Withdrawal from studies (non-completion)
If you have decided not to complete your studies on a programme or course that you have already started, you must register a non-completion of studies. A non-completion means that you withdraw from your studies and give up your study place. If you plan to resume your studies in the future, applying for a leave from studies is often a better option.
Withdrawal from a course
If you decide to withdraw from a course, you will not be able to reapply for the education. If you change your mind, you might have the opportunity to return depending on the availability of a place.
Early withdrawal from a course
If you choose to discontinue a course within three weeks of the start of the course, it has the same meaning as rejecting your offer of a place. This means that your registration is removed and that you can apply for the course and compete for a place again.
Withdrawal from programme studies
If you withdraw from programme studies you can reapply for the programme via antagning.se / universityadmissions.se. Alternatively, you can contact the department and apply to resume your studies, subject to availability.
If you have started a course, but want to interrupt your studies, you can register this yourself in Ladok. The easiest way to do this is to go to the course on the Ladok homepage and click on “Show more”. There is a button with the text “I no longer wish to attend”. If this option is not available, contact the department you are studying at.
If you want to withdraw from your programme studies, you do so directly to the responsible department.
Deferment of studies
If you are admitted to a study programme but cannot start your studies this semester, you can apply for a deferment. If you are granted a deferment, it means that you can postpone the start of your studies to a later time.
Deferring your studies on gu.se
Resume your studies
If you have been approved a leave from studies with a guaranteed place, your decision contains information about when the studies will resume and when and how registration for further studies must be made.
If you haven't registered a leave from studies, or haven't been granted a guaranteed place after a leave from studies, there is no guarantee that you can return to your studies. You may resume your studies depending on the availability of a place. The responsible department has more information.