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Application for Master's Degree Certificate


The degree certificate is issued by the degree office at LTH, situated in the E-building fifth floor, and it is free of charge. You need to apply for the degree certificate once you have completed all your courses and all the final grades have been reported, by your lecturers, into the student register, LADOK.

You apply for the degree certificate in the Student Portal www.student.lu.se If you have problems finding your degree in the list you can search by faculty i e LTH or type of degree (i e Master) to limit the list results. 

In case you graduated several years ago and can no longer access the Student Portal please contact the degree office examen@kansli.lth.se

Please, check that the spelling of your name is correct in LADOK. Otherwise contact your international master coordinator Helene von Wachenfelt, Lykke Jacobson or Cecilia Nilsson.

If any credits are missing you should contact the concerned course coordinator.

All courses included in the degree will be listed in the degree certificate. A diploma supplement is issued with the degree certificate. It provides a description of the degree, level, context and content of the completed studies, as well as information about the Swedish higher education system.

Courses exceeding the degree requirements will not be included in the degree. You can ask for a course certificate from the course administrator.

The degree certificate can be sent to an adress in Sweden or abroad. The degree certificate will be sent to your registered address in Ladok. If you want it sent to another address you need to change the address in the Student Portal or state this in the message box in the application. In Sweden we use regular post and for other countries registered mail.

The degree certificate is bilingual – Swedish and English. The diploma states when the education is completed and when it is issued.

The degree office will handle all applications in turn and the handling time varies over the year depending on the number of applications received.

Only one original is issued. If you need certified photocopies you can find more information and an order form below. A fee will be charged for each order.

Application - Copies