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Degree Regulations

More detailed regulations and instructions concerning degree qualifications, degree programs, curriculums, courses, study counselling, participation in teaching, accreditation of other studies, practical training, the thesis, evaluation and certificates are provided in the University of Applied Sciences degree regulations.

The degree regulations at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences are regularly updated every academic year. Each new intake must follow the regulations that were valid at the outset of studies throughout the duration of the whole degree programme unless otherwise specified. 

The degree regulations are accepted and approved by the KAMK Board meeting yearly.

Diploma Supplement


The Diploma Supplement is an appendix to the higher education degree diploma/certificate for use in international contexts. The Diploma Supplement is a document developed jointly by the EU, the Council of Europe and UNESCO. Finnish law requires higher education institutions to present their students with a diploma supplement. 

Diploma Supplement a document given in English which includes additional information about your qualification, the higher education institution that awarded it and the education system in the country where it was awarded and thus offers easier access to job opportunities or further studies abroad.

In Finland all graduates receive a Diploma Supplement automatically and free of charge from their higher education institution. A transcript of records in English is attached to the Diploma Supplement, where all completed courses and grades are listed. 

The Diploma Supplement is not a substitute or translation of the original qualification or transcript but it provides more information about the qualification. 

Further information about the Diploma Supplement from European Commission web page.
Diploma Supplement Samples