SLU has approximately 400 courses that are taught in English, so there is a lot to choose from. More information about SLU's courses can be found by using our web-based course search system .
If you are interested in studying at SLU as an exchange student, begin by contacting the International Office/Study Abroad Office at your home university or department. To be admitted to SLU as an exchange student you need to have the approval of your home university. This is done by having them sign your application form. You must also fulfil the prerequisites for each course you wish to take at SLU. Read more about courses at SLU.
The deadlines for exchange students to apply to SLU are:
Autumn semester and whole academic year: April 15th.
Spring semester: October 15th.
The same dates also apply for veterinary exchange students. For more specific information, please see Veterinary exchange students
The application for autumn semester 2013 is now closed.
The application for the spring semester 2014 will open by the end of august 2013 and we will then publish the link to the online application form. If you want to start the application process before the application opens again, you can start by reading the information at this page, choose courses and prepare all required documents except for the online application form.
To complete your application you should print the created pdf-document from the online application form, fill it in and sign it, get it signed by your coordinator at your home institution and then send the application form along with the required documents to the address mentioned below.
- A Course application form, detailing your planned course units at SLU
- Your Transcripts of Records in English, showing every course you have taken at university level. For European students the transcript should show ECTS credits
- List of the courses that you have still not passed, but which you will have passed by the time you start courses at SLU. The list should be in English with credits
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
International Students Office
Division of Student Affairs and Learning Development
S-75007 Uppsala, SWEDEN
Please note that our office cannot process your application without the required documents and signatures. Make sure to attach all required document when you send the application. All required document need to be attached in order for SLU to see it as an application.
You will receive a confirmation that we have received your application via e-mail.
After April 15th/October 15th we will start the admission process. We will make sure that you meet the prerequisites for the courses you want to take at SLU. To come to SLU as an exchange student, you must take at least 25 credits per semester. The maximum amount of credits you can take is 45.
In June/December you will receive your admission letter by e-mail, if you have been accepted. At the same time you will get a learning agreement (which will show which courses you have been accepted to) for the coming semester. If you will be at SLU for a whole academic year, then you will receive an acceptance letter for the whole year and a learning agreement for the autumn semester. When the admission process is done for the spring semester, then you will receive the learning agreement for the spring semester.