Deferment of study offer

Deferment of study offer

You can apply to have your study offer deferred for one or two years based on military service, birth/adoption or other serious reasons, such as long-term illness.

Application deadline

10 August 2020

How to apply

  1. Accept your study offer by sending an e-mail to Please make sure to accept within the deadline.
  2. Apply for deferment

Supporting documentation, such as for instance a medical certificate, a birth or adoption certificate, a summons for military service or other, must be included in your application. If your documentation contains sensitive information, instead of uploading it to your application, please send it by post to the following address:

Admissions Office
Helleveien 30

Please indicate in your application if you apply for one or two years of deferment. NB! Requests for two years of deferment will only be considered if accompanied by documentation supporting the need for a two-year deferment.

Please note that it is not possible to apply for deferment if your admission offer is conditional at the application deadline for deferment.

Answer to the application

You will receive a reply to your application by semester start.

Study offer deferred from last year?

If you had your study offer deferred last year, you are guaranteed admission this year as long as you apply for admission and accept the study offer within the deadline.

Leave of absence

In case of long-term illness, pregnancy or summons to Military Service in the course of your studies, please apply for a leave of absence instead of a deferment of your study offer.