Digital degree certificates
As of 1 June 2019, Stockholm University will issue digital degree certificates. Previously issued degree certificates will not be replaced by a digital version.
Information for you as an employer / recruiter
All digital degree certificates from Stockholm University have two digital signatures and a transaction number. This is to ensure that our degree certificates are signed in a secure and legally binding way. You can check that they are valid by clicking on the signatures and / or the transaction number. A green banner is displayed on the verification page if the signature / transaction number is valid. Our provider of e-signing is Adobe Sign.
You can also verify transaction numbers manually through the link below.
If you have questions about a degree certificate issued by Stockholm University, you are always welcome to contact the Degree Office at Stockholm University, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information for you as a student
You will receive your digital degree certifcate by e-mail and can forward it to employers and other universities digitally. This avoids paper copies and scanning. The degree certificate is a PDF / A file that has been digitally signed. To open the degree certificate correctly, you can download it to your computer and open it with a PDF reader. If you open it with a PDF editor, there is a risk that you will not be able to open it since the document is not allowed to be edited.
Your degree certificate is not password protected. If your computer still asks for a password, you are use the wrong type of program, please try a PDF reader instead. PDF readers can be downloaded for without charge from the internet. If you or someone else wants to verify your degree certificate, click on one of the signatures or transaction number on the degree certificate. You will be redirected to the verification page where a green banner shows up stating that the transaction number is valid.
Should you lose the file with your digital degree certificate, contact us at email@example.com so that we can send it to you again.
Last updated: April 6, 2021
Source: Student Services