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Exchange in Sweden
The University of Minnesota Duluth has reciprocal exchanges with six universities in Sweden. Only University of Minnesota students can participate in exchanges. Many courses are offered in English and though most Swedes also are able to speak English, you may wish to jump on the opportunity to take a Swedish language course for foreigners offered by one of the universities. Besides excellent academic programs at our partner universities, our exchanges offer much more. You will meet students from throughout Scandinavia and Europe as well as other American and international students. These social contacts can enrich and change your life. During school breaks you have an opportunity to travel throughout Europe. In addition to these benefits, the UMD exchange programs are among the most affordable offered to students anywhere in the U.S. Get out of a rut and become a Scandinavian adventurer!
Blekinge Institute of Technology is located in three neighboring cities on the southeastern Swedish coast and offers English-taught courses in computer science, engineering, information technology and business.
The exchange program with Jönköping University includes only their school of Engineering, Thus there are English-taught courses for students in the areas of engineering and computer science.
Jönköping is located on the southern tip of Lake Vättern, the second largest lake in the Sweden.
Luleå Technical University has a wide variety of courses in English, especially in engineering, sciences, business and music. It is located in northern Sweden on the Gulf of Bothnia coast, about 170 kilometers south of the Arctic Circle.
Örebro University is located in central Sweden west of the capital city of Stockholm. A variety of courses are offered in business, economics, education, music, humanities and the sciences. It is located in the heart of the country, west of of the capital city Stockholm and east of the port city Göteborg.
Umeå University offers a wide range of English-taught courses in the all of the UMD collegiate units. The most popular classes have been in the areas of science and technology, social sciences, health sciences and humanities.
The campus is located in northern Sweden on the Gulf of Bothnia, 600 kilometers north of Stockholm and 500 kilometers south of the Arctic Circle.
Linnaeus University has campuses in Växjö and Kalmar. The entire university consists of about 15,000 students. Classes, taught in English, are offered in all of the UMD collegiate units. The most popular classes for UMD students are business.