The following information is for students at the Faculty of Science and Engineering, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Faculty of Educational Sciences. Students at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences find their degree information at the Student Affairs Office.
Linköping University issues digital degree certificates. The original PDF-file is filed at the university, and a copy is sent to the student by e-mail. The certificate contains a digital signature, to verify that it is an authentic document issued by Linköping University. This will enable students to send a proper certificate by e-mail or through online application services. LiU work with the company Comfact for the certificates.
How do I apply for a Degree Certificate or a Course Certificate?
- By electronic application in the Student Portal
- By electronic application in Ladok for students
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are unable to submit an electronic application
The application processing will not commence until the file is completed with all final grades and title of your degree paper. Please make sure that LiU has correct information about your name and Student identification number. If you have received a Swedish personal identity number from Skatteverket let us know by writing a message in your application.
It takes between four to twelve weeks to complete the formalities and issue the certificate. The processing time might be longer during June, July, August. The degree certificate will be issued in Swedish and English.
A Diploma Supplement is enclosed to the Degree Certificate, describing the course or programme and defining its academic level in the educational system. A Diploma Supplement is intended to help define and evaluate a Swedish degree when employment or continued education is sought in Sweden and abroad. The supplement will be issued in English and follows the model developed by the European Commission, Council of Europe and UNESCO/CEPES.
The certificate is sent to the e-mail address you have registered in Ladok.
If you are applying for residence permit after completing your studies, you can get a temporary certificate when you apply for your degree. You can send the temporary certificate to the Migration Agenct to verify that you have completed your studies before you receive the actual degree certificate.
Last updated: 2019-09-26