Degree programmes and single subject courses at Linköping University

Our international programmes and courses equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary in today’s competitive job market. Whether you choose academia or the industry, a master's from Linköping University is a big step in the right direction for your future career. Read more about each programme and decide which one is best for you.                 

Why choose a master's at LiU?

Linköping University is a research-based university with excellence in education. International rankings, such as Times Higher Education top 100 universities under 50, have placed Linköping University among top higher education institutions in the world.

Studying at Linköping University means student-centred learning, an interdisciplinary approach and close collaboration with the business world. It also means high student satisfaction, as the International Student Barometer - the world's largest survey comparing graduate schools, institutes of higher education and universities - showed in the past few years.

Linköping University offers international master's programmes taught in English. Most of them are two years long and count for 120 credits (ECTS). Currently we offer over 20 international master's programmes in five subject areas.

Single-subject courses

Linköping University offers courses at both undergraduate and master's levels in a variety of study fields. Courses (single-subject or self-contained) taught in English are offered for non-degree students and exchange students.

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.

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.


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