Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2022
Mar. 10, 2023
Jun. 30, 2022
Cover [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name Akerna Corp.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001755953    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2022    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company true    
Entity Ex Transition Period false    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity File Number 001-39096    
Entity Incorporation State Country Code DE    
Entity Public Float     $ 4,750,854
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   5,767,073  
Entity Address, Address Line One 1550 Larimer Street    
Entity Address, Address Line Two #246    
Entity Address, City or Town Denver    
Entity Address, State or Province CO    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 80202    
Entity Tax Identification Number 83-2242651    
City Area Code (888)    
Local Phone Number 932-6537    
Document Transition Report false    
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share    
Trading Symbol KERN    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Document Annual Report true    
Auditor Name Marcum LLP    
Auditor Firm ID 688    
Auditor Location Los Angeles, CA