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Through Erasmus+, you have the opportunity to study part of your degree at one of Stockholm University's partner universities or to do a traineeship in Europe. A great opportunity to discover Europe and broaden your perspectives.


At Stockholm University most of the departments have their own Erasmus agreements with other higher education institution in Europe. In addition there are also opportunities to apply for Erasmus+ exchange studies through programmes and networks at the central level, Erasmus+ Nordlys and CIVIS. 

To be eligible to participate in Erasmus+ student mobility you need to fulfil the following requirements (call 2020): 

  • Have completed at least a year of full-time studies at higher education level (60 credits) before departure for Erasmus+ studies.
  • Be a registered and active student at Stockholm University, where you intend to graduate. (Students on study leave are not eligible)
  • Study full time at the host university for a minimum of 90 days or do full-time work at an eligible organization for a minimum of 60 days, but no more than 360 days per education cycle (bachelor, master or PhD level).
  • Not been on an Erasmus+ mobility before during the same study cycle so that the total mobility period exceeds 360 days (previously and planned mobility)
  • Have a signed Learning Agreement before departure.
  • Take a language assessment (OLS).
  • Submit Arrival Certificate, Certificate of Attendance and Erasmus+ Participant report during and after the mobility.
  • Not accept any other scholarships from the EU or the Swedish Council for Higher Education at the same time.

Note that these are requirements stipulated by Erasmus+. Your department may have further requirements. Therefore, please contact your international coordinator to learn more on the requirements and how to apply.

International coordinators’ contact information

Students selected and nominated as Erasmus+ students, who meet the requirements , are required to submit an online-form in the Erasmus+ portal and may apply for an Erasmus+ mobility grant.

Find more information about the Erasmus+ grant here


Member states of the European Union*, Iceland, Liechtenstein, North Macedonia, Norway, Serbia, Turkey and UK**.

*Including: outermost regions (OR’s) and overseas countries and territories.


**Important information about exchange in the UK

The United Kingdom is since 1 February 2020 no longer a member of the EU, but will participate in Erasmus+ until the end of the current programme, call 2020. As long as funding is available and a valid exchange agreement in place, Erasmus+ student mobility to the UK is possible until the end of 2022 (last mobility date 31 March 2023). 

Contact the international coordinator at your department to see what options are open to you, within our outside Erasmus+:

Find all international coordinators here

Student visa and residence permit

From 1 January 2021 a student visa is required for studies in the UK lasting more than 6 months. Students studying in the UK for less than six months do not need to apply for a visa. This also applies to students studying within the frame of Erasmus+ in the UK. 
Students who carry out an Erasmus+ traineeship in the UK are required to apply for a visa. 

Find more information about the visa process to the UK


As Erasmus+ student, you will need to take a language assessment in connection with your mobility period. For some of the languages there is the possibility to take a free online courses.

Click here for more information on the language assessment and courses


If you have a disability which entails extra expenses during your mobility period, you may apply to have these expenses covered up to 100 percent. Expenses may include transportation, teaching aids, special accommodation, assistants, or medical assistance in the country of your host university.

Checklist for Erasmus students going abroad with a disability

For more information about this application, contact the coordinator of your department


If you have children that will accompany you during the study period abroad, you may apply for an extra grant funding.

Contact the central international office to learn more about the application:


In addition to exchange studies, students also have the opportunity to do an internship, write an essay, or collect data abroad through the Erasmus+ traineeship programme.

Click here to read more about internships abroad


If you have questions regarding Erasmus+ exchange programme or traineeship, please contact the international coordinator at your department. 

Departmental international coordinators at Stockholm University

For information about the Erasmus+ grant, please email:

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