Coun­try-spe­cific re­quire­ments - Bachelor's Programmes

These instructions apply to you if you apply to University of Helsinki in Bachelor's admissions during winter / spring 2018-2019. These instructions do NOT apply to applications for student transfers from other Finnish universities or admission via the Open University.

At the application stage, copies of original certificates are accepted as enclosures to the applications to Bachelor’s programmes (except for applications for student transfers from other Finnish universities or admission via the Open University). If you submit unofficial copies of the required enclosures with your application and you are admitted, the admission decision will be conditional.

If you are admitted, and your admission decision is conditional, you must submit officially certified copies of the certificates demonstrating your eligibility for higher education and your language proficiency upon accepting the place offered to you. If you fail to submit officially certified copies of the required documents by 12 July 2019, you will lose your place. Enclosures must arrive by the deadline of 15.00 local time in Helsinki. If you submit enclosures by post, please note that a postmark dated before the deadline is NOT sufficient. It is also possible to come and show the original documents at the Admission Services in person.

All educational documents must be either officially certified by the awarding institution, or legalised. Notarised copies are accepted only from Finnish notaries public.  In addition to officially certified copies we accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

Please note that there are also country-specific document requirements in place for some degree-awarding countries. If you are admitted, educational documents from these countries must be attested or submitted in a certain way. These country-specific requirements must be followed first and foremost, before the regular requirements for attesting and submitting documents. Please note that for some countries the country-specific requirements only apply to certain educational documents, such as a transcript of records. In such cases, you can submit the other required documents as officially certified copies.

If the country where your qualification was awarded is not listed below, you must submit the required documents as officially certified copies. If your educational document is either IB, AICE or A Levels diploma, please follow the general instructions for submitting the documents.

Please note that submitting the educational documents according to the country-specific requirements may be a slow process. It is important to start the process in good time.

The educational documents must be certified by the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kabul.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Afghanistan. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is a general upper secondary education certificate, there are no country-specific requirements for Australia, and you can submit the required documents as officially certified copies.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Australia. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree or, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

Submit a copy of the official government-granted upper secondary degree certificate. 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 your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Azerbaijan. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

The upper secondary educational documents must be officially certified (attested) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh, specifically the Consular and Welfare Wing. Each page of the educational documents must carry the original seal and signature of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Bangladesh. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

Submit a copy of the official government-granted upper secondary degree certificate. 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 your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Belarus. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

The upper secondary educational documents must be submitted to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the examining body.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Cameroon. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is a general upper secondary education certificate, there are no country-specific requirements for Canada, and you can submit the required documents as officially certified copies.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Canada. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

You must submit your upper secondary educational documents to CHESICC (China Higher Education Student Information and Career Center) for verification. Request CHESICC to submit the verification report in English or send the report from the CHESICC online verification service to the following email address: application-enclosures@helsinki.fi.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for China. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is a general upper secondary education certificate, there are no country-specific requirements for Eritrea, and you can submit the required documents as officially certified copies.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Eritrea. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is a general upper secondary education certificate, there are no country-specific requirements for Ethiopia, and you can submit the required documents as officially certified copies.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Ethiopia. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

You must submit the West African Senior Secondary Certificate (WASSC) granted by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) together with an unscratched Access Card. The Access Card is used to verify the degree using an online service.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Ghana. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

The upper secondary educational documents must be submitted to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope by the awarding institution. 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.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for India. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is a general upper secondary education certificate, there are no country-specific requirements for Indonesia, and you can submit the required documents as officially certified copies.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Indonesia. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

Copies of your upper secondary educational documents must be legalised 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.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Iran. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

You must submit the Leaving Certificate to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope by the awarding institution. 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.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Ireland. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is a general upper secondary education certificate, there are no country-specific requirements for Japan, and you can submit the required documents as officially certified copies.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Japan. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

Submit a copy of the official government-granted upper secondary degree certificate. 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 your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Kazakhstan. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

You must submit the statement of examination results for Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope by the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC). The envelope must be sealed with the KNEC’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.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Kenya. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is a general upper secondary education certificate, there are no country-specific requirements for Malaysia, and you can submit the required documents as officially certified copies.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate examination, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Malaysia. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is a general upper secondary education certificate, there are no country-specific requirements for Nepal, and you can submit the required documents as officially certified copies.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Nepal. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is a general upper secondary education certificate, there are no country-specific requirements for New Zealand, and you can submit the required documents as officially certified copies.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for New Zealand. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

You must submit the West African Senior Secondary Certificate (WASSC) granted by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) together with an unscratched Access Card. The Access Card is used to verify the degree using an online service.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Nigeria. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

The upper secondary educational documents must be certified (attested) by the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC). Each page of the transcript of records and the degree certificate must be stamped and signed by the IBCC. The documents must be verifiable via their online service. If this is not possible, the educational documents must be submitted directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the IBCC.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Pakistan. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

Submit a copy of the official government-granted upper secondary degree certificate. 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. 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 your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Russia. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is a general upper secondary education certificate, there are no country-specific requirements for South Africa, and you can submit the required documents as officially certified copies.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for South Africa. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is a general upper secondary education certificate, there are no country-specific requirements for South Korea, and you can submit the required documents as officially certified copies.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for South Korea. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is a general upper secondary education certificate, there are no country-specific requirements for Sudan, and you can submit the required documents as officially certified copies.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Sudan. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is a general upper secondary education certificate, there are no country-specific requirements for Taiwan, and you can submit the required documents as officially certified copies.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Taiwan. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is a general upper secondary education certificate, there are no country-specific requirements for Tanzania, and you can submit the required documents as officially certified copies.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Tanzania. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

You must submit the Letter of Education to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope by the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB). The envelope must be sealed with the UNEB’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.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Uganda. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

The original upper secondary 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 your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for Ukraine. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

The Statement of Results must be submitted to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki in a sealed envelope by the examining body. The envelope must be sealed with the examining body’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.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for United Kingdom.

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.

The upper secondary educational documents must be submitted to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the National Student Clearinghouse.

If your educational document is an International Baccalaureate diploma, you must order a Transcript of Grades from IBO and ask them to send it to the Admissions Services of University of Helsinki. University of Helsinki will get the final grades electronically from IBO. If you do not give IBO permission to release your grades to the University of Helsinki, you must follow the country-specific requirements for the United States. 

If your educational document is an AICE diploma or A Levels offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel, an official statement of examination results must be sent directly to the Admissions Services of the University of Helsinki by the appropriate examination board (Cambridge Assessment International Education or Edexcel).

If the educational document with which you proved your general eligibility for academic education is university studies or a university degree, please follow separate instructions.

In place of the educational documents submitted according to these country-specific requirements we also accept educational documents submitted electronically through certain international services.