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If you are a Metropolia graduate and need copies of your study documents, you can request them for a fee from Metropolia document archives.

Requests for copies of documents and information services concerning study documents as of 1 January 2016:

Material stored at Metropolia
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences 1 August 2008 →
Helsinki Polytechnic (permanent polytechnic) 1 August 2000 – 31 July 2008
Temporary Helsinki Polytechnic, Faculty of Technology: degree diplomas, assessment and study cards 1998 – 2000
Temporary Helsinki Polytechnic, Faculty of Culture: degree diplomas and further education diplomas 1997 – 2000
Helsinki Institution of Higher Vocational and Vocational School Education, Faculty of Technology: degree diplomas, assessment and study cards: Faculties of Technology and Culture 1999 - 2000
Helsinki Institution of Higher Vocational and Vocational School Education Faculty of Culture: degree diplomas 1999 – 2000
Helsinki Institute of Technology, some copies of degree diplomas, assessment and study cards 1989 – 1998
Helsinki Institute art and media, degree diplomas 1997 – 1998
EVTEK (note! only degree diplomas of students who studied in Vantaa) 1992 – 31 July 2008
EVtol (note! only degree diplomas of students who studied in Vantaa) 1985 – 1991

Requesting and paying for copies of documents

Copies of documents are subject to a fee.

  • Copy of a degree certificate, including a transcript of records and a diploma supplement, 35 euros
  • A certificate of specialisation studies and other course certificates, 15 euros
  • A transcript of records for a graduate or a student who has resigned and other documents, 15 euros

Bank Name: Danske Bank
Bank Address: Hiililaiturinkuja 2, 00075 Danske Bank

IBAN: FI4580001971273918
SWIFT/BIC code: DABAFIHH

Payment must be made before the copies can be delivered. A copy of the payment receipt should be sent by e-mail to arkisto [at] metropolia.fi.

Information service request form (docx)

Please note the following

Due to the prevailing corona virus situation, we can only send document copies by post or by securing e-mail. Only urgent documents can be provided.

  • The copies of the documents will be delivered within 2 weeks.
  • The documents requested will be posted after we have received payment. A copy of the payment receipt should be sent by e-mail to arkisto [at] metropolia.fi.
  • The requested documents will be sent by e-mail only to metropolia email address or fax at the customer's own responsibility.”

  • If you wish to pick up a document from our office, please request this in advance by sending an e-mail to arkisto [at] metropolia.fi or by submitting the information service request form (see above). When picking up documents, you must present a personal identity document or a letter of proxy authorising you to pick them up on the behalf of someone else. The copies of the documents must be paid for in cash.
  • When requesting copies of documents issued before 1 August 2000, you should check with the archivist where the originals are located. See above for the material stored at Metropolia and the link below: Copies of documents obtained elsewhere.
  • The requested documents will not be translated into other languages.
  • Document copies can be certified as original by taking them and the original documents to the notary public at the Local Register Office.
  • Assessments of practical/clinical training should be requested from: Secretary of Health Care and Social Services, tel. +358 40 354 3518, or the archivist, tel. +358 40 334 5130.
  • A transcript of records can be obtained free of charge if you are a student at Metropolia.

Archive Opening hours

Copies of documents obtained elsewhere
Helsinki College of Nursing The National Archives and, as of 1 August 1995, Helsinki City Archives
Midwifery College of Helsinki The National Archives and, as of 1 August 1995, Helsinki City Archives
Helsinki IV Health Care Professionals The National Archives and, as of 1 August 1995, Helsinki City Archives
Helsinki City College of Social and Health Care Helsinki Vocational College and Helsinki City Archives
Helsinki Institute of Technology The National Archives and, as of 1 August 1995, Helsinki City Archives
Helsinki Institute Art and Media Helsinki Vocational College and Helsinki City Archives
Helsinki Institution of Higher Vocational and Vocational School Education Helsinki City Archives
Temporary Helsinki Polytechnic Helsinki City Archives
EVTEK, Leppävaara Espoo City Archives since 1997
Submitted on 26.3.2020 - 12:18