Courses taught in English
Courses (single-subject or self-contained) taught in English are offered for non-degree students and exchange students.
More information about the courses offered for non-degree students is available at www.liu.se/education. Application to such courses is made online through the national application service “University Admissions in Sweden”, www.universityadmissions.se. More information about the application process is available at https://liu.se/en/article/application-process-single-subject-courses.
Please note that it is possible to take individual courses taught in English, but such courses cannot be combined to form a final degree at Linköping University.
One week of full-time studies corresponds to 1.5 credits and a 20-week academic semester corresponds to 30 credits.
More information about courses offered for exchange students and how to apply is available at: exchange agreements.
Courses taught in Swedish
Students with sufficient skill in Swedish can choose from a large number of individual courses. Linköping University offers approximately 500 single-subject courses taught in Swedish, most of them at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Students applying for courses taught in Swedish must fulfil the general admission requirements, the specific admission requirements, and the language requirements in Swedish.
More information about our courses taught in Swedish is available at: our Swedish website.
Qualifying Course in Swedish
Linköping University offers a qualifying course in Swedish for non-Swedish-speaking students who plan to study at Linköping University. This is an intensive, one-year, full-time course, designed to satisfy the general requirements in Swedish and civics for university studies.
More options for learning Swedish
• Swedish language studies in general