Late application

Last changed: 30 September 2021
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On this page, you will find information on submitting a late application.

New procedure for late applications

At SLU, the deadline for applying for spring semester courses is 15 October. Make sure you apply in good time, as you cannot apply between 16 October and 14 December. This applies even if you are admitted to a programme and will only be taking programme courses.

As of 15 December, you can submit a late application for courses where there is still a chance of being admitted.

Students who submit a late application are ranked by application date, not by credits, grades or results from the Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test. There is no guarantee you will be admitted if you submit a late application.

This new procedure applies to all courses and programmes advertised for both spring and autumn semesters as of the application round for the spring semester 2022.

How to submit a late application:

  1. Log on to
    If you are a degree programme student at SLU, use your SLU user details to log on. This will display the courses on your programme.
  2. Make sure you select the right semester.
  3. Search for the course(s) or programme(s) you are interested in.

Just because a course or programme is open for late applications does not necessarily mean that there are places left. If there are, you may be offered a place even if the deadline for applications has passed. You must, of course, meet the entry requirements. Late applications are processed in the order they are submitted.

Follow the instructions at for submitting documentation to demonstrate your eligibility, if you have not already done so.

You may find it easier to first look for the course you want to apply for on the SLU course search page. Then go to to see if it is still open for late applications.

During the period between the deadline for replying to offers and the second selection round, you cannot submit a late application.

If you forget to accept your offer, you will need to reapply when you get your second admission decision.

If you have submitted a late application, you will be notified by email or regular mail once your application has been processed. You can then log on to your account at to see your admission decision.

More information is available at


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