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Digital examination

On this page we have collected information about digital tools you may encounter when taking an online exam or when your coursework is assessed. Read more about online exams below or go directly to the tool you are interested in by clicking in the list below.

Over the past few years, digital exams have become more common. Some exams are taken in a room on campus with a locked computer, while others are conducted remotely. On this page you will find information about the different digital tools you might need to use, but the way they are used will vary depending on the course. This means you must read the specific instructions for each exam in advance and ask your lecturer or course administrator if anything is unclear. Examples of questions that might be good to ask yourself are: 

  • Do I need to download a program or app before my exam? 
  • Can I test the digital tool in advance? 
  • Do I need log-in information in order to access my exam?
  • Which browsers are compatible with the tools I need for my exam?
  • Will the exam be monitored? 
  • Do I have the right to learning support during the exam, and how far in advance do I need to give notice of this? 

More information about remote monitoring of exams can be found via the links below.

Information about how to prepare for remote monitoring of exams

If you have the right to learning support during a digital exam, you can find more information through the link below.

Information about Disability Support Services


With the help of DigiExam, you can use your own computer to write an exam completely digitally. At Lund University, it is primarily law courses that use DigiExam for digital exams.

Read more about DigiExam at the Faculty of Law website –


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


The Respondus LockDown Browser is used to monitor exams. Respondus is currently only used on courses conducted by the Faculty of Engineering at LTH. Ask your teacher for instructions if you need to use Respondus.


Quality Progress System (QPS) is an assessment tool that is used in some medical education programs at Lund University. In QPS, a teacher can assess several different types of examinations, such as written tests, essays, quizzes and skills tests.

You can read more about QPS and familiarise yourself with the system in the student guide, which is currently under construction. 

Information about QPS –


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

Contact and help

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

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