Exchange Students

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Students arriving at Stockholm University

Orientation Week

Next Orientation Week for international students takes place on Monday 21st of August until Friday 25th of August 2017.

Students at Orientation Day Photo: Eva Dalin

Choosing your courses as an exchange student

The main language of instruction at Stockholm University is Swedish, but the university also offers a large number of undergraduate and graduate courses in English. Generally, your course selection must be approved and signed by your home institution, your host department and yourself.

Students having a coffee outside Photo: Orasis

Application procedure for exchange students

Here you will find a step-by-step description of the application process for exchange students. The application procedure for exchange students differs from that of non-exchange students. As an exchange student, you must be nominated by your home university.

Golden Hall, City Hall - City of Stockholm

Tickets for a free Welcome Reception at Stockholm City Hall

On Sunday the 8th of October, between 15:00 and 16:30, the City of Stockholm will welcome newly arrived international students to a free reception at the Stockholm City Hall. Tickets will distributed on Tuesday the 3rd of October, 09:00 to 11:30.

Welcome students and researchers

Arrival Service and Shuttle Bus Service

Here you find information about International Student Guides welcoming international students and shuttle bus service from Arlanda airport in connection to Stockholm University Orientation Week.


What is a university account and university card?

Your university account gives you access to a number of IT services at Stockholm University. The university card is used for library services, and printing/copying.

Students on a guided bus tour

Free Guided Bus Tour for international students

A two hour free guided bus tour for newly arrived international students.

Orientation Day Programme

Spring Semester Orientation Day presentations

All presentations from Orientation Day the 16th of January, 2017, can be found here as a pdf and as a video.


Departmental agreements/Erasmus

Central university-wide agreements
International Office
Studenthuset, Universitetsvägen 2 B

Drop-in opening hours
International Office:

Closed during 12 June - 18 August

Monday, Tuesday: 10:00-12:30
Wednesday, Thursday: 13:00-15:00


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