Country-specific requirements

There are country-specific document requirements in place for academic qualifications awarded in certain countries. If your qualification was or will be awarded in one of the countries listed below, you must submit your educational documents following the relevant country-specific instructions.

Please note that for some countries the country-specific requirement only applies to certain educational documents, such as a transcript of records. In such cases, submit the other required educational documents following the general instructions.

If the country where your qualification was awarded is not listed below, please follow the general instructions on how to submit documents.

Offshore campuses

If your academic qualification was completed at an offshore campus, please follow the country-specific instructions for the country where the main university is located or accredited.

Studies completed at multiple institutions, e.g. transfer studies, top-up degrees etc.

If your academic qualification was completed at different institutions, for example, you transferred between institutions or your qualification is a top-up degree completed at different institutions, you need to follow all the applicable country-specific instructions when submitting the educational documents covering all the studies leading to your academic qualification.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope. The envelope can be sent by the applicant or by the awarding institution.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted.

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

Submit a copy of the official government-granted degree certificate and transcript of records. The original educational documents must be verified with an apostille by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Copies of the apostille-verified documents must then be officially certified by a notary public. The copies must carry the notary public’s original stamp on each page and the signature of the certifying officer. Alternatively, the notary public can also use a unifying element, meaning that the pages are attached together in a way that certifies them all; in this case only one page must carry the notary public’s original stamp and the signature of the certifying officer.

If you have not yet graduated, you must submit a copy of your official transcript of records. The copy of the transcript of records must be officially certified by the awarding institution or legalised.

Degree certificates, transcripts of records, mark sheets and result cards must always be awarded by the main university or a college with a degree-awarding status. Educational documents awarded by affiliated colleges are not accepted.

The copy of the degree certificate and transcript of records must be officially certified (attested) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh, specifically the Consular and Welfare Wing. Each page of the transcript of records and the degree certificate must carry the original seal and signature of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh.

Further information can be found on the Ministry’s website.

Submit a copy of the official government-granted degree certificate and transcript of records. The original educational documents must be verified with an apostille by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus. Copies of the apostille-verified documents must then be officially certified by a notary public. The copies must carry the notary public’s original stamp on each page and the signature of the certifying officer. Alternatively, the notary public can also use a unifying element, meaning that the pages are attached together in a way that certifies them all; in this case only one page must carry the notary public’s original stamp and the signature of the certifying officer.

If you have not yet graduated, you must submit a copy of your official transcript of records. The copy of the transcript of records must be officially certified by the awarding institution or legalised.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope by the awarding institution. Transcripts sent by the applicant are not accepted.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp or seal across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted.

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope by the awarding institution. Transcripts sent by the applicant are not accepted.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp or seal across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted. 

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.  

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

You are not required to submit a separate copy of your degree certificate if your transcript of records confers the degree and includes the following information:

  • name of the institution awarding the degree
  • title/name of the degree
  • name of the student
  • date of award of the degree

Degree certificate:

Submit an officially certified copy of your degree certificate to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki. The copy must be certified with the awarding institution’s original stamp and an original signature of the certifying officer. If the degree certificate was issued in Chinese, an official translation into English must also be submitted.

In addition, you must submit your degree certificate to the CDGDC (China Academic Degree and Graduate Education Development Center, 教育部学位与研究生教育发展中心) for verification. Request the CDGDC to submit the verification report of your degree certificate to the following email address:

masterenclosures@helsinki.fi

Transcript of records:

Submit an officially certified copy of your final/latest transcript of records to the Admission Services. The copy must be certified with the awarding institution’s original seal and an original signature of the certifying officer. If the transcript of records was issued in Chinese, an official translation into English must also be submitted.

In addition, you must submit your transcript of records to CHESICC (China Higher Education Student Information and Career Center) for verification. Request CHESICC to submit the verification report of your transcript of records or send the report from the CHESICC online verification service to the following email address:

masterenclosures@helsinki.fi

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope by the awarding institution. Transcripts sent by the applicant are not accepted.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp or seal across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted.

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope by the awarding institution. Transcripts sent by the applicant are not accepted.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp or seal across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted.

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

You do not need to submit officially certified copies of your educational documents by mail if your degree was completed after 1 January 1995 and you have a Finnish personal identification code. The University of Helsinki has electronic access to the required information.

Please note, however, that you must still submit a scanned copy of your transcript of records as a PDF file to the following e-mail address:

masterenclosures@helsinki.fi

If you do not have a Finnish personal identification code, or your degree was completed before 1 January 1995, please follow the general instructions on how to submit documents.

Please note that all educational documents awarded by the following institutions must be submitted following the general instructions on how to submit documents:

  • Diaconia University of Applied Sciences
  • Kajaani University of Applied Sciences
  • Lahti University of Applied Sciences
  • Lapland University of Applied Sciences
  • Lappeenranta University of Technology
  • National Defence University
  • Novia University of Applied Sciences
  • Police University College
  • Seinäjoki University of Applies Sciences
  • University of Lapland
  • Åland University of Applied Sciences

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope by the awarding institution. Transcripts sent by the applicant are not accepted.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp or seal across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted.

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

Degree certificate:

Degree certificates must be awarded by the main university. Degree certificates issued by affiliated colleges are not accepted.

An officially certified copy of the degree certificate must be submitted to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki. The officially certified copy can be sent by the awarding institution or by the applicant.

Transcript of records/mark sheet/result card:

Transcripts, mark sheets and result cards must be awarded either by the main university or by an autonomous/affiliated college.

The official transcript/mark sheet/result card must be submitted to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope. The envelope can be sent by the awarding institution or by the applicant.

The official transcript/mark sheet/result card must be certified with an original stamp and signature of a representative of the Academic Registrar's Office, the Examinations Office, or the equivalent office that issues official transcripts of records at the university. The envelope must be sealed with the attesting office’s stamp across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened.

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope. The envelope can be sent by the applicant or by the awarding institution.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted.

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

Copies of your educational documents must be legalized by the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Finnish Embassy in Tehran. Official translations of the educational documents must be certified by the Ministry of Justice. Regular photocopies of certified copies will not be accepted. All the copies must have the original stamp given by the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Finnish Embassy in Tehran.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope. The envelope can be sent by the applicant or by the awarding institution.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted.

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope. The envelope can be sent by the applicant or by the awarding institution.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted.

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

Submit a copy of the official government-granted degree certificate and transcript of records. The original educational documents must be verified with an apostille by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Copies of the apostille-verified documents must then be officially certified by a notary public. The copies must carry the notary public’s original stamp on each page and the signature of the certifying officer. Alternatively, the notary public can also use a unifying element, meaning that the pages are attached together in a way that certifies them all; in this case only one page must carry the notary public’s original stamp and the signature of the certifying officer.

If you have not yet graduated, you must submit a copy of your official transcript of records. The copy of the transcript of records must be officially certified by the awarding institution or legalised.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope by the awarding institution. Transcripts sent by the applicant are not accepted.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp or seal across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted. 

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.  

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope. The envelope can be sent by the applicant or by the awarding institution.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted.

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

Degree certificate:

Degree certificates must be awarded by the main university. Degree certificates issued by affiliated colleges are not accepted.

An officially certified copy of the degree certificate must be submitted to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki. The officially certified copy can be sent by the awarding institution or by the applicant.

Transcript of records/mark sheet/result card:

Transcripts of records, mark sheets and result cards must be awarded by the main university. Documents issued by affiliated colleges are not accepted.

The official transcript of records/mark sheet/result card must be submitted to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope. The envelope can be sent by the awarding institution or by the applicant.

The official transcript/mark sheet/result card must be certified with an original stamp and signature of a representative of the Academic Registrar's Office, the Examinations Office, or the equivalent office that issues official transcripts of records at the university. The envelope must be sealed with the attesting office’s stamp across the back flap to indicate that the envelope has not been opened.

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope. The envelope can be sent by the applicant or by the awarding institution.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted.

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope by the awarding institution. Transcripts sent by the applicant are not accepted.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp or seal across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted. 

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.  

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

Degree certificates and transcripts of records must always be awarded by the main university or a college with degree-awarding status. Educational documents awarded by affiliated colleges are not accepted.

The degree certificate and transcript of records must be certified (attested) by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). Each page of the transcript of records and the degree certificate must be stamped and signed by the HEC. All copies must carry an original stamp by the HEC and must be sent to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope that has been signed or stamped across the back flap by the appropriate official at the HEC.

Further information can be found on the HEC website.

Submit a copy of the official government-granted degree certificate and transcript of records (приложение к диплому) to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki.

The original educational documents must be verified with an apostille by the authorised body of education of the Russian Federation in your region (Федеральная служба по надзору в сфере образования и науки (Рособрнадзор)). Copies of the apostille-verified original documents must then be officially certified by a notary public. Please note that the copy of the official government-granted degree certificate must include copies of both sides of the first page. The copies submitted must carry the notary public’s original stamp on each page and the signature of the certifying officer. Alternatively, the notary public can also use a unifying element, meaning that the pages are attached together in a way that certifies them all; in this case only one page must carry the notary public’s original stamp and the signature of the certifying officer.

If you have not yet graduated, you must submit a copy of your official transcript of records. The transcript of records must be either officially certified by the awarding institution, or legalised.

 

 

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope by the awarding institution. Transcripts sent by the applicant are not accepted.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp or seal across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted. 

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.  

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope. The envelope can be sent by the applicant or by the awarding institution.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted.

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope by the awarding institution. Transcripts sent by the applicant are not accepted.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp or seal across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted. 

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.  

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope. The envelope can be sent by the applicant or by the awarding institution.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted.

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope by the awarding institution. Transcripts sent by the applicant are not accepted.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp or seal across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted. 

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.  

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope by the awarding institution. Transcripts sent by the applicant are not accepted.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp or seal across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted. 

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.  

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

Submit a copy of the official degree certificate and transcript of records to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki. The original educational documents must be verified with an apostille by the Information and Image Centre (Інформаційно-іміджевий центр) of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (Міністерство освіти і науки України). Copies of the apostille-verified original documents must then be officially certified by a notary public.

The copies submitted must carry the notary public’s original stamp on each page and the signature of the certifying officer. Alternatively, the notary public can also use a unifying element, meaning that the pages are attached together in a way that certifies them all; in this case only one page must carry the notary public’s original stamp and the signature of the certifying officer.

If you have not yet graduated, you must submit a copy of your official transcript of records. The transcript of records must be either officially certified by the awarding institution, or legalised.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope. The envelope can be sent by the applicant or by the awarding institution.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted.

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

An official transcript of records must be submitted to the Admission Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope by the awarding institution. Transcripts sent by the applicant are not accepted.

The transcript of records must be certified with an original stamp of the institution and an original signature of the certifying officer. The envelope must be sealed with the awarding institution’s official stamp or seal across the back flap, indicating that the envelope has not been opened. Envelopes sealed with a generic stamp, such as one stating “sealed”, are not accepted. 

The University of Helsinki accepts only official transcripts of records; for example, unofficial transcripts of records or copies issued for the student’s personal use are not accepted. Please note that regular photocopies of certified documents are not accepted, even if sent in a sealed envelope.  

It is acceptable if the sealed envelope contains other official documents issued by the transcript awarding institution, for example a degree certificate and a diploma supplement. Besides these, no other enclosures can be placed in the envelope with the transcript of records.

You are not required to submit a separate copy of your degree certificate if your transcript of records confers the degree and includes the following information:

  • name of the institution awarding the degree
  • title/name of the degree
  • name of the student
  • date of award of the degree