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Linköping University Summer Academy

Four-week credit-bearing programme in Linköping,  Sweden – Scandinavia

In 2016, Linköping University (LiU) launched its first International Summer Academy. More than 80% of the students who participated in the 2016 student survey stated they would recommend LiU Summer Academy to fellow students.

This experience gives international students an opportunity to study abroad for one month. They have several high-quality courses to choose from and will gain cultural insights together with other international students from all over the world. All courses are taught in English and are full-time.

Linköping in southern Sweden is one of Sweden’s fastest growing cities, with approximately 150,000 inhabitants. High world-class technology, an innovative university and lively trade characterises the city. Linköping’s industry, municipality and the university collaborate closely. Linköping is situated in an inviting landscape of beautiful natural green surroundings and is a place where history and tradition meet creativity and innovation.

Courses: All courses are at Bachelor’s level and worth 7.5 ECTS

  • LiU Summer Academy: Academic English
  • LiU Summer Academy: Drug Addiction — From Genes to Behaviour
  • LiU Summer Academy: Exploring Sweden, the Anthropological Way
  • LiU Summer Academy: Entrepreneurship and Knowledge Implementation for Improved Health Care
  • LiU Summer Academy: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in a Swedish Context
  • LiU Summer Academy: Leadership and Organisational Behaviour in Contemporary Organisations

Arrival day: June 30, 2017

Course dates: July 03-July -28 July on site (some courses have preparatory exercises before arrival to Sweden)

Entry Requirements: To meet the general entry requirements, students must have completed 1 year full-time studies (passed 60 ECTS credits or equivalent) from one of Linköping University’s partner universities.

Language: All courses are in English and partner universities can nominate students with a good command of English.

Maximum number students per partner: All partner universities are welcome to nominate a maximum of 5 students per course. Please observe that we have a limited number of student places per course and that we cannot guarantee that all the nominated students can be offered a place.

Exchange quota: The quota of LiU Summer Academy places to semester places is 4:1.

Selection: We aim for a good mix of students and selection is therefore based on the principle of multicultural classroom.

Format: Different for each course. Lectures, workshops, seminars, PBL, laboratory exercises and field trips. Some preparatory work is required from the students before their arrival in Linköping.

Teacher-student contact hours: Different for each course.

Tuition fee: No tuition fees. Courses are only eligible for students from LiU’s partner universities.

Admission application: February 1 to March 6, 2017.

Study tours: Stockholm and Vadstena at the students' own expense.

Cost for student accommodation package: Sek 5,000 for one month. It includes a single private student corridor room with shared kitchen, bed linen, internet (with cable), bus card, access to sports facilities and one final exit cleaning.

 

 

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