Policy documents for education

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For preparatory, first and second cycle education at Chalmers, there are several policy documents regulating how education is to be carried out and which rights and responsibilities students have at Chalmers.

Chalmers University of Technology is owned by a foundation and is therefore not subject to the Higher Education Ordinance. The governing of Chalmers is instead based on a set of rules set out by the board of Chalmers. Based on this set of rules, the Vice-President of Education and Lifelong Learning has decided on a number of governing documents which elaborate on the rules applicable for students and education at Chalmers. In the list below, you will find the main governing documents.

Even if Chalmers is not a state university, the Public Access to Information and Secrecy Act applies to us. This means that everyone is entitled to access public documents produced at Chalmers. Requests to access public documents should be sent to the registrar’s office registrator@chalmers.se 

Overall policy document for education

Admission and degree

Admission regulations

Rules for application, entry requirements and selection methods for admissions to foundation year, first and second cycle (bachelor’s and master’s level) and continuing professional development, are stipulated in these admission regulations.

The Regulation for claiming your study place

At Chalmers, you must take full responsibility for your study situation from the first semester of a new degree programme. You must be an active student and have knowledge of the terms and conditions that apply to claim your study place. If you do not fulfill the terms and conditions, then your study place may be revoked.

Master thesis

Study and work environment, student influence

Course selection, examination and disciplinary matters

Exchange studies

Other policy documents