Exchange students in the Physiotherapy Programme can design their own study plan. The plan usually combines clinical placement and/or research projects. This programme is taught in Linköping.

Orientation week

Every semester at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences starts with a compulsory Orientation Week. You need to be present for the duration.

Clinical modules

Exchange students can choose clinical modules. Students acquire 1.5 credits for each completed week of study. The following clinical modules are usually offered:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Interprofessional Practice - Training Ward (Orthopaedic Surgical Care)
  • Primary Care
  • Elderly Care

Theoretical modules in English

  • 8FG069 - Interdisciplinary perspectives on chronic pain - an international course, 7.5 credits (länk till pdf).
    Given once a year, in autumn. Full-time study for five weeks.
  • Literature Studies within an eligible area in Physiotherapy, 7.5 credits. Designed individually. The course can run in autumn or in spring. Part-time (can be combined with a clinical module).

Theoretical modules in Swedish and research projects

We have a number of courses available for students who speak Swedish fluently.

Students can work on individual research projects during part of the semester. The length of these projects will vary depending on student needs and supervisor availability.

Students acquire 1.5 credits for each completed week of study.

If you are interested in theoretical courses in Swedish or a research project, please contact the Faculty at