Department of Business Studies

Students with disabilities

Uppsala University offers support for students with disabilities.This can include support for reading and writing difficulties/dyslexia, mental disorders, neuropsychiatric disorders, hearing impairment, visual impairment, physical disabilities or chronic illnesses. The type of support you will receive is directly related to your education and according to your needs. Exampels of the support you can get is note-taking support, audio books and braile, language support, sign language interpretation and mentors.

If you have a temporary injury or illness, you are not covered by this support. 

If you have a readling disability you can contact the language workshop.

To receive support you need to provide evidence of your disability.

How to get support

  1. Contact the Coordinators for students with disabilities at Uppsala University in order to get a certificate of your disablity.
  2. Contact us at the Department as soon as you've spoken to the central coordnator in order to get the support you need. Book an appointment with our coordinator emelie.schmidt_wikborg@fek.uu.se.

Important to think about

  • If you need to write your exam in a separate room, contact us not later than 12 days before the exam to make sure we can provide you with a separate room. E-mail emelie.schmidt_wikborg@fek.uu.se. You have to contact us every time you want to have a separate room.
  • The library needs six weeks to prepare an audio book. You need to contact the library at Ekonomikum (018-471 1460) as soon as possible with your current litterature list.