Learning Abroad Center
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CSE: Engineering & Science Exchange in Sweden

Europe

This program is administered by College of Science & Engineering. Applications are processed by the Learning Abroad Center.

Program Details

Location
Gothenburg, Sweden
Term
Academic Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Housing
Apartment
Dormitory
Credit Type
Transfer Credit
Sponsor
College of Science & Engineering

Program Eligibility

GPA
3.0
Student Type
UofM Students
Student Year
Juniors
Seniors
Language Prerequisite
No Language prerequisite

About

Attend classes in engineering and related fields with Swedish and international students at the Chalmers University of Technology on this academic exchange program. Chalmers is known for research and teaching in science, technology, and engineering. About 40% of graduate engineers in Sweden studied at Chalmers.

Application Deadline

Open to juniors and seniors with a 3.0 GPA and a major in engineering or science. Students majoring in science disciplines in CLA, CFANS, and CBS may be admitted if course requirements are available at Chalmers. Applications must be endorsed by the College of Science and Engineering. Deadlines are May 1 for fall semester candidates and November 1 for spring semester.

Academics

Design a study program in consultation with a faculty adviser in the College of Science and Engineering. A language course is highly recommended. Instruction in English and Swedish by Swedish faculty. English-based instruction begins in the fourth year of study at Chalmers, which is early graduate education. Exchange students are expected to have three years of college study completed before enrolling at Chalmers. You receive transfer credit and typical credit load includes: 26–30 for academic year; 13–15 for fall or spring semester.

More Information

Applicants for this exchange must be endorsed by the College of Science and Engineering. For additional information on this program, contact CSE International Programs.

Program Fee

Program fees include tuition, fees, Learning Abroad Center charges, and international health insurance. Housing, meals, airfare, and personal expenses are additional. Use the budget estimate for this program to help plan for the estimate cost of the program. You will receive updated cost information as soon as it is available.

Prepare

Complete pre-application advising.

Be aware: All programs require a $50 application fee. This fee will be charged to your student account upon submission of an online application.

It is your responsibility to apply directly to the College of Science & Engineering and your host institution. Be sure to work with CSE to give yourself enough time to prepare the required documents. Once you have been accepted by CSE and your host institution, you may proceed with the LAC online application process. Please contact CSE International Programs with questions about applying for this CSE exchange.

To complete the online application for this program, you will need to select or provide the following information on the online application:

Apply

Once CSE has nominated you for the program, you will receive a link to the Learning Abroad Center's application system by email. You must complete this application to enter yourself in the Learning Abroad Center's system. This ensures that you retain your U of M student status while abroad, as well as access to financial aid, international insurance, etc.

Complete

Once you submit your application, you will receive an email notification confirming that your application was received and that you are now in the Learning Abroad Center's system. Once you are accepted to your host university, you will be assigned a confirmation checklist, which will include the following items:

  • First Step
  • Confirmation and Payment Agreement
  • Health Information Form
  • University of Minnesota Release and Waiver

Detailed descriptions and instructions for submitting each checklist item are included on the confirmation checklist assigned to you. You should also continue working with CSE and your host institution for pre-departure considerations.