Stockholm University

Europe, Sweden

As one of the largest universities in Sweden, Stockholm University is located in Sweden's capital city which is the region’s centre for higher education and research in humanities, law, the natural and social sciences. In the heart of Sweden's only national urban park, the University is surrounded by natural beauty, whilst being only a few minutes journey from the city centre.

Special conditions/comments

Important Information regarding Department of Law and Stockholm Business School: Application to exchange and study abroad program does not guarantee any course registration. Law students need to have studied at least 120 credits of law or related areas in order to take law courses. 120 credits is equivalent to two years of full time studies. Courses offered by the Stockholm Business School and the Department of Law are very popular. Students should be flexible in their course selection. Please also bear in mind that the Stockholm Business School can only confirm any admittance to their courses about a week before the semester starts.

Credit points equivalent to 60 LTU credits
30 European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS)
Placement chance
High chance
Language of instruction
Available scholarships

Mobility grant, Academic Mobility Scholarship (AMS)

Semester dates
Autumn Semester: August – January ; Spring Semester: January – June


Online fact-sheet

Semester dates: Examinations are arranged throughout the year with no fixed examination periods. Break during Christmas depends on the department.

Full-time study load: 30 credits. Courses normally contain 7.5, 15 or 30 credits. Students can choose four 7.5 credit courses or two 15 credits courses or any other combination. One week of full-time studies equals 1.5 credits. The workload is 40 hours per week, including lectures, readings, assignments, seminars, independent studies.


  • Select courses from maximum 2 departments.
  • Courses can be found in the course database
  • All courses are not listed in the catalogue, therefore it is important to visit their departmental websites for subjects of interest.
  • Find course lists of previous semesters for reference here.
  • For questions about eligibility, schedules, course contents, study pace or transcripts please contact departmental coordinators


Housing is guaranteed for students applying through a university-wide agreement/network except for students from the Nordic countries.

Student handbook

Cost of living

Buddy program

Disability services

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