Student rights and responsibilities

Linnaeus University is a state authority that operates under the government's jurisdiction. Consequently, its activities are governed by a number of laws and regulations, such as the Higher Education Act and the Higher Education Ordinance. On this page, you will find the laws and governing documents that regulate your education.

You will also find information on how to appeal a decision, on the university's efforts towards equal opportunities for all students and staff at Linnaeus University, and on how to become a student representative or a student safety representative.

In the Study Handbook, you will find information about the responsibilities that you, as a student, have, as well as the responsibilities that we, as a university, have –before, during, and after your education.

The university's and your responsibilities as a student

In order for your time as a student to be as successful as possible, it is important to understand what is required and expected of you as a student. Here, both your and the university's responsibilities before, during, and after your studies are described.

Information of the division of responsibilities is also available in the study handbook.