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Courses and Application - Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Academic year 2016/2017

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.

Application Procedure

When you have been selected by your home university, the application procedure will be as follows:

  1. Search for courses in the course list below. Please see under "Course information and timetable" in the left hand menu before you choose your courses.
  2. 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.
  3. Fill out the application form on-line. The link to the application form will be send to nominated students in March. Please check with your home university if you do not receive an email.
    The application form includes personal data, academic background, choice of courses and the period of time for your stay at Linköping University.
  4. Upload the required documents: Transcript of records of all university education and Proof of English*
  5. If you want to apply for accommodation through Linköping University make sure to cross that box on the application form. Please note that you also need to apply and sign up with other landlords and check the notice boards. Linköping University cannot guarantee accommodation.
  6. Submit the form. A print-out version of your application will open.
  7. Deadline for Autumn semester 2016/Academic year 2016/17 is 15 April 2016.
  8. Information and admission documents will be send during May 2016.

*) Proof of skills in English. You need to show that you have adequate proficiency in English to take academic courses with English as language of instruction. This can for example be demonstrated by an international English test ( e g IELTS or TOEFL), by a certificate from your coordinator from your home university, or by a transcript of records showing previous studies with English as language of instruction. Students studying in English or having English as mother tongue do not need to upload a proof of English.

Course list - Please note: is now being updated. Updated list and application for autumn 2016 will be published 1 March

Courses in English - Subject areas

Under each subject area courses are divided into Undergraduate and Advanced/master's level courses. To be eligible for courses at Advanced/Master's level, you need a Bachelor Degree of 3 years, or equivalent. There will also be specific requirements in the course information. Courses listed in this catalogue are taught in English. For courses in Swedish for Swedish speaking students see below.


Courses in Swedish

Swedish speaking students can apply for courses in Swedish, admission may be granted if there are places in the course.

Courses in Swedish for Swedish-speaking students

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Last updated: 2016-02-08