Uppsala University - Exchange

City: Uppsala Country: Sweden

Uppsala University Website


What Uppsala has to offer:

  • Founded in 1477, it is the oldest Nordic university, and is considered to be one of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning in Europe
  • Has a variety of academic disciplines; including law, theology, medicine, pharmacy, arts, social sciences, and technical-natural sciences
  • Boasts a large number of ancient traditions, symbols, and festivities
  • Located in Uppsala, the pre-eminent university town. Uppsala students live in a cultural setting with roots harking back several centuries and can experience student activities far beyond the ordinary

When Can I Go?

Terms Offered: Fall, Winter, Full Year

Term Dates:

Fall term equivalent: August - January

Winter term equivalent: January - June

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate

Law students must have completed at least 2 full years of law studies before the start of the exchange.

See Eligibility.

Course Information

Language of Instruction: English, Swedish

Field of Study: All with the exception of Nursing and Medicine

Please note these other restrictions:

1) Psychology - There are only a few courses taught in English with limited spaces

2) Sociology - No courses at the Bachelor level are taught in English

3) Natural Sciences including Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Engineering - Have few to no entry-level courses taught in English.

Uppsala University Course Information. Course information is updated at the beginning of February every year. Each course has its own prerequisites/entry requirements.

Uppsala University Credit Information


Uppsala University Accommodation

Program Contact

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Funding Opportunities 

Students receive on average between $1,200-$1,800 in funding.

Over 70% of students who apply get funding.

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