The university has set timelines within which your completed studies are valid for degrees or study modules.
Protection of students’ rights and review procedures
The purpose of acts, decrees, decisions and instructions pertaining to degrees and studies is to ensure the equal and uniform treatment of students, their access to information, and the protection of their rights in situations related to studies.
Raising grades and resitting examinations
You can retake an approved examination or course no more than two times.