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Contents of the degree certificate at Xamk

The degree certificate at Xamk includes the transcript of records and the Diploma Supplement. The students graduating from the degree programmes in English receive the degree certificate in English and in Finnish.

Diploma Supplement

Diploma Supplement (DS) is an explanation in English of the university of applied sciences, degree certificate and the studies and completed courses included in it, as well as of their level and position in the Finnish education system.

The DS is designed to provide a description of the nature, level, context, content and status of the studies that were successfully completed by the graduated student. DS is aimed at improving mobility and facilitating the academic and professional recognition of qualifications.

Infosheet on the Diploma Supplement published by the Finnish National Agency for Education

Documents related to studying after the studies

Student who has graduated or resigned from studies can ask for a certified copy of his/her degree certificate (including all enclosures) or transcript of records. There is a fee charged for the certificate copies according to the price list for Student Services.

Price list for Student services

Instructions for paying fees through electronic forms

 

Certified copies of certificates

Xamk archives include certificates of studies completed in bachelor’s or master’s degree programmes as follows:

  • in Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences (or Polytechnic) within the period of 1 August 1996 – 31 December 2016
  • in Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences (or Polytechnic) within the period of 1 January 2001 – 31 December 2016
  • in South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (Xamk) from 1 January 2017 onwards.

If you have graduated during the given time periods, you can order an officially certified copy of your degree certificate including transcript of records and diploma supplement. If you have studied but resigned in one of the institutions during the given time periods, you can order an officially certified copy of your transcript of records.

Form for ordering and paying certified copies of certificates (bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes)

Please note, the order is binding and the payment is not refunded even if you would cancel the order.

If you have studied in an institution before the given time periods, please submit information about your studies through this form and we will inform you how you can get the certificate copy that you need.

Course descriptions and other statements

Course descriptions for the studies at Xamk are available free of charge on our online study guide at http://opinto-opas.xamk.fi. There is a fee charged for other course descriptions.

Before you submit and pay the order for course descriptions or other statements regarding your studies, please submit information on the documents you need through this form.

After the student affairs office has confirmed that the needed documents are available for you, you should confirm the order by submitting the form below and paying the required fee.

Form for ordering course descriptions and other statements regarding studies
Please note, the order is binding and the payment is not refunded even if you would cancel the order.

If you have any questions, please contact the student affairs office through Xinfo service.

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