Apply for approved leave from studies

Important information

The university grants the approved leave from studies based upon the Higher Education Ordinance UHRFS 2016:1

  • You commit to notify your intention to resume your studies, after the approved leave from studies, no later than 15th April before an autumn semester and no later than 15th October before a spring semester.
  • Information about applying for courses within your study programme can be found at:
  • For information about study finance please contact CSN
Application for approved leave of studies
Contact details
Contact details

Reasons for approved leave from studies: * (mandatory)
Reasons for approved leave from studies:

You can only apply for approved leave from studies for a maximum of two semesters per application

Are you a fee-paying student?
Are you a fee-paying student?

Once we have received your application an automatic confirmation will be sent to the e-mail address you have included in the application.


You can make an appeal if your application about approved leave from studies has not been granted. The appeal must be in writing. The registration number, and what desired change to the decision wished for, must be stated in the appeal letter. The appeal letter is to be addressed to the Higher Education Appeals Board (ÖNH) but sent to the registrar at Högskolan i Gävle (HiG), 801 76 Gävle. It should arrive at University of Gävle within three weeks from the day you received the decision.

Published by: Liselotte Laurila Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2020-05-20
Högskolan i Gävle
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)