>>> Regarding English language proficiency test
Starting from the academic year 2017/2018; many of of our partner universities are requiring that all incoming exchange students have taken an English proficiency test. If a TOEFL or IELTS test is required, you must have taken this test before applying for exchange studies. Please check each partner university's requirement on our website, and don't forget to upload your test result with your online application, if it is required for your university.
Read more about the IELTS and TOEFL test.
Find a list of exchange agreements here
1 February Application must be completed latest by 23:59
5 February Last day to complement your application with a Transcript of Records (NOTE! only for students who didn't have all grades reported by February 1)
1 March Allocation of spots is presented
15 March Last day to accept/deny offered spot
After 15 March Second application round opens
For Spring semester 2018: September (date t.b.a.)
Applications are made online, a link to the application form will be published at this page during the application period. You should also print your application, including all the attachments, and submit it to the International Office.
Together with your application, the following documents should be uploaded:
• Transcript of Records from the School of Business, Economics and Law.
• Personal motivation letter in English. Motivate why you would be a good representative and ambassador for the School of Business, Economics and Law and how you would benefit from an exchange.
• 1 photo
• CV (English or Swedish)
Note! All Graduate School students should discuss their course selection with Marcus Lange before applying for an exchange spot.
Students at the IBT programme should have their course selection approved by Richard Nakamura, please use this form.
Allocation of exchange spots will be based on the student's grades, English proficiency test, as well as the personal motivation letter. Only studies undertaken at the GS at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg will be taken into consideration.
Do you have questions? Please contact:
Kajsa Wigren- Office L243 International Coordinator responsible for outgoing students
Questions regarding online application, selection process, partner universities, levels, agreements, scholarships, applications, visas, extension of stay etc.
Marcus Lange - Office L232 Administrative Coordinator Graduate School
For questions regarding course selection, transfer of foreign credits/creditation, other issues related to your studies at Graduate School
Students at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg that have been accepted to exchange studies for at least one semester can apply for travel scholarships.
Sublet your room to an incoming exchange student!
The University of Gothenburg are members of www.housinganywhere.com; a platform that outgoing exchange students can use to sublet their rooms while abroad. It is free of charge and you will at the same time help the university to increase the supply of accommodation to incoming exchange students.
If something happens during your stay abroad, download Claim Form.
Fill out explaining what has happened andsummarize your expenses. Send it to International Office together with original receipts of your expenses:
School of Business, Economics and Law
405 30 Gothenburg
The International Office forwards the Claim Form to Kammarkollegiet together with a certificate stating that you are covered by the insurance, plus a copy of our agreement of cooperation.
Reimbursement is paid to your account
Excess 1500 SEK for private property