Dispensations, advance approvals and credit transfers

Always REMEMBER to read more about the framework for your degree programme in your academic regulations.

Your board of studies handles applications for dispensations, advance approvals or credit transfers.

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General information about dispensations

You may apply to your board of studies for dispensation from rules in the academic regulations. This may e.g. be in connection with the exam, the composition of your study programme, postponement of mandatory exams, deadlines and the like. If you have used your examination attempts, exceeded your time limits, require special conditions or extra time for written exams, you can apply to the board of studies for dispensation.

The board of studies may grant exemptions from rules in the academic regulations which have been laid down by the university, when the reasons are due to special circumstances. It is therefore important that you state the reasons for your application and enclose relevant documentation for the special circumstances that the board of studies should take into consideration when assessing your application.

It is a good idea to contact a student counsellor before you apply for dispensation. Your student adviser can help you to get an overview of your situation, so you have the best possible basis for making your decision.

You must apply via mit.au.dk, and your application must as a minimum:

  1. Be submitted in writing with an explanation of the reasons.
  2. State the rule that you are applying for dispensation from, and what you wish to achieve with the application.
  3. Contain documentation for the exceptional circumstances that justify the application.
  4. Contain your name and number.