User instructions for Sisu
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
Here you will find current information about Sisu and available support for using it, as well as links to the system’s instructions.
Here you will find technical instructions for Sisu’s study plan.
Here you will find instructions for using Sisu if you have begun your studies in the old degree programmes before the fall 2017.
Here you will find technical instructions on how to register for teaching and exams in Sisu.
Here you will find instructions for updating study plans drawn up before 1 August 2020 in Sisu. All study plans drawn up before 1 August 2020 must be updated according to this instruction. You know you need to update your study plan if its structure appears to be against the rules.
Here you will find instructions on how to use the free edit mode in Sisu. In the free edit mode, you can deviate from degree structure shown in Sisu
Here you will find instructions for making a study draft for when you are planning on completing an optional course of your degree on a student exchange or at another Finnish university
Request for approval in Sisu when the text ‘approval required’ is next to a module or a section in your study plan. The applications are processed in the Student Services of each faculty.
If you intend to complete compulsory studies required for your degree during a student exchange, you should select the studies as usual in your study plan and then add them to the timeline according to these instructions.
Here you will find instructions for how to update a specific section of your study plan to be in accordance with the new degree requirements.
Here you will find information about Sisu’s My Profile page where you can view and edit your personal information.
If you are graduating as a Bachelor and you are continuing to a Master’s programme after that, first choose a Master’s programme to which you want to continue in your study plan.
Here you will find instructions for requesting graduation in Sisu after you have completed all studies included in your degree programme.
Here you will find instructions for registering study modules in Sisu. Study modules are usually registered only upon graduation, and it is not necessary to make registration requests separately.
In exceptional cases you can request graduation even if you are missing single credits as long as the structure of your study plan is in order.
Here you will find instructions for downloading an official transcript of studies and a certificate of a student status on My Profile page in Sisu.
Here you will find instructions for applying for a credit transfer in Sisu. You only need to submit an application for credit transfer if the credits have been completed at another institute of higher education or they have been attached to another degree completed in the UH.
Here you will find instructions for possible issues concerning transferred information. Information transferred from Oodi might appear different in Sisu, but all credits are still in the records and you can get them to appear in your study plan with these instructions.
Here you will find instructions for applying for an extension in Sisu. Before submitting an application, please carefully read the instructions for the content of the application and processing times on the page If your study right expires.