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Faculty of Science and Engineering

Most welcome to the Faculty of Science and Engineering or as it is called in Swedish, LiTH (Linköpings Tekniska Högskola).

For all academic questions concerning for example course changes, certificates to be signed, project work, extending your stay, please come and see us during our Student Reception time in Zenit building on Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:15-13:15.

Simon i Zenit


You are also welcome to contact us at incoming@lith.liu.se.


Kind regards,

Daniel Bladh and Simon Tibell


Learning Agreement & Changes to Learning Agreement

Your home university should provide you with a learning agreement template (for Erasmus students). You can hand in learning agreements in a white document holder in Zenit building. We will then process them and if everything is ok, you can get back your document signed and stamped from the following week. If you during the semester make changes to your original Learning Agreement then we will check and sign the section called Changes to Original Learning Agreement. Please fill in as much information as possible in the document template as possible as we will facilitate our processing and you will be able to get back the document much faster.

Other documents

If you need signatures on a document from your home university like for example a Certificate of Arrival/Attendance/Departure, you are welcome to the student reception in Zenit. If you are unsure which documents you need to get signed and stamped then please consult with your home univeristy, it is their requirements that should guide you.

Changing (adding/dropping) a course

Please note that course changes should only be made in exceptional cases, at LiU "add and drop" periods do not exist.    
In case you wish to change a course you must check available courses in English for exchange students in the current course catalogue. Please note that adding a course is only possible if you meet the prerequisities which have been specified in the course syllabuses and if there are available places left.

In order to add or delete courses you should visit the following Change of Courses site.
How to add a course: You select the department (e.g. IDA, MAI, ISY) where the course is given and the responsible study director. In the course syllabus/information you find the name of the responsible department and study director (indicated on the bottom of the page).
How to delete a course: You select Cancellation of Course.
You follow the instructions and submit your course request.

A permission from the study director of the course will not guarantee that you are admitted to the course. Your prerequisites for the course will be checked by our experts in the Dean's office, Faculty of Science and Engineering. If you have been accepted for the course, it will appear in Studentportalen. We will contact you if you are not admitted to the course.

Course Selection for students admitted for the whole academic year

We will inform current exchange students staying for a whole year by email how to submit requests for courses for the coming spring semester. This is managed digitally.


Add a course from another faculty

You may be allowed to take 1 course (7.5 ECTS) from another faculty at LiU. You must however make sure that there are no time table collisions with the courses you are taking at the Faculty of Science and Engineering and the required prerequisities must be met. However, please note that this is possible only in a few cases. Due to different schedule systems between the faculties, it is in practice difficult to arrange. If you want to take a course in another faculty, you need to check the schedules of all concerned courses during that time period, and send this overview to us with your request. We will only be able to forward this request to another facultiy if it is clear that there are no significant overlaps in the schedules.

Please do not contact the other faculties or departments directly, if so your request will be immediately rejected.



It is important to remember to register for your courses in Studentportalen as soon as the course starts. Otherwise your results from the exam and other course activities will not be reported in our system and it will not be listed in your Transcript of Records from LiU. You should also remember to register for exams in Studentportalen at least 10 days before the exam.


The schedules for all courses can be found in Time Edit. The schedule should be available at least two weeks before the start of the course. If you cannot find it, please contact the teacher of the course.

For students from other faculties

Students from other faculties at LiU who wish to take one course (7.5 ECTS) at the Faculty of Science and Engineering should check that they fulfill the prerequisites for the course and ensure that there are no schedule overlaps. Then they should contact their respective faculty coordinators who will forward your request to the Faculty of Science and Engineering for further consideration. You will be notified about the decision as soon as possible.


Page manager: incoming@lith.liu.se
Last updated: 2019-08-22