As one of the largest universities in Sweden, with over 70,000 undergraduate and master’s students, Stockholm University offers unprecedented access to teaching and research facilities. Stockholm University, located in Sweden’s capital city, is the region’s center for higher education and research in humanities, law, the natural and social sciences, and a focus for the work of leading international researchers. In the heart of Sweden’s only national urban park, the University is surrounded by natural beauty, whilst being only a few minutes journey from the city center.
Website of University: www.su.se/english/study
Website for inbound exchange students: www.su.se/english/study/exchange-students
Autumn semester 2016: 29 August 2016 to 15 January 2017
Spring semester 2017: 16 January 2017 to 4 June 2017
Examinations are arranged throughout the year with no fixed examination periods
Full time load: 30 credits.
Credit/Course: Courses normally contain 7.5, 15 or 30 credits. Students can choose four 7.5 credit courses or two 15 credits courses or any other combination. One week of full-time studies equals 1.5 credits.
The workload is 40 hours per week, including lectures, readings, assignments, seminars, independent studies
Course Finder Website: www.su.se/english/study/coursesFor questions regarding courses please contact the coordinator at the department offering the course:
Restricted Programs and other academic requirements: Please note that for most courses there are specialeligibility requirementswhich are determined bythe departments.
1. SEMESTER PLACEMENTS
2015-2016 Spring Semester: 3 placements
2016-2017 Academic Year: 6 placements
Academic year 2016/17 or fall semester 2016: 2016.2.1-3.1
Academic year 2016/17 or fall semester 2016: 2016.3.1-4.1
3. LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
Students whose mother tongue is not English must provide evidence that their English language ability meets the minimum requirements for admission. Students from the Nordic countries do not need to take a test.
IELTS: 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 in each of the four components, TOEFL: PBT 550, iBT 79.
Incoming exchange students must be officially nominated by home university coordinator or equivalent no later than March 1, 2016
After you have been nominated by your home university, You will get information on how to proceed from the International coordinator at your home university. Once you have submitted your application form, you should not assume you have been accepted until you receive an official letter of acceptance from Stockholm University.
Online application: https://su.moveon4.com/locallogin/54ae78440f9d300d66000000/eng
5. RELATED DOCUMENTS
Online application including a course selection form, transcript of records, and proof of English (if applicable)
View details : http://www.kammarkollegiet.se/english/insurance
Housing is guaranteed for students applying through a university-wide agreement/network except for students from the Nordic countries.
In order to study in Sweden, you must have a residence permit. Read more about how to apply for a permit for studies or to work as a doctoral student. For more details: http://www.migrationsverket.se/English/Private-individuals/Studying-in-Sweden.html
4. ESTIMATED LIVING EXPENSES
Food: SEK 2,000
Accommodation: SEK 3,750
Local travel: SEK 560
Telephone/internet: SEK 300
Insurance, medical care and hygiene: SEK 300
Hobby/leisure, miscellaneous: SEK 1,100
Total: SEK 8,010