Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) includes a Diploma Supplement in English in its all degree certificates. The Diploma Supplement is given automatically and free of charge, along with the degree certificate and a transcript of records in English to every student upon graduation.
The Diploma Supplement is targeted especially for use in an international context. The purpose of the supplement is to facilitate international mobility after graduation and to improve academic and professional recognition of the degrees. It includes information on the university, the studies and the level, content and status of the awarded degree in the national education system. It also gives information on the professional status of the qualification.
LUT's Diploma Supplement follows the model developed by the European Commission, Council of Europe and UNESCO. It includes a description of the Finnish education system, prepared by the Finnish National Board of Education and approved by the Ministry of Education.