Returning exchange students rave about their experience at LiU, a welcoming Scandinavian university with many innovative courses available in English. This university offers a vast range of subjects and is an especially good place to study sociology, economics, psychology, and other sciences. Building on tradition, Cognitive Science majors get special consideration.
University: Linköping University (LiU)
Student body: 32,000 students (1,300 graduate students)
International students at university: 2,400 international students
The College’s agreement enables students to study in these two schools.
- Faculty of Arts and Sciences
- Faculty of Science and Engineering
Course load: IU students must take 15 credits. Approximately 30 ECTS credits equal 15 credits of courses, and students are required to take 30 ECTS credits for residence permit requirements.
The course schedule is published about a month before the start of the semester.
The syllabi of courses are online. Click on the course and select the "syllabus" tab. Example here.
Language of instruction: English and Swedish
Grades + Transcripts: LiU uses different types of grading systems depending on the course.
LiU will provide transcripts upon request.
At the student’s request, IU departments will review courses to determine how they will apply to your degree. Please note that IU does not accept Pass/Fail.
Faculty of Arts and Sciences:
January 23-June 11, 2023
Faculty of Science and Engineering:
January 16-June 4, 2023
LiU’s fall semester ends in January. A number of courses at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences offer the possibility of returning home before Christmas and finishing the courses online (home examinations, group work, reports, etc.).