University of Gothenburg (GU)
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Programs: Semester & Year
The University of Gothenburg has approximately 38,000 students and 5,900 employees. It is one of the major universities in northern Europe. We are also one of the most popular universities in Sweden – the University of Gothenburg has the highest number of applicants to many programs and courses. The University’s roughly 40 different Departments cover most scientific disciplines, making it one of Sweden’s broadest and most wide-ranging higher education institutions.
In an international perspective too, the University of Gothenburg is unusually comprehensive, with cutting-edge research in a number of dynamic research areas. Cooperation with Chalmers University of Technology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, society at large and trade and industry has been consistently strengthened and intensified over recent years, as have international contacts and collaborative projects with partners abroad.
- All financial aid and scholarships apply
- You receive direct UM-Flint credit for the program
- Programs are typically one semester (students may spend up to two semesters)
Program Dates & Deadlines
Fall Semester Dates:
-early September to mid-January
Final Deadline to Apply:
- May 15
Winter Semester Dates:
-mid-January to early June
Final Deadline to Apply:
Students pay regular UM-Flint tuition and fees. Airfare, passport/visa, local transportation, and housing are additional expenses that will vary.
Language(s) of Instruction
Area(s) of Study
Business. To view courses, visit http://www.handels.gu.se/english/education/international-office/courses-. Download a Learning Agreement here.
- All undergraduate students from any discipline are permitted to participate
- 2.5 GPA minimum,
- Must have completed at least two major terms
Housing and Living Costs
Exchange Student Housing Services offers a limited number of student rooms for exchange students. Students are required to apply for housing as soon as possible.
Students can expect to spend approximately $1,400 per month depending on accommodations and lifestyle. Some expenses include:
- Accommodation: Approximately $470 - $684 per month
- Meals: Approximately $365 per month
- Local transportation: Approximately $53 - $83 per month
- Other expenses: Approximately $151 - $212 per month
View GU application requirements and download an application at http://www.utbildning.gu.se/education/exchange-students/how-to-apply/.
To apply for housing, visit http://www.utbildning.gu.se/education/exchange-students/Practical+information/accommodation/.
UM-Flint students are also required to submit a separate Application for Exchange & Agreement and a Release Form and forms to the Office of Study Abroad.