How the credits are registered?

How the credits are registered in the student’s home university’s study register

Aalto Economics Students:

  • Students must apply for credit transfer in Sisu for courses completed at Hanken and University of Helsinki.
  • Instructions on how to apply for credit transfer in Sisu can be found here
  • Remember to attach a transcript of records to your application, see the instructions below.
  • If you are planning to raise your grade, please apply for the credit transfer only after the grade is final
  • Most of the courses included in the Helsinki GSE collaboration, organized by Hanken and University of Helsinki, can be incorporated into your degree as an inclusion: add a study draft to your study plan (hops) > apply for inclusion through the study draft
  • Following courses organized by UH or Hanken substitute Aalto courses i.e. apply for substitution (not inclusion):
      • Advanced Econometrics 1 (organized by UH) substitutes ECON-L4100 Advanced Econometrics 1
      • Advanced Econometrics 2 (organized by UH) substitutes ECON-L4200 Advanced Econometrics 2
      • Advanced Econometrics 3 (organized by UH) substitutes ECON-L4300 Advanced Econometrics 3
      • Advanced Macro 1 (organized by UH) substitutes ECON-L3100 Advanced Macroeconomics 1
      • Advanced Macro 2 (organized by UH) substitutesECON-L3200 Advanced Macroeconomics 2
      • Advanced Macro 3 (organized by UH) substitutes ECON-L3300 Advanced Macroeconomics 3
      • Advanced Macro 4 (organized by UH) substitutes ECON-L3400 Advanced Macroeconomics 4
      • Advanced Micro 1 (organized by Hanken) substitutes Aalto’s ECON-L2100 Advanced Microeconomics
      • Instructions can be found here
  • Curriculumns:

UH Economics and AGERE/AGFOREE students:

  • Students must apply for credit transfer in Sisu for courses completed at Aalto University and Hanken .
  • More information on the credit transfer application in Sisu can be found here
  • To be able to apply for the credit transfer you will need a transcript of records, see the instructions below
  • If you are planning to raise your grade, please apply for the credit transfer only after the grade is final
  • Courses included in the Helsinki GSE collaboration, organized by Aalto University and Hanken, can be incorporated into your degree as
    • substitution i.e. apply for substitution (please check which courses are included in your curriculum: https://studies.helsinki.fi/instructions/articlstructure-and-scope-degree-programme > select degree program) or
    • inclusion i.e. apply for inclusion (if the course is not included in your curriculum, please ask advice how to incorporate the credits into your degree by contacting your training officer and/or supervisor)

Hanken Economics students:

  • Students must apply for credit transfer in Sisu for courses completed at Aalto University and University of Helsinki.
  • Instructions on how to apply for credit transfer in Sisu can be found here.
  • To be able to apply for the credit transfer you will need a transcript of records, see the instructions below.
  • If you are planning to raise your grade, please apply for the credit transfer only after the grade is final.
  • Most of the courses included in the Helsinki GSE collaboration, organized by Aalto University and University of Helsinki, can be incorporated into your degree via substitution. Find the course in your study plan and apply for substitution.
  • If the course cannot be found in the study plan you need to add it as a study draft and apply for inclusion. You also need to apply for approval of deviating content in the study plan.

All the other students:

  • must ask for a transcript of records from the course host university in order to transfer the credits to their home university. The approval of the credit transfer is done according to home university’s procedures.

How to order a transcript of records

If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Helsinki GSE’s coordinator Jenni Rytkönen, jenni.rytkonen [at] aalto.fi

Helsinki GSE