Illness or absence from exam

*Personal declaration - exam periods in December 2022 and January 2023

You can use personal declarartion when applying for a valid absence, i.e. you only submit the application form and do not need to provide documentation from a doctor.



Illness or valid absence from exam

If you are unable to sit your exam, during examination period, or for a test during teaching period, due to illness or other special personal circumstances, you will need to apply for valid absence from your exam. The application form Registration of valid absence and the certificate - does not apply for Dec 2022 and Jan 2023* must be submitted within five days of the exam in question. To apply for valid absence, please fill out the web form (Feide login) Application for Valid Absence Registration

NB: Please contact the course responsible for absence from other forms of assessment than exams and tests.

The certificate issued by a medical professional must be submitted within five days of the exam in question and must contain:

  • Date/time of your absence
  • What exam/course, with course code, the certificate applies to
  • The certificate must state that you were too sick to attend your exam
  • The certificate must be signed and stamped by the doctor or other medical professional

If you get sick during your exam other rules apply - sudden illness during your exam

If you submit valid documentation/certificate the examination and/or assessment in question will not be counted as an attempted examination. 

Please note. If you submit a certificate prior to your exam but still sit your exam, the certificate will not be valid. If you sit your exam the result from that exam overrule the certificate, no matter the mark on the exam.   

NB: Please note that a submitted answer cannot be withdrawn from marking even if a medical certificate or self-certification is submitted after the examination.

If you submit valid documentation/certificate you may be allowed to register for re-examination.

Published 28. November 2016 - 10:17 - Updated 20. December 2022 - 10:43