Graduating as a doctor
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
You can submit a graduation request in Sisu once you have completed the required study modules and once information on the approval of your thesis has been recorded in Sisu.
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 certificate 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.