Registration with the University for Postgraduate Education

New licentiate and doctoral candidates

New licentiate and doctoral candidates can register at any time during the academic year.

Registration as an attending student is done automatically at the Student Centre Disco.

  • Registration as an attending student is done automatically at the Student Centre Disco after the faculty has issued you the right to pursue the degree and you have accepted the study place (if needed).
  • In the coming years you are to register according to the instructions for Current licentiate and doctoral candidates (see below)
  • After registration you will receive email from Student Centre Disco.

Student Union Membership

  • After registration you may join the Student Union. The membership includes a fee and is optional for licentiate and doctoral candidates. Please contact the Student Centre Disco to receive the needed documents for payments.

Current licentiate and doctoral candidates

Registration period is 1.6.-31.8.2018

  • Registration period for the Acadmic Year 2018-2019 begins on Friday 1 June 2018 and ends on Friday 31 Auguts 2018
  • Registration period for the Spring Semester 2019 begins 1 December 2018 and ends 15 January 2019.

Registration takes place in Nettiopsu

Information on registration is available in Nettiopsu during the registration period.

  • Alternatively you may register by contacting the Student Centre Disco by e-mail or by post.
  • The University of Turku does not offer registration services by phone.

Changes to personal information

Please inform the University of changes in name or address to university.

  • Address and place of domicile may be updated in Nettiopsu.
  • For other changes, please inform the Student Centre Disco, disco [at]
  • Please inform the Student Centrre Disco also if you have received a Finnish identity number or Finnish citizenship.

Student card for licentiate and doctoral candidates​

Licentiate and doctoral candidates who join the Student Union can obtain a postgradute student's student card. For more information, please visit the website of the supplier of the card, Frank.

Sticker to an old card may be collected from the office of the Student Union.

The benefits for postgraduate students are limited. Note especially that postgraduate students are no longer entitled to the services of FSHS! 


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