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How to apply for your degree certificate

Applications are made in Ladok.

All the courses included in the degree must be completed and registered with a final grade when you apply for your degree certificate. You can check this on My LTU.

Before your application

The application for a diploma can not be submitted until all the courses included in the exam are uploaded into LADOK, the national documentation system for studies. The application will be returned to you if you have not completed all your courses.

Keep in mind that you may not have more courses in your transcript than the degree requirements, eg a bachelor consists of 180hp

Diploma supplement

Diploma supplements are issued automatically and free of charge to all students who have successfully completed degree programmes at Luleå University of Technology. The diploma supplement is issued in English.

The diploma supplement is appended to the degree certificate to facilitate academicand professional recognition of both foreign and Swedish qualifications (diplomas, degrees, certificates, etc.).

It is designed to provide a description of the nature, level, context, content and status of the studies that were pursued and successfully completed by the individual namedon the original qualification to which this supplement is appended, and how university studies are organized in Sweden.

Courses at another university

If you have read courses at another Swedish higher education institution that should be included as optional courses in your degree, they will appear when you apply for a diploma via Ladok.

If they are not visible or if you apply via a form, you must submit a study certificate on the courses to be included in the degree, send it to

How long does it take?

We process the applications in the order they arrive. Normally the process can be up to 8 weeks providing that all courses are completed with a final grade and are in concurrence with the study plan.

At the end of each term we have more applications and the process time can increase.

Application for a doctoral degree

The application is made via with your staff user after approved dissertation / licentiate seminar.

Completed courses, dissertation credits and dissertation titles must be reported in ladok.