Hide menu

LiUISA Header test 2017

Linköping University Summer Academy

***Preliminary information***

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 150,000inhabitants. 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

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


Entry Requirements: To meet the general entry requirements, students must have completed 1 year full-time studies (passed 60 ECTS credits or equivalent) from an internationally recognized university.

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

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.

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.



Poster with preliminary information for downloading: LiU Summer Academy 2017

Page manager: summeracademy@liu.se
Last updated: 2016-10-27