Diploma Conferment Ceremony

A Diploma conferment ceremony is the graduation ceremony held in the faculties where the diplomas and certificates are given. Usually the ceremonies take place in the end of each semester. The program may also include speeches, performances and coffee service. Usually, pre-registrations are requested, and the dress code is black tie or smart casual. There are some differences in ceremony practices of the faculties. Remember to check your own faculties instructions!
You can find instructions specific to your own study programme below.

Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

Graduation schedule for degree students

Graduation events of Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine are organized in the last graduation day of the semester on May and December. You are allowed to invite two quests. Kaisa Tuominen will sent a separate invitation for graduation event to all students who have sent the application for degree certificate. All students that have graduated at that semester are welcome to the graduation event.

There will be no graduation ceremony in December 2020.

Faculty of Humanities

In the Faculty of Humanities graduation ceremony (Diploma Conferment Ceremony) is held twice a year, in December and in June. 

Graduating students can register for the graduation ceremony when filling in the electronic degree application: https://osat.oulu.fi 

Faculty of Education

The next Diploma Conferment Ceremony will be held on Friday, August 19, 2022.

More information about the event and registration will be provided later.

Faculty of Science

Graduation events of Faculty of Science are organized in the last graduation day of the semester. All students that have graduated at that semester are welcome to the graduation event. If you want to register for it, please send us an e-mail (study.science(a)oulu.fi). You can bring max. 2 persons as your avec. You can also invite one member of staff if you want. The dress code for the event is smart casual. 

Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

Faculty of Technology and Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering arrange joint Diploma Conferment Ceremonies. In the ceremonies, degree certificates will be given to Bachelor and Master graduates of both faculties (Bachelors attend either December or June ceremonies).

Estimated time of the ceremony is 1 hour. Graduates sign up for the ceremony via their degree certificate applications. Separate invitations are not sent. Please note that the amount of guests of the graduates (avecs) is limited.

Timetable for graduation

More info about the ceremony: study.technology(at)oulu.fi

Oulu Business School

Graduation schedule for degree students

Degree certificates will be given to the students graduating that month in the Oulu Business School’s Graduation Events.  You can bring max. 3 persons as your avec. The dress code for the event is smart casual.

Please remember to register also for the graduation event, when you fill out the electronic degree application in Peppi . If you don´t register to the Graduation Event, you can collect the degree certificate from Faculty Study Affairs KE1020. If you live out of town, we can also send the degree certificate to you by registered mail.

Please note, that organizing the graduation events during spring 2022 is dependent on the COVID-19 situation in the area.

Spring -Summer 2022  graduation schedule

20.1.2022.  Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m. -> CANCELLED

10.2.2022.  Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m -> CANCELLED
 
10.3.2022.  Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m -> CANCELLED

14.4.2022.  Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m

19.5.2022.  Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m

17.6.2022.  Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m

19.8.2022.  Graduation Event at 15.00 p.m

Faculty of Technology

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Biomedical Engineering MHSc

At the Faculty of Medicine there isn´t any special Diploma Confirment Ceremony for the graduates of the degree programme in Biomedical Engineering.

Medical and Wellness Technology

At the Faculty of Medicine there isn´t any special Diploma Conferment Ceremony for the graduates of the degree programme in Medical and Wellness Technology.

Health Sciences

There is no Diploma Conferment Ceremony in health sciences.

Dentistry

Hammaslääketieteen tutkinto-ohjelman viidennellä vuosikurssilla on kevään päätteeksi oma päätösjuhla, johon kutsutaan opetukseen osallistuvat henkilöt ja omaiset. Lisäksi syksyisin järjestetään valmistuneiden lääkäreiden ja hammaslääkäreiden valatilaisuus.

Medicine

Oulun yliopiston lääketieteellisen tiedekunnan valmistuneiden lääkäreiden ja hammaslääkäreiden valajuhla järjestetään syksyisin erikseen ilmoitettavana ajankohtana.

Archeology

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Mechanical Engineering

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Process and Environmental Engineering

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Civil Engineering

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Industrial Engineering and Management

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Biochemistry MSc

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Biochemistry BSc

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Molecular Medicine DD

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Molecular Medicine MSc

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Protein Science MSc

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Logopedics

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English

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History

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Information Studies

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Literature

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Cultural Anthropology

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Mining engineering and mineral processing

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Swedish Language

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Saami Culture

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Saami Language

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German language and culture

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Finnish Language

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Science Communication, MA

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Chemistry

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Mathematical Sciences

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Geosciences

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Business Analytics MSc (Tech)

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Primary Teacher, BA, MA

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Psychology, BA, MA

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Master's Programme in Learning, Education and Technology, MA

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Music Education, BA, MA

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Special Education, BA, MA

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Intercultural Teacher Education, BA, MA

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Early Childhood Education, BA, MA

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Education/ Educational Psychology, BA, MA

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Master’s Programme in Education, MA

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Master's Programme in Education and Globalisation, MA

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Digitalisation, Computing and Electronics

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Architecture

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Electronics and Communications Engineering

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Biomedical Engineering MSc (Tech)

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Information Processing Science

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Computer Science and Engineering

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Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science

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Economics and Business Administration BSc

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Economics and Business Administration MSc

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Geography

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Biology

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Physical Sciences

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History of Sciences and Ideas

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