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- Incoming Exchange Students
- City: Uppsala
- Term: Winter, Academic Year
- Instruction in: English
- Requirements: Students must be a Junior or Senior by program start date
- Students interested in: History, International Studies, Philosophy, PitE, Political Science, Swedish Language
Uppsala University is the oldest Scandinavian university and home to about 40,000 students. Uppsala University offers a wide range of English-taught courses in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities that students may schedule according to their own interests and priorities, taking advantage of the university’s flexible course calendar.
Popular courses include Peace and Conflict Studies, Early Medieval Studies, and Viking Studies. The university offers beginning Swedish classes for interested students. Uppsala University supports an active social life, and visiting students are encouraged to integrate further into campus life by joining student unions and organizations. Uppsala’s student unions are very active and offer several on-campus events each week. While there, take advantage of the many cultural festivals and art events.