Approved Leave from Studies and Non-completion of Studies

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 levels

Document Pdf  Application for approved leave from studies

 

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 the  Rules 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 studies. 

Document Pdf  Notification 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.

  • Visiting hours for study administration

    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday,
    13.00 - 15.00

    If you want to visit at another time, schedule an appointment with the Study Administrator