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Digital examination

On this page, you can find information about digital tools that you might encounter when writing an exam or when getting feedback on an assignment. Read more about digital exams below or go directly to the tool you’re interested in by clicking the links in the list.

In the last couple of years, digital exams have become more common. Some exams are written in person but with a locked computer – while some exams are carried out entirely remotely. On this page, you can find information about the digital tools that you might have to use, but the context in which the tools are used looks different in different programmes. This means that you need to find out well in advance what applies for your specific exam and ask your teacher or course administrator if something is unclear. Examples of questions that are good to ask yourself are:

  • Do you need to download any program or app before the exam?
  • Do you have the option to test out the digital tools in advance?
  • Do you need any log-in credentials to access the exam?
  • What web browser works with the tools that you’ll be using for the exam?
  • Will your exam be supervised?
  • Do you have the right to learning support during the exam and if so, how well in advance do you have to let the exam coordinator know that you need it?

More information about how you can prepare when an exam will be supervised remotely can be found in the following link.

How to prepare for a digitally supervised exam

If you have the right to learning support, you can find more information about what applies to you during a digital exam on the following link:

Information about Disability Support Services


With the help of DigiExam, you can use your own computer to write an exam entirely digitally. At Lund University, it’s primarily programmes at the Faculty of Law that use DigiExam for digital exams.

Information about DigiExam at the Faculty of Law –


Peergrade is an external application to Canvas that can be used for peer review. Peergrade is currently only used in courses at the School of Economics and Management. Ask your teacher for instructions if you need to use Peergrade.


Respondus Lockdown browser is used for monitoring of exams. Respondus is currently only used in courses at the Faculty of Engineering. Ask your teacher for instructions if you need to use Respondus.


QPS (Quality Progress System) is a tool used for assessment, systematic feedback and quality assurance in medical and healthcare science programs at Lund University. You can read more about QPS and familiarise yourself with the system in the student guide which you can find on the link below.

Information about QPS at the Faculty of Medicine –

Photo of two happy students sitting in front of a computer screen talking.

Technical support

Contact LU Servicedesk if you need technical support when using our digital tools.

LU Servicedesk
servicedesk [at] lu [dot] se (servicedesk[at]lu[dot]se)
+46 (0)46 222 9000