Application and admission
If you are interested in studying at SLU as an exchange student, start 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.
Application period for:
Autumn semester or an academic year: 15 March-15 April
Spring semester: 15 September- 15 October
Autumn semester: September to January
Spring semester: January to June
The same dates also apply for veterinary exchange students.
For more specific information, please seeVeterinary exchange students
Online application (opens 15 March)
The online application requires you to:
- Upload Transcripts of Records in English, showing every course you have taken at university level. For European students the transcript should show ECTS credits.
- Upload a 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.
- Fill out which courses you want to take. Here you can find the courses that SLU Offers.
- State if you wish SLU to offer you accommodation.
After completing your application online a PDF form will be created. Please sign it together with your coordinator at your home university and email it to email@example.com no later than then the 15 April or 15 October.
Please note that our office cannot process your application without the required documents and signatures. 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. To come to SLU as an exchange student, you must take at least 25 credits per semester. The maximum amount you can take is 45 credits.
In June/December you will receive a admission letter by e-mail. If you have been accepted the letter will show which courses you have been accepted to for the coming semester. If you are staying at SLU for a whole academic year, then you will receive an acceptance letter for the whole year and a course list for the first semester. The second semester courses will be processed in the nextcoming application session.