LiU Summer Academy application

Linköping University (LiU) have decided to cancel the Summer Academy 2021 due to the coronavirus. LiU apologises for any inconvenience this may cause. LiU is looking forward to receiving new applications for the Summer Academy 2022. For any questions, please email

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How does it work?

For partner universities

Partner universities are welcome to nominate a maximum of five students per course by signing the LiU Summer Academy – nomination certificate for each nominated student.

Nominated students must have a good command of English (writing, reading, listening and speaking at a recommended CERF level B2).

Entry requirements

To meet the general entry requirements, students must have completed one year of full-time studies upon application (passed 60 ECTS credits or equivalent) and be nominated by one of LiU’s partner universities.


  1. Official transcript of records showing completed courses and their grades (student copies are not accepted).
  2. LiU Summer Academy - nomination certificate.

Please note that the documents needs to be stamped and signed when submitted

Deadlines (just an example as the LiU Summer Academy 2021 is cancelled)

Please note that all deadlines are midnight CET.

1 February 2021 - Online application service opens

25 March 2021  - Admission application deadline

29 March 2021 - Deadline for supporting documents

8 April 2021 - First Notification of Selection Results

14 April 2021 - Last date to reply to your offer

16 April 2021 - Second Notification of Selection Results (no reply required)

From 16 April 2021 it is possible to download the notification of selection result (letter of acceptance) on your account at University Admissions.


LiU aim for a good mix of students. Selection is based on the principles of multicultural classroom.

Please observe LiU have a limited number of student places per course and LiU cannot guarantee all nominated students can be offered a place. Students from partner universities with whom LiU would like to improve the balance for incoming and outgoing student exchange are prioritised.

Please observe: if there is a lot of competition for the LiU Summer Academy places, eligible students will be chosen by lottery in the University Admissions system.

How to apply

From 1 February 2021 until 25 March 2021 students can apply electronically for LiU Summer Academy courses at University Admissions.

At University Admissions website, choose “log in”, create an account and search for courses at ”Linköping University” for “Summer 2021”.

Select the course/s you are interested in and want to apply for named “LiU Summer Academy: ….” and follow the instructions.