Online Q&A session – Application process and course selection
Have you been nominated for or are you interested in exchange studies to Linköping University? Do you have questions about the application process, our courses or your study plan?
You are welcome to join our online Q&A sessions Wednesdays from 4 September to 9 October 2019, at 14:30 CEST.
One of our international coordinators will answer your questions and offer you advice and guidance. Do not miss this opportunity to ask specific questions related to your application and study plan. If you are interested, please register following the link below:
There is a limit of 30 participants per session. If one session is full, please register for the next one.
The application form for the spring semester 2020 will open on 1 September. Before starting your application, please read the instructions below.
1. Search for courses
Note that full-time courses at Faculty of Arts and Sciences run during four (4) periods per semester. You can only choose one full-time course for each period.
2. Specific requirements
Make sure you are eligible for all courses you select. Read the information detailing the specific requirements for each course.
3.Register on the "Portal for incoming exchange students"
The application form includes personal data, academic background, choice of courses and the period of study for your stay at Linköping University. The form is to be completed online and is only available during the application period.
4. Upload required documents
- Transcript of records of all university education
- Proof of English language skills*
- List of ongoing courses
- Degree certificate (if applicable)
All documents must be scanned into one pdf file. (10 MB max)
5. Submit the form
A print-out version of your application will open for your reference.
The deadline for the application is 15 October 2019, 23.59 o'clock Central European Summer Time (CEST).
7. After you have submitted your application
We will start the assessment of your applications directly after the deadline has expired. It will take around eight (8) weeks for the process to be completed. In the meanwhile, if we need additional information or documents from you, we will contact you. The admission letter will be sent:
- on 8 November 2019 for the students who need a visa to study in Sweden
- on 6 December 2019 for the rest
Please note that learning agreements or any other similar document will not be signed before the admission letters have been issued and sent.
*) Proof of skills in English. You need to show that you have adequate proficiency in English to take academic courses with English as the language of instruction. This may be demonstrated by, for example, an international English test (such as IELTS or TOEFL), a certificate from your coordinator at your home university, or a transcript of records showing previous studies with English as the language of instruction. Students studying in English and students with English as mother tongue do not need to provide proof of skills in English.