Important information

This webpage is currently being redesigned as we are in the process of digitising all the forms. This will take place gradually and is expected to be completed in the spring of 2023. In the meantime, the existing PDF forms will not be updated.

This text is currently missing from all the PDF forms:

Information about the processing of personal data.

The personal data you provide about yourself in connection with your application will be processed by university employees whose role it is to process the application.

The data will be stored within the EU/EEA and archived. The University of Borås is the controller of personal data for the processing, which is done on the basis of Article 6.1 (e) of the Data Protection Regulation (general interest).

Read more about how the University of Borås processes your personal data and what rights you have at the university’s website, privacy

Filling out the forms

In order to fill out the forms electronically, we recommend that you either use Internet Explorer or Google Chrome. If you use another browser, it works best if you open the form directly in a PDF reader. All forms can also be found at the Student Reception.

Application to defer the start of studies 
If you have been admitted to a programme or a course but cannot start due to special reasons, you can apply to defer the start of your studies. 

Approved leave of studies (link to web form)
If you as a student wish to interrupt your programme, you need to make a written request. Guaranteed place on return is only possible if you have special reasons for the temporary interruption. 

Non-completion of studies (link to web form)
 If you as a student wish to discontinue your course or programme studies, you need to make a written notification. If you discontinue your programme studies, there are no guarantees to continue if you wish to resume your studies.

Resume studies (link to web form)
The application for resuming studies must be completed by a student who wishes to resume studies after an approved leave from studies, discontinuation of studies or an extended absence from studies.

Credit transfer for course/examination (pdf)
Students admitted to the University of Borås, who have previously undergone higher education with approved results, are entitled to apply for credit transfer. This may also apply for other equivalent education or knowledge acquired elsewhere, for example professional experience, according to the Higher Education Ordinance, Chapter 6 §§6-8 (SFS 1993:100).
Instructions for form nr 6 (pdf)

Admission to later part of programme 
In case of there is space in a programme, you can apply for admission to a later part of a programme, given that you meet both the general and the specific entry requirements. You must have study results and contents that correspond to the first semester (or additional semesters, depending on which semester admission takes place) on the corresponding programme.

Individual study plan (pdf)
As a student, you can apply for an individual study plan and take the programme courses in another order than the general one, for example if you have credit transferred from previous studies or other qualifications.

Reassessment of decision of grade (pdf)
As a student, you are entitled to request a reassessment of an examination. 

Reassessment of academic vocational training (pdf)
As a student, you are entitled to request a reassessment of your academic vocational training if you fail your academic vocational training (VFU).

Change examiner (web form) 
As a student, you have the right to request a change of examiner if you have failed the same examination twice.

Take examination in other location (link to web form)
If there are special circumstances, students may be allowed to take an examination at another location. The university leaves no guarantee that this can be done. The reasons and conditions are individually assessed for all cases.

Take examination at the University of Borås (link to web form)
If you are a student at another university, you can apply to take an examination here, provided that the examination is given at the same time as at your home university.

Exception from required knowledge (link to web form)
As a student, you can apply for exception from the required knowledge of a programme course, in order to continue your studies within the programme.

Application for programme courses for programme students (pdf)
As a student, you can apply for taking elective courses given within your ongoing or another programme.

You apply for a diploma when your education is complete. Read more on how to apply for a diploma.