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

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Information upon arrival


Academic calendar

Semester I (Autumn Semester): approximately Mid-August – end of January

Semester II (Spring Semester): approximately end of January – mid June

Study information with the academic calender



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

Bachelor and Master level:

Subjects covered by the agreement are Communication, Gender Studies, History, and International Relations. Students are allowed to take courses within the 'Faculty of Arts & Sciences', depending if there are places left in the courses and students fulfil the course prerequisites.

•Master level only concerning the agreement for Philosophy:

Students are allowed to take courses in Philosophy and Religion within the 'Faculty of Arts'. However, as long as students meet the level requirements, they are allowed to take other courses within the faculty and meet the requirements.


Courses at Master’s level

•Yes, if the master courses are available for exchange

•Philosophy agreement is for master students only


Language of instruction

English and Swedish

Housing assistance

Please note finding housing in Linköping is not easy, so start early! Read the information first

Estimated living costs per month

More information


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

•Humanities, International Relations, Media, Computing A.I.: 3 places per year.

•Philosophy: 3 places per year.

Additional information




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

You can also see stories of students who have been abroad on Instagram!