Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Academic year 2015/2016
Welcome as an exchange student at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences!
Who is considered to be an exchange student?
Students studying at Linköping University on the basis of a bilateral agreement between LiU and their home university are considered exchange students. You must be nominated to exchange studies by your home university. There is no tuition fee for exchange students.
Courses and Application
Exchange students are offered single-subject courses that are designed for students who do not speak Swedish.
In all course descriptions, 1.5 credits (ECTS) is equal to one week of full-time study. 30 credits is equal to one semester of full-time studies. Please choose courses within the subject area you are nominated for. In the course descriptions you will find the academic information that is necessary to plan your studies and fill in your application. Please see under "Course information and timetable" in the left hand menu before you choose your courses. Once you have chosen courses and received the Letter of Admission, this will be your definite choice of courses. You can only make minor changes once you have started your studies here.
When you have been selected by your home university, the application procedure will be as follows:
- Search for courses in the course list below.
- Check the specific requirements for each course that you want to study and make sure that you are eligible for all courses that you select.
- Fill out the application form (link below) on-line. The form includes personal data, academic background, choice of courses and the period of time for your stay at Linköping University. In your application form you must also add information about on-going courses which are NOT included in your transcript of records.
- If you want to apply for accommodation through Linköping University make sure to cross that box on the application form.
- Submit the form.
- Print out the completed application form.
- Make sure you have your own, and your coordinator’s signature on the print-out.
- Scan and send your application form together with the supporting documents before the deadline. Deadline is 15 April 2015. Address is in the print-out of the form.
Course list - Subject areas
Under each subject area courses are divided into Undergraduate and Advanced/master's level courses. Courses listed in this catalogue are taught in English.
For students already on Campus: If you need to check the courses offered spring 2015, please contact us at email@example.com or visit the Exchange Student Help Desk in Zenit Monday or Wednesday 12.15-13.15 or Kåkenhus, Norrköping first Friday each month (6 February, 6 March, 10 April, and 8 May) 12-13.
Swedish speaking students can apply for courses in Swedish, admission may be granted if there are places in the course.
Last updated: 2015-02-28