Uppsala University / ウプサラ大学 / Uppsala Universitet


Uppsala Uppsala
Number of students 2
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
Period of study September 2017 - June 2018
Location St Olofsgatan 10A, 751 05 Uppsala, Sweden
University profile Uppsala University is the oldest university in Scandinavia, founded in 1477. It is located 70 km from Stockholm and 30 km from the International airport Stockholm Arlanda. The university has about 40,000 students. Uppsala University is one of the top 100 universities in the world according to major rankings.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students All courses listed on http://www.uu.se/en/admissions/exchange/course/list/# are open to exchange students, provided that they fulfil the prerequisites and have the following comments in mind:
• Business courses – Eligibility prerequisites vary considerably
• Law courses – At least two years of prior Law studies (full-time)
• Medicine – As clinical courses in Medicine require knowledge of fluent Swedish and very competitive these courses rarely accept exchange students.
• Natural Sciences including Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering: No entry level courses are available, so students must have strong academic backgrounds within these subjects and meet the eligibility requirements described in each course description.
• Add/Drop – There is no add/drop-period in the beginning of the semester, so students are encouraged to carefully consider their course selection, including prerequisites for eligibility.
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students ------
Graduate programs open to exchange students Several master's programmes taught in English are available. General requirements for admission is to have a bachelor's degree. In addition, most master's programmes have specific requirements which can vary from one programme to another. Courses on masters level can be found here:
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students ------
Minimum GPA (UG) None, but students must show strong academic commitment and performance.
Minimum GPA (G) Same as above.
Minimum language proficiency  (UG) TOEFL iBT 70 or IELTS 5.5
Minimum language proficiency (G) Same as above.
Academic calendar 2016 AUTUMN SEMESTER:
 Classes begin: August 29, 2016
 Classes end: January 15, 2017

 Classes begin: January 16, 2017
 Classes end: June 4, 2017
Important university website for exchange students http://www.uu.se/en/admissions/exchange/
Scholarship information N/A
Dormitory information Housing is not guaranteed for exchange students, but Uppsala University offers accomodation for exchange students.