Application for approved leave from studies
If you need to take a break in your studies with the aim of
resuming them at another time, you can apply for an approved leave
from studies. You need fill in and sign the form and hand it in to
the study administration.
To be granted an approved leave from studies you need to have
special reasons. Special grounds may be social, medical or other
special circumstances such as, for example, care of a child,
compulsory military or civilian service, or students' union posts.
It you don't have a special reason to be granted an approved leave
from studies you can read more about the possibility of notifying a
non-completion of studies with the announced intention of resuming
studies within a year.
Once granted an approved leave from studies, this means that you
are guaranteed a place to the course for a specified semester if
you sign up for the resumption of studies in accordance with the
rules set out in the
Rules for study administration at first- and second-cycle
Application for approved leave from
Notification for non-completion of studies
If you notify non-completion of studies, this means that your
admission to the course or programme in question will cease to
apply and that you are not guaranteed a place if you wish to resume
your studies at a later course or programme time.
Notification for non-completion of studies with announced
intention of resuming studies within a year
By completing a notification for non-completion of studies with
announced intention of resuming studies within a year you will
participate in a prioritised admission group when you apply for
resumption of studies within a year.
Before you complete and submit the notification, it is important
that you read the rules for the non-completion of studies in
for study administration at first- and second-cycle
levels in order to, among other factors, gain information
on how a notification for the non-completion of studies with the
announced intention to resume studies within a year affects your
possible resumption of studies. In the rules, you will also find
information on what you need to do in order to resume your
for non-completion of studies
Resumption of studies after an approved leave from studies
To resume your studies on the programme you need to submit a
application to the appropriate courses through universityadmissions.se. Application
must be submitted by April 15 for the following fall semester and
October 15 for the following spring semester.
When a student does not resume studies at the stated time,
it is considered as a non-completion of studies and the student
will lose the place on the programme.
Students who have been granted an approved leave from studies
have guaranteed admission on the courses according to the
educational plan of the programme, with the condition that they
apply for resumption of studies in time, fulfil the criteria for
eligibility and accept their admission to the course according to
rules and regulations.