Minor Field Studies

View of a mountain. Photo: Joshua Earle (Unsplash)

What is Minor Field Studies?

Minor Field Studies (MFS) is a scholarship programme for field studies in developing countries.

Boats in Vietnam. Photo: Rafa Prada (Unsplash)


Are you eligible to the Minor Field Studies-programme?

Mountain scenery in Malaysia. Photo: Heiswayi Nrird (Unsplash)


Here you find instructions on how to apply to Minor Field Studies.

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Supervisor and contact person

An MFS-study requires both an academic supervisor at Stockholm University and a contact person in field (in the host country).

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Selection and decision

When the application round has closed the selection process starts. This is mainly done on departemental level.

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MFS preparatory course

All students awarded with an MFS-scholarship must attend a preparatory course.


Departmental agreements/Erasmus

Central university-wide agreements
International Office
Studenthuset, Universitetsvägen 2 B
Email: exchange@su.se

Drop-in opening hours
International Office:

Tuesday: 10:00-12:30
Thursday: 13:00-15:00

Current changes in opening hours:

Thursday June 7: drop-in at 10:00-12:00 (instead of 13:00-15:00)



Handbook Study abroad

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