If there are special reasons, a deferment of studies may be granted for students who have been admitted to a programme.

If you are admitted to a programme and want to delay the commencement of your studies, you can apply for deferral of studies. The period of deferment may amount to 18 months, unless there are specific reasons for a longer period of time. Causes of deferment may be social, medical or other specific circumstances and may be of such nature that the applicant themselves can’t control them. Please note that lack of residence permit and financial reasons are not valid reasons.

The application for deferment of studies should be sent immediately, before start of the semester, to the University of Gävle. Enclose certificates that confirm your causes to deferments.

To claim your place if you been granted a deferment you must submit a new application to the programme for the next  intake at and send a copy of the deferral decision to University Admissions in Sweden.

Application form for deferment Pdf, 136 kB. (pdf, 37 kB)

Published by: Lisa Olsson Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2020-07-06
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