Application for deferral of studies


  • Your personal details

  • A confirmation e-mail will be sent to this e-mail address. Please enter the e-mail address which you have registered on or
  • You will find your application number on your account at or

  • Information about the application

  • Reason for requesting a deferral

    Valid reasons for granting a deferral may be social circumstances, medical circumstances or other special circumstances such as caring for children, being called up for military service or civilian service, student union commissions, military training according to the ordinance, or deferred statutory leave in accordance with the Swedish Education Leave, for more information please see here.

    • Please note that it is not possible to submit the application for a deferral without attaching certifying documents proving the reasons for your deferral request. If you cannot submit the certificates, please send an e-mail to

    • When would you like to start your studies?

    • Karolinska institutet will process your personal data after you have submitted this form. You will find more information about our data protection policy here. 

      If you experience any problems with this form, please contact and refer to formID_#7.