Graduating as a doctor
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
Once you have completed the studies required for a doctoral degree and your dissertation has been approved by the Faculty Council, it's time to graduate as doctor.
Conferment ceremonies (promootio) are celebrations organised by faculties lasting several days, where the new master’s and doctoral degree holders graduated after the previous conferment ceremony get to celebrate in prestigious surroundings.
The degree diploma is issued in Finnish or Swedish.
Everyone who has got their degree from the University of Helsinki, and all of the university's exchange students and staff members are considered its alumni. You can register as alumni anytime during your doctoral studies.