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Studying with a disability

At SLU you can participate in rewarding studies even if you have a disability such as dyslexia, ADHD or a mental health problem. You can apply for study support for students with disabilities. The study support will be adapted to your needs and study conditions. A study support coordinator will create a plan with you.   

Who is entitled to study support for students with disabilities?

You are entitled to study support if you have a long-term disability, such as dyslexia, ADHD or mental health problems.

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Apply for study support for students with disabilities

If you have a long-term disability that affects your studies, you can apply for study support online.

What study support is available to me?

Help with note-taking, adapted examinations, mentors and audio-books are examples of study support you can receive.

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If you are in receipt of study support for students with disabilities

Here, we describe your responsibilities as a student for your study support to work in the best way possible.

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Computer programs and apps

Digital tools that make reading, writing, note-taking and translation easier.

Adapted examination

Extra time, the use of a computer, and sitting a written exam in a smaller group are some examples of adapted examinations.

Studying abroad when you have a disability

You have good opportunities to study abroad – prepare the support in good time!

Support for all students

Some support is available to all students and does not need to be applied for.

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Work as a mentor and note-taker

Enriching and salaried tasks, where you help other students with their studies.


We have collected links to websites where you can find more information here.

Published: 20 December 2023 - Page editor: utb-webb@slu.se