Postponed or deferred enrolment

A valid offer of admission

If your offer of admission is conditional due to the tuition fee requirement, the fee must have been paid in full before the deadline to keep the offer valid. When the tuition fee has been paid or if you are exempted from a fee your offer is only valid up until the last day to complete the mandatory on-line registration of your new programme. Neglecting either to pay the tuition fee (if required to do so) or to complete the mandatory on-line registration on time means your offer of admission will be forfeit.

If you on the other hand are intending to decline the offer, please follow the instructions at universityadmissions.se.

Declining your offer

Postponed mandatory on-line registration (enrolment)

  • Students with a Swedish personal (civic) number will not be granted postponement of the mandatory on-line registration.
  • Postponed enrolment can be granted for a maximum of 12 day.
Foundation year and First Cycle (Bachelor's level)
An application for postponed enrolment for a the Foundation year or a Bachelor's programme must be submitted by the last day of the mandatory on-line registration, usually two weeks prior to the start of the semester. A granted postponed enrolment will not be extended beyond the first day of the semester.
Second cycle (Master's level)
An application for postponed enolment for a Master's programme must be submitted by the first day of semester. A granted postponed enrolment will not be extended beyond the Friday of the second week of the first semester.
How to apply
The application must be submitted to Chalmers admissions as soon as possible after the reason has occurred.
An applications received after the last date to complete the mandatory on-line registration of your new programme will be considered invalid. A decision cannot be granted retroactively.
  • Specify the subject "Application for a postponed enrolment / mandatory on line registration".
  • Include your personal data (date of birth YYMMDD, name and the application number from your account at universityadmissions.se).
  • Send by e-mail to admissions@chalmers.se.
A decisions will be sent from Chalmers admissions to you by e-mail. All instructions regarding when, where and how to register will be included in the decision. Postponed enrolment can only be granted by and is only valid when confirmed by Chalmers admissions.

Deferment of studies to the next academic year

Under certain circumstances it is possible to defer the start of your studies to the start of the next academic year. If you are required to pay a tuition fee, the fee must have been paid in full before the stipulated deadline at your invoice.
Take note, invalid reasons are reasons concerning housing/accommodation or your current economic situation, including not being granted a scholarship etc.
If you have a valid reason you may apply by doing the following;
  • Specify the subject "Deferment of studies to the next academic year".
  • State the reason and attach any relevant documentation, such as certificates.
  • Include your personal data (date of birth YYMMDD, name and the application number from your account at universityadmissions.se).
  • Send by e-mail to admissions@chalmers.se.
A decisions will be sent from Chalmers admissions to you by e-mail. A Deferment of studies to the next academic year can only be granted by and is only valid when confirmed by Chalmers admissions.

Tacke note, An applicant who has been granted a deferment of studies cannot begin his/her studies (claim his/her study place) during the deferment period without any justifiable valid reason and only if there is available study place.

How to claim the study place for the next academic year after being granted a Deferment
An applicant who wish to begin his/her studies (claim his/her study place) must re-apply to the same programme at universityadmissions.se/ antagning.se according to the instructions stated in the deferment decision. Other condition such as the applicant must contact Chalmers Admissions via email is also stated in the deferment decision. The copy of the deferment decision must be submitted together with the application at universityadmissions.se/antagning.se and it must be submitted before the deadline of application.

Published: Mon 04 Apr 2011. Modified: Thu 17 Oct 2019