Linköping University

Linköping University is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Linköping, Sweden.

"Linköping is a cute city in Sweden, not to big but nice. Liu is known for its student life, and therefore there is always something to do at the university. The students were also very open and welcoming towards the exchange students" - experience from a former exchange student 

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.


General information for exchange students

Course information

Information upon arrival

Academic calendar

Semester I (Autumn Semester): mid-/end of August – mid-January

Semester II (Spring Semester): mid-January – early/mid-June

Find the Academic Calendar under Study information


Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in English is recommended.

For Swedish courses: a good command of the Swedish language is recommended in order to fully participate in the courses.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Arts & Humanities. Subjects taught here include:

  • Communication and Information studies 
  • English Language and Culture
  • Gender Studies
  • History
  • Literary Studies
  • Media and Culture
  • Religious Studies
Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English and Swedish

Housing assistance

It is important to start looking for accommodation as soon as you seriously intend to study at Linköping University (LiU). The sooner you join the waiting lists the more accommodation options you will have.

Student accommodation

Estimated living costs per month

Living costs


Normal study load per semester: 30 EC

Number of places available

3 places

Additional information

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Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).