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. You need to register for sit-in exams. Contact your department for information about practice 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.

Here you can read more about exams and the corona situation

Exam registration

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. Almost all written sit-in exams at the University take place at Gäddan.

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. 
  • Students must present a valid photo ID with a Swedish personal identification number to be allowed entry. Valid forms of ID include your multicard, Swedish passport, a Swedish driver’s license or an ID card from a Swedish bank.
  • 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.

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.
  • Out of consideration for those with allergies, avoid bringing peanuts or wearing strong perfumes.'

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.

  1. Log in to Kronox using your computer identity and password.
  2. Find your exam under the tab ‘Activity registration’.
  3. You will receive a confirmation email when you register and if you deregister. 
  4. 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. 

Problems with registration?

If you have difficulties registering in Kronox, email the exam administration at 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.

See all upcoming exams

See your exam results

You can see your exam results by logging in to Ladok Student.

Log in to Ladok Student with your computer identity


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

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 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. Make sure to inform your lecturer about where you will be taking the exam. 

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