Refunds of tuition fees

Linköping University (LiU) will only refund tuition fees when studies are cancelled due to denial of a residence permit or, in some cases, serious illness or other extraordinary circumstances.

How to apply for a refund

In order to be considered for a refund due to special circumstances, please submit a “Request for Refund” form with any supporting documentation to LiU’s Admissions Office via email to:

The refund decision will be made within 30 days of the form being submitted. LiU does not deduct an administrative fee when processing a refund.

Who can get a refund?

Special circumstances could include:

  • a student is obliged to reside elsewhere, or has not been granted a residence permit/visa for studies in Sweden, or has not been granted an exit permit from their home country.
  • a student develops a serious illness, or a serious illness or death of a close relative occurs. If you apply for a refund for this reason, please attach a document demonstrating how the situation affects your ability to study.
  • a student who wish to withdraw from their studies, due to the Corona virus pandemic, after paying the tuition fee, will receive a full refund if the application for a refund is made before the programme's roll call.

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