As of 18 October, most sit-in exams will take place at our new exam hall Kranen. Your lecturer will inform you about sit-in exams and take-home exams, and which type of assessment applies to your course. Sit-in exams take place at a certain location and time, while take-home exams are to be completed at home and submitted before a specified date. Contact your department for information about practice exams. You need to register for sit-in exams.
New guidelines and COVID-19
Revised guidelines for exams
The rules for students during sit-in exams have been revised and the new rules apply from 30 August 2021. The most important changes and additions are:
- That Multicards are no longer accepted as valid identification. Valid identification refers to Swedish/ national ID cards, Swedish and foreign passports, as well as ID cards issued within the Schengen area.
- Students are no longer allowed to wear wristwatches during the exams.
Exams during COVID-19
The University has taken a number of measures to ensure that you have the opportunity to write your sit-in exam in a secure manner. It is still important that you follow the authorities' recommendations and stay at home if you have symptoms.
You are required to register for all sit-in exams at Malmö University. If you have not registered on time, you will not be permitted to take the exam and must wait for a re-sit.
Things to know before the exam
- You need to register for sit-in exam and re-sits.
- Registration opens 21 days before the exam and closes 7 days before the examination date.
- After the registration period is closed, students cannot unregister for exams
- Students must present a valid photo ID with their name and date of birth to be allowed entry. Valid forms of ID include Swedish and foreign passports as well as national ID cards issued from a country in the Schengen area. If your ID has been stolen or lost, you can present a police report that states that your ID has been misplaced. The police report should not be older than 3 months.
- Arrive in good time. The doors close at the start of the exam and students who are late will be let in 30 minutes later without compensation for lost time.
- If you are unable to attend, you need to unregister for the exam no later than 7 days before the examination date.
From August 30, 2021, Multicards are no longer accepted as valid identification for exams. Keep in mind that you need a Multicard to access the university's premises.
As of 18 October 2021, most sit-in exams will take place at Malmö University’s new exam hall, Kranen. Kranen is suited to both paper exams and digital exams (digitams).
Your schedule will indicate where your exam will take place. Sit-in exams at Kranen are marked 'KR:tentasal 1-6' in Kronox. Some sit-in exams will still be located at Gäddan and are marked 'G8:Tentamen'. When you arrive in the building on the day of the exam, you will get information about which room your exam will take place in.
Students are required to have a Multicard to gain access to Kranen. Kranen is open to students with a Multicard 30 minutes before the exams starts and 45 minutes after the exam has started. When Kranen is closed for students, only personnel have access to the building.
Storage cabinets in Kranen
Students must place their personal belongings, such as wristwatches, outerwear, bags, and electronic devices (such as mobile phones and fitness trackers) in the lockers outside the exam halls in Kranen.
The storage cabinets are locked with a four-digit pin code that you select upon arrival. You use the same pin code to lock and open the storage cabinet.
The lockers are 40 x 40 x 40 cm in size. There are a few larger storage cabinets for students who need to store larger items during exams.
Rules during exams
- The exam invigilator will provide you with instructions and decide where each student is to be seated. Only sheets of paper provided by the invigilator are permitted.
- Bags and garments, as well as phones and other smart devices, must be stored at an assigned location during the exam.
- Students can bring food and beverages to exams. Please avoid bringing food and beverages that emit strong odours.
- There are bathrooms either in the exam room or adjacent to the exam room.
- Students who need to breastfeed during the exam should contact the Exam Administration at firstname.lastname@example.org in good time before the exam.
- If you need to bring your glucose meter to the exam please inform the Exam Administration at email@example.com in good time before the exam.
- Out of consideration for those with allergies, avoid bringing peanuts or wearing strong perfumes.
- You are no longer allowed to wear wristwatches during the exams. There are clocks in all examination rooms.
Students must present a valid photo ID with their name and date of birth to be allowed entry. Valid forms of ID include Swedish and foreign passports as well as national ID cards issued from a country in the Schengen area. If your ID has been stolen or lost, you can present a police report that states that your ID has been misplaced. The police report should not be older than 3 months.
Questions during the exam
You can ask questions to the examiner during the exam. The examiner must be available during the examination either on-site or by phone. You can ask the exam invigilator when the examiner will be present, or ask the exam invigilator to call them.
Cheating and disruptive behaviour
Students who disturb or obstruct examination will be required to stop their own exam and leave the room. Anyone suspected of cheating will be reported to the Disciplinary Board.
Your teacher will provide you with information about when and where you can pick up your graded exam.
How to register
Register for a written sit-in exam by logging into Kronox. Registration will open 21 days before the exam and close 7 days before the examination date. The same applies for re-sits. You will receive an email when exam registration opens for your course. If you have not signed up two days before the registration closes, you will receive a reminder via email.
- Log in to Kronox using your computer identity and password.
- Find your exam under the tab ‘Activity registration’.
- You will receive a confirmation email when you register and if you deregister.
- Once you have registered, you will receive an email two days before the exam date with a time and place for the examination. Notifications are sent to your Ladok Student email address, so make sure that this is updated.
As a student, you are obliged to keep yourself updated about the course schedule and register for exams according to university procedure. If you are unable to attend, you need to unregister for the exam no later than seven days before the exam date.
Students from previous semesters
If you want to register for a sit-in exam and are registered on the course from a previous semester, you need to email the Exam Administration at firstname.lastname@example.org within the registration period in order to register for the exam.
Problems with registration?
If you have difficulties registering in Kronox, email the Exam Administration at email@example.com. Make sure to get in touch no less than seven days before the examination date. Your email should include your name, personal identification number, the title of your course, and the exam date.
Check the time and place of the exam
Before your exam, it is important that you check to make sure you have the right building and time. Remember that changes can be made at short notice.
You will be notified of which room your exam will take place in when you arrive at the building on the day of the exam. It is important to know your course’s course code. You can find the course code in the confirmation email from KronoX with your registration for the exam.
To view a complete exam schedule for your faculty or unit in KronoX, click the appropriate link. The schedule will show all exams during the following six months. If you have studied a course during a previous term, please note that course codes can alternate from semester to semester.
See your exam results
You can see your exam results by logging in to Ladok Student. Your results should be registered in Ladok no later than 15 working days from the examination.
All re-sits require registration in Kronox. The registration period will open 21 days before the exam and close seven days prior to the examination date. If you can't find the course you want to register for under the 'Exams' tab, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need learning support
Students who have a lasting disability such as dyslexia, ADHD, or impaired vision, can apply for learning support based on their individual needs.
If you are entitled to learning support during exams (for instance access to a computer or an extension), you are required to register this in Kronox no later than seven days before the exam.
Click the 'Support' button after you have completed the application and choose what type of support you need for each exam. You can see the support that you have elected before the registration period closes if you click the ‘Support’ button. The chosen support is listed under 'Requested support'. If you have not registered your support it is listed under 'Available support'. If you are unsure about which learning support you have requested for an upcoming exam and the registration has closed please contact the Exam Administration.
If you have any questions, send an email to email@example.com including your name, your personal identification number, the title of your course, and the date and time of your exam.
If you are to write your exam in a separate room or with a smaller group, you will receive a confirmation email from the Exam Administration three to four days before the exam with information on the room number. The Exam Administration will also inform your lecturer about where you will be taking the exam. Please show the document that certifies that you have a disability to the examiner.
From 18 October 2021, all students who have learning support and use a computer, speech synthesis and spelling programme will write their exams in the program Inspera.
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