Application for deferment of studies

  • Format: YYYYMMDD-XXXX or your personal ID-number from
  • The programme or course this application is for
  • The semester you wish to start your studies
  • Attach certified copy of employer's decision
  • Attach certified copy of calling-up papers
  • Attach certified copy of estimated delivery date/birth certificate
  • Attach Doctor's certificate
  • Describe reasons below and attach certified copies of supporting documentation
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    In order to be able to handle your case, we must collect and process certain personal data about you. Linnaeus University is responsible for this processing of personal data and the processing is carried out in accordance with the Data Protection Ordinance, which means that the personal data is stored in our case management system, to which only authorised members of staff have access. Your personal data is stored as a part of an official document in accordance with guidelines from the Swedish National Archives. Learn more about Linnaeus University’s processing of personal data here: