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Program Information:
sociology italy
  Location   Stockholm, Sweden
  Autumn Semester / Academic Year
  Spring Semester
  Credits   20-25 UW credits per semester
  Eligibility   Junior standing or above by time of  
  departure; min. 3.0 GPA
  Language   Instruction in English
  Adviser   Mike Renes |
  Jan. 15 (Autumn Semester and Academic Year)
  Spring Semester priority deadline
  May 15 (Spring Semester)
  General   Stockholm University, located in Sweden's
  capital city, is the region's centre for higher
  education and research in humanities, law,
  the natural and social sciences, and a focus
  for the work of leading international
  Where You Will Study
  Expenses, Financial Aid, & Scholarships
  Application Process
  Program Evaluations
  Visas This country is part of the Schengen area. Please click here to learn more about important rules and restrictions for foreign visitors to this area.

Where You Will Study

The City of Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, sits atop of 14 islands on the sparkling waters of Lake Mälaren. The University is situated in the middle of the first National City Park in the world and is characterized by natural beauty, unique architecture and contemporary art and sculpture. It is only ten minutes from the urban buzz of the city with people, music, fashion, architecture, culture.



This direct exchange is geared towards students who want to choose from a wide variety of courses taught in English and fully immerse themselves in the life and culture of Swedish society and student life. Stockholm University is the region's center for higher education and research in humanities, law, the natural and social sciences, and a focus for the work of leading international researchers. It is known for offering an excellent academic environment that challenges students personally as well as intellectually. Participants need a high level of personal maturity and independence.

Independence, creativity, and critical thinking – studying at Stockholm University enables you to gain the international perspective that today's world demands. Stockholm University is characterized by a dynamic crossover between teaching and research, which gives powerful advantages in professional and academic life. The University offers 200 study programs and 1,900 different courses spread over 4 faculties; Humanities, Law, Science and Social Sciences.

The primary language of instruction in undergraduate programs at Stockholm University is in Swedish. However, there is large number of individual free-standing courses at the undergraduate level in most subject areas, which are taught in English. UW students can take Swedish language courses designed for foreigners through the University's Department of Scandinavian Languages

You can begin your search for courses right here:

Stockholm University course catlog

If you’re looking for a record of how courses from this institution have been transferred in the past, visit the credit equivalency database to help you determine what foreign courses might satisfy your academic needs here at the UW.

For more information on how these courses will appear on your UW transcript, please visit: credits for exchanges



The Housing Office at the International Office at Stockholm University manages a limited number of rooms in Stockholm. Unfortunately, due to the high demand and shortage of accommodation in Stockholm, housing is not guaranteed for every exchange student. Therefore it is critical that you apply for housing early and before the specified deadlines. Housing is typically a single room that is in a student residence with a shared kitchen and/or bathroom.


Program Expenses, Financial Aid & Scholarships

As a participant of a university exchange, you pay an exchange fee equivalent to UW tuition (1.5 quarters of UW tuition for semester-long exchanges, and 3 quarters of UW tuition for academic year exchanges). Exchange fees are determined by UW residency status: in-state students pay an exchange fee equivalent to in-state tuition, and out-of-state students pay an exchange fee equivalent to out-of-state tuition. The exchange fee and IPE administrative fee are charged to your UW account and due by the UW tuition deadline for your term(s) of study abroad. You should also budget for additional expenses such as international airfare & transportation, books & course materials, visa & passport fees, study abroad insurance and personal expenses.

For the total estimated costs of this particular program, you may request a budget by filling out a Budget Request Form.

For more information about budgeting, financial aid, and scholarships for study abroad visit our page on Finances.


Application Process

To apply for this exchange, click the "Apply Now" button and follow the prompts to create an application. After you create your application, click on each of the links on your study abroad application homepage and complete the remaining application requirements: questionnaires, material submissions, and electronic signature documents.

University exchanges may also require completion of a secondary application specific to the host institution. Instructions about this process will be provided to you by your study abroad advisor following your selection for the exchange.

See  Applications and Recommendations for additional information about the application process and tips for recommendations.

See Withdrawal for UW program withdrawal policies.





Program Evaluations

After participating in a UW Study Abroad program, students are asked to complete a Program Evaluation Report detailing their experiences abroad and giving advice for future students. These reports cover all aspects of a student's time abroad, including orientation, academics, housing, finances, and cultural differences. 

To see past students' evaluations for the Stockholm University Direct Exchange program, click on the link below.

Stockholm University Exchange.pdf

Note: student names and contact information have been crossed off for confidentiality reasons. If you would like to get in contact with a previous participant of this program, please inquire at the Study Abroad Office or email