News

New instructions for credit transfer into use from 1 August 2018

The Vice President has decided on a new policy for credit transfer on May 25, 2018.

The new instructions will enter into force on 1 August 2018.

The aim is to enhance the equal treatment of students and to simplify the process whereby learning gained elsewhere is recognized and identified. Credit transfer always requires that the prior learning be in line with the learning outcomes set for the degree and for the component towards which credit transfer is sought, such as a course.

The new instructions will mean, that from 1 August2018 any prior studies or learning demonstrated in some other manner that is counted towards a degree will be graded Pass/Fail, with the exception of studies associated with Aalto joint or double degree programmes or teaching arranged in collaboration with another Finnish university or university of applied sciences.

Credit transfer applications submitted prior to 1 August 2018 are processed in accordance with the credit transfer guidelines in force at the time of application.

An online form is also being developed, to make the application process easier for students. This online applications process will be taken into use later during Autumn. More detailed information will be updated for students in Into and for staff in the intranet.

Further information:

Aalto University policy in credit transfer (decision by Vice President)
Aalto University general regulations on teaching and studying (into.aalto.fi)

News:
8.5.2018 AAC decideds on the regulations on credit transfer beslöt om ändringar i reglerna gällande tillgodoräknande av studier (into.aalto.fi)

  • Published:
  • Updated:

Read more news

walk
Campus Published:

A! Walk-Geo-exhibition

The Geo Exhibition at GTK in Espoo provided more than just geological information; it started discussions about time, people, our planet, and, more importantly, a new perspective on sustainability...
Esiintyjiä tapahtumassa
Press releases Published:

Sustainability Science Days gathers record participation - next year’s theme will be “Breaking the sustainability bubble”

Finland's largest sustainability research and innovation event brought together over 1,500 experts from over a hundred different countries. The event was organized at Aalto University and the University of Helsinki this year in cooperation with the world's largest sustainability congress, SRI.
Woman in light coloured shirt sits and smiles by the window
Appointments, University Published:

Professor Maarit Salolainen: ‘Multidisciplinary cooperation is the key to solving sustainability issues in the textile field’

Professor of Textile Design Maarit Salolainen wants to see closer cooperation not only between research in different fields but also between the university, the industry and resellers to bring about change.
Vili Lehdonvirta, phóto: Mikko Raskinen, Aalto University
Press releases Published:

Cloud empires: Mapping the geopolitics of data infrastructures

The trend towards hyperscale cloud infrastructures is creating powerful global gatekeepers of computational capability. We must understand the geopolitical implications.