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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Contact: Oliver Jones Program type: Exchange
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.75 Class eligibility: Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Housing options: Apartment (shared), Residence Hall, Student Residences Language prerequisite: No
Language of instruction: English, Swedish Graduate courses available: Yes
Program Description:
Location| Courses & Credits| Housing| Program Costs| Application Process | More Information|

Stockholm University


Study at Stockholm University for a semester or academic year as an exchange student for an opportunity to fully integrate into the academic, social, and cultural life at the university. Take courses along-side degree-seeking Stockholm University students, live in student housing, and participate in all aspects of student life.

Stockholm University offers many courses taught in English. Additionally, English is widely spoken in Sweden so UNC students are able to easily navigate the university and city without a language barrier.

Location

Stockholm is one of the world's most dynamic capital cities, ranked among the top five in the world when it comes to intellectual capital, innovation, and quality of life. As one of Scandinavia's most exciting cultural cities, Stockholm is famous for its craft and design, music production and international cuisine. Stockholm is a cultural hub and Sweden's business center with many green areas surrounded by water, making it an ideal place to enjoy a relaxed and exciting student life.

Stockholm University is located a few minutes from the city center in the middle of the world's first National City Park.
 

Courses & Credits


Stockholm University maybe a good academic fit for students pursuing courses in the following fields, though with a variety of courses taught in English, students from other disciplines will also find ample coursework of interest.
 
  • Communication
  • Environmental Science
  • Global Studies
  • Global Film
  • Geography
  • Urban and Regional Planning
Search for courses using Stockholm University's course catalog. Additional courses may be found on the departmental websites.

When selecting courses, students can choose courses in up to two different departments. A full-time courseload at Stockholm University is 30 ECTS, which is generally four courses each worth 7.5 ECTS. Lectures are a common form of class instruction, though group work and discussions may also be found. Students should be prepared to be more independent in their coursework and studying.

Courses in this program are Transfer Credit.
Transfer Credit Courses (not taught by UNC Faculty): ACTION REQUIRED
 
  • You must submit the Credit Request Form to earn any credit for your time abroad.
  • You must earn the equivalent of a C or higher to earn any credit.
  • These courses will transfer back to UNC as “TREQ” credits.
Study Abroad Credit Transfer: Grade and Credit Conversion Chart
 
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Housing


As exchange students, UNC students are guaranteed housing through Stockholm University's Housing Office. Housing options include corridor rooms and apartment-style arrangements. Commute time to campus will range from walking distance to a 30 minute ride on public transportation. Details about the housing options can be found on Stockholm University's housing website.
 
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Program Costs

Review the Budget Sheet posted above for detailed information on costs and fees. Costs vary per term and are subject to change.

Tuition and fees for the exchange program is equal to UNC’s rate, based on NC residency status, and will be charged to the participant’s UNC student account. Review the Budget Sheet for additional Cashier Billed Expenses and Out-of-Pocket Costs. The Study Abroad Office strongly encourages students to budget carefully for their time abroad. 

Getting Started: Funding Study Abroad
 
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Application Process

Follow these steps to apply for this program:
 
  1. Complete the required UNC application by clicking “Apply Now” at the top of the page. If you have not done so already, create a profile to start your application.
  2. The Study Abroad Office will review applications and nominate qualified students to the host institution.
  3. Nominated students are required to complete an application for the host institution. Follow instructions provided by the Study Abroad Advisor and make note of all deadlines.
Exchange spots on this program are sometimes competitive. Competitiveness depends on many factors, primarily the number of students that apply, which varies. Review the program carefully, research the host institution, and put a lot of thought into your application. If you are not selected for an exchange spot, the Study Abroad Advisor will work with you one-on-one to find a good alternative. It is not necessary to re-apply, though a new program may require additional application items.

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More Information

Stockholm University's online Handbook for International and Exchange Students is a comprehensive guide to studying abroad at SU.

For information on requesting ARS accommodations (academic, health, and mobility concerns) for a study abroad program, contact the Advisor for Access.
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 09/10/2019
10/04/2019 01/13/2020 06/07/2020
Academic Year 2020-2021 02/10/2020 03/06/2020 TBA TBA
Fall 2020 02/10/2020 03/08/2020 TBA TBA

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