These country specific requirements are applied on the admitted Master's degree applicants. These requirements apply also to those Bachelor's applicants who are proving their eligibility with a higher education degree. During the application period we only require scanned enclosures attached (uploaded) to the application form.
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. Only for a particularly weighty reason can the original documents be checked.
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.
Please note that we require all admitted applicants to provide us both the degree certificate and the transcript of records unless stated otherwise in the following requirements.
Kindly note that regular photocopies are not sufficient, even if they are sent by the awarding institution. The University of Eastern Finland only accepts official transcripts of record. It is also possible to submit electronic transcripts through a few recognized sources. For information on which electronic transcript sending services are accepted by the university, please see Electronic transcripts. If your institution uses one of the services, you can request for your official transcript of records to be electronically sent to the University of Eastern Finland.
Please check if your degree awarding country is listed below and then follow the given instructions. The University of Eastern Finland makes no exceptions to these requirements.
If the country your educational documents were awarded in is not on the list, we require you to send officially certified copies to our university. For more information please see Verification of educational documents.
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 applicable country-specific instructions when submitting the educational documents covering all the studies leading to your academic qualification.