Stockholm University (Sweden) is an exchange destination for students of the Faculty of Geosciences.

I had the time of my life, felt really welcome.
Student experiences
Academic calendar
  • Autumn semester: end of August — mid-January
  • Spring semester: mid-January — beginning of June

See: Semester/Term dates

Due to a lack of courses taught in English, Stockholm University will not offer an exchange programme in the spring semester 2017.


English language proficiency B2 (see CEFR).

Areas of study open to exchange students

Human geography.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English and Swedish.

Housing assistance

See: Housing.

Estimated living costs per month

About € 850,-. See: Cost of living.


Normal study load per semsester: 30 EC.

Number of places available

Four places per year for ten months at most.

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

For questions about study abroad not answered on this site, you can seek assistance from the International Office Geosciences (about language proficiency, finances, motivation etc.). For questions about study plans and exam regulations, please contact your study advisor.

Email (include your name, programme and student number)
Telephone +31 30  253 95 59
Address Koningsberger building (1st floor)

Opening hours

The International Office is open and can be reached by telephone on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 10:30 - 11:30 and 12:30 - 14:30 (or by appointment).