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Digital Exam

The following information is about exams conducted in the system Digital Exam - not Blackboard exams.

The system Digital Exam is both used for take home exams as well as written and oral exams.

Before the exam

Exam Monitor

Read about Exam Monitor here.

If you are taking a digital written on-site exam, you must run the Exam Monitor program on your computer during the entire exam. If required, it is your own responsibility that the Exam Monitor program is running during the entire exam.

Please note that your browser must support Java Web Start in order to run the Exam Monitor program. Test this here.

Regardless of whether your operating system is Windows or OX S, we recommend that you use the Firefox browser. Please be aware that Google Chrome might not work with Exam Monitor.

System requirements for Exam Monitor


PC: Windows 7/8 with Firefox browser

Mac: Mac OS X 10.9 with Firefox browser

Minimum requirements: 

PC: Windows Vista with Internet Explorer 8 browser

Mac: Mac OS X 10.7 with Firefox browser

Important: Please note that the systems do not support the use of Microsoft Edge

Exam Monitor can also run on Linux, but we recommend that you do not use Linux. If you choose to do so anyway, we cannot guarantee support.

When will my exam start?

When your exam is ready in the Digital Exam system, you will receive a notification mail in your inbox, and you will be able to log on to the system to find out when the exam starts. 

Can I take a practice exam before the actual exam starts?

No, unfortunately it’s not possible to try out the system before the actual exam.  

During the exam

How do I log on to the Digital Exam platform?

Log on to the Digital Exam platform here.

You log on via WAYF using the same username and password you use when you log on to

What formats can I submit my exam paper in?

This depends on what your exam administrator gives you permission to do. Normally, you will be asked to submit your exam paper in PDF. You will always be able to submit supplementary material in other formats. You can see what formats are permissible under ‘Upload exam paper’ for the specific exam in the Digital Exam system.

How do I submit a blank exam?

If you don’t want to submit an exam paper, you can click ‘submit blank exam’ under ‘Exam information’ once the exam has started.

How do you submit a group exam paper?

See here for more information about group exam papers

What is the deadline for submitting the exam?

The deadline for your exam can be found on the list of exams you are registered for. You must submit your paper before the deadline set for your exam in order for your exam paper to be accepted.

This means that it is important for you to submit your paper in good time so that you have time to deal with any unforeseen problems before the deadline.

Remember to submit your paper in good time

Do not wait until the last minute to submit your paper! Please notice: If you have been inactive in the Digital Exam system in some time, you will have to log on again.

After the exam

How can I make sure that my exam paper has been submitted correctly?

You will receive an email receipt stating that your exam paper has been submitted on time. You will also be able to see a receipt after you click ‘deliver’. You can print out the receipt if you like.

Can I see my exam paper after I have submitted it?

Yes. After you have submitted your exam pape and the deadline for submissions has passed, you will be able to see what you have submitted on your receipt page.

Administrative support

If you have any problems with your exam registration or other questions about the exam, you should contact the exam secretary. You will find contact information for your examination secretary in connection with the concrete exam in the Digital Exam system or in the email you receive before the exam.   

Technical support

If you need technical support for Digital Exam, please find contact information here.

Please notice: If you cannot submit your assignment in the Digital Exam system before deadline due to technical problems, please contact afterwards.    

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