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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Class Standing: 3-Junior, 4-Senior Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Field of Study: Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, European Studies, Film and New Media, Finance, Health Science, Humanities, International Business, International Security and Conflict Resolution, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Mathematics/Statistics, Media Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Public Administration, Public Relations, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Television
Housing Options: Residence Hall Credit Type: Resident Credit
Program Type: SDSU Exchange SDSU Office: 1-Study Abroad (ISC)
Program Description:
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University Profile
As one of the largest universities in Sweden, with over 70,000 undergraduate and master's students, Stockholm University offers unprecedented access to teaching and research facilities. Stockholm University, located in Sweden's capital city, is the region’s center for higher education and research in humanities, law, the natural and social sciences, and a focus for the work of leading international researchers. 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 center.

Top Reasons to Study at Stockholm University

Location Summary
Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, encompasses 14 islands and more than 50 bridges on an extensive Baltic Sea archipelago. The cobblestone streets and ochre-colored buildings of Gamla Stan (the old town) are home to the 13th-century Storkyrkan Cathedral, the Kungliga Slottet Royal Palace and the Nobel Museum, which focuses on the Nobel Prize. Ferries and sightseeing boats shuttle passengers between the islands.

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Academic Notes
Each department organizes the University's international exchanges.  There are four large Faculties (or colleges): Sciences, Humanities, Law and Social Sciences.

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Language Notes
Many courses are taught in English in different faculties.  Swedish language courses are also available for visiting students. 

Program Dates
Semester 1: Early September to Mid January
Semester 2: Mid January to Early June
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Hints for Researching Program and Available Courses
Business students should review the information on the CBA Study Abroad website concerning course articulation.

All other majors can use the Stockholm University Course Search Tool.  Click "Show Filters" to select "English" as the language of instruction. General information on academic programs is available on the Courses and Programmes webpage. Select courses from a maximum of 2 academic departments. Students should be flexible in their course selection. All courses are not listed in the online catalogue, therefore it is important to visit departmental websites for subject of interest. View course lists from previous semesters for additional reference. 

For questions about eligibility, schedules, course contents, study pace or transcripts please contact departmental coordinators.

Full Time Study Load Credits is 30 SU credits. Courses normally contain 7.5, 15 or 30 SU credits. Students can choose four 7.5 credit courses or two 15 credits courses or any other combination. 30 SU credits is equivalent to about 15 SDSU units.

Note: At Stockholm University, SDSU considers Intermediate or Advanced level courses as upper-division.

Please note that for most courses there are special eligibility requirements which are determined by the departments. Application to exchange and study abroad program does not guarantee any course registration. 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.

Courses commonly selected by international students:
Available both fall and spring:
Sweden – Society and everyday life, 15 hp (100%)
Effective Communication in English, 15 hp (50%)
Gender and Sexuality, 7.5 hp
Swedish Film and Television Culture, 15 hp
Education in Multicultural Society 15hp
Japanese Society Today 7.5hp 

Available only fall semester:
Cultural Studies in English, 15 hp (50%)
Swedish Geography 7,5hp (50%)
Inequality, Gender and Power in Latin America 7,5hp 

Available only spring semester:
The Viking Age in Northern Europe and along the Eastern Routes, 7.5 hp
Swedish History of Ideas, 7.5 hp
Moving Images and Gender, 15 hp
Post-Colonial Perspectives on Audiovisual Media, 15 hp

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Housing and Meals
Stockholm University guarantees housing for all incoming exchange students from SDSU.  Students can apply for on-campus accommodations online after being nominated by the SDSU Education Abroad Office. See the general Exchange Students webpage for more details.

Insurance Requirement
All SDSU students will be automatically enrolled in the appropriate international health insurance for their study abroad term. The insurance charge will appear on your student account services billing shortly before departure. Students will receive more detailed instructions regarding insurance before departure.

For more information about entry/exit requirements for your host country, visit the U.S. Department of State website.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 09/20/2019 10/15/2019 TBA TBA