Conditionally admitted students must
*More info under the section Electronic Verification Services.
Check if country-specific document requirements concerning how to deliver the documents applies to you. There is a country-specific document requirement also for studies completed in Finland.
Documents to deliver
If you are admitted, you need to deliver the following documents as digitally or officially certified (definition below) copies:
How do I deliver the digitally / officially certified documents?
You can provide officially certified copies of your educational documents either via
If you deliver your documents via Postal Service/Drop-off at Hanken, the section "What does officially certified documents mean?" and "Country-specific Document Requirements Opens in new window " apply to you.
We will not send you a notification message about the arrival your educational documents. You will receive a message after we have processed your documents. All documents are processed on in order of arrival.
Drop-off attachments personally at Hanken in Helsinki
You can also bring the officially certified educational documents yourself to Hankens reception, Arkadiankatu 22, Helsinki Opens in new window as long as the documents fulfil the country-specific requirements (see below) and the envelope is marked with the address listed above.
What does officially certified documents mean?
If you deliver the officially certified copies of your educational documents via Postal Service/Drop-off at Hanken, the following applies:
Please also check the Country-specific requirements
Officially certified documents means that:
Other copies will not be recognised as officially certified copies. For example, a regular photocopy or a copy certified by two persons are not sufficient to constitute certification. You should never send us your original educational documents to Hanken since the documents will not be returned to you.
Electronic Credential Services
If your institution uses one of the Electronic Credential Services listed below, it is recommended that you share your electronically verified educational documents through that service instead of delivering them as officially certified paper copies via postal service as described above.
If the service requires our contact email address, please use firstname.lastname@example.org as the contact address.
Please refer to your institution’s own instructions for more details on how to access the service that your institution uses.
Please note that if your educational documents are required in a sealed envelope according to a country-specific requirement, it is acceptable to submit the documents through an electronic transcript service instead.
Accepted E-verification Services
If your institution uses a service that is not listed here, please contact email@example.com, and we will investigate whether we can accept your documents through this service as well. Please note that Hanken School of Economics reserves the right to make the final decision on whether a service is accepted or not.
Electronic Credential Services offered by the degree awarding institution
We accept electronic educational documents that can be verified using an electronic credential service offered by the degree awarding institution if:
Please note the following restrictions:
Please also note that we cannot guarantee that we will accept electrnic credential services in languages other than English, Finnish or Swedish. If the electronic document verified by the service is not available in English, Finnish or Swedish, you must submit an official translation of the original document as well.
Hanken School of Economics reserves the right to evaluate each electronic document and electronic eredential service case by case. If we cannot verify the required information, you must deliver the document as an officially certified paper copy following the general instructions.
Country-Specific Document Requirements
If the country where you obtained your degree is listed below, you should follow the the country-specific document requirements instead of the general instructions concerning delivering officially certified copies.