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Special Educational Support

SPS (Special Educational Support) is a service for students with a functional impairment. The purpose of the support is to give you the opportunity to undertake your studies on equal terms with other students. The support can be physical or digital aids and/or personal support.

Special Educational Support

SPS (Special Educational Support) is a service for students with a functional impairment. The purpose of the support is to give you the opportunity to undertake your studies on equal terms with other students. The support can be physical or digital aids and/or personal support.

Closed for the holidays

The SPS office is closed from 15 July until 26 July (both days included).

Special Educational Support

Students with disabilities

Apply for SPS

Special Educational Support (SPS) is a service for students with dyslexia, a physical, psychological or neurological condition giving them the opportunity to undertake their studies on equal terms with other students.

SPS can be anything from physical aids to personal support, however, not financial support or academic support for a subject you are struggling with. 

We treat all personal information as private and confidential and it will not appear from your diploma that you have received SPS.

You can apply for Special Educational Support (SPS) by sending the application form to sps@aau.dk together with documentation for your disability.

2020: 764 students. 2021: 919 students. 2022: 1000 students.

Conditions for SPS

Who can apply for SPS?

Contact your study programme

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SPS team

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We can also refer you to a student counsellor for guidance on, for example, study techniques or personal challenges in relation to your student life.

When you apply for SPS

What kind of support is available?

Other options

What kind of support is also available?

Regardless of whether you are entitled to SPS or not, you can get help and guidance from the following: 

Please contact your Study Board

Special conditions for the exam

Special conditions for the exam (Student exemptions)

If you are dyslexic or have a disability, you can apply for special conditions for the exam (e.g. extended exam time or use of study aids). 

Deadlines may vary from study programme to study programme. Please contact your Study Board for information, and submit your application for special conditions to the Study Board as soon as possible. 

Read about requirements for your application

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The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower

Not all disabilities are visible. Wearing the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower discreetly indicates to people around you that you have a non-visible disability and may need additional support, help, or time.

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