Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2022
Nov. 10, 2022
Document Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name Akerna Corp.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001755953  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022  
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 Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   4,429,847
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Transition Report false  
Trading Symbol KERN  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2022  
Entity Tax Identification Number 83-2242651  
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  
City Area Code (888)  
Local Phone Number 932-6537  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ