Uppsala University

Uppsala University (Sweden) is an exchange destination for bachelor and master students of Utrecht University School of LAW

Student experiences

Student experiences Uppsala


General information for exchange students 

Course information

Faculty of Law


Fact Sheet


Academic calendar

Semester I (Autumn Semester): end of August - mid-January
Semester II (Spring Semester): mid-January - early June 

Academic Calendar - Scroll down to 'Academic Calendar'

Please note that there is an overlap in semesters. Should you have an exam in Utrecht at the end of January, it might be that you will have to travel back to Utrecht for it. Uppsala does not always have the possibility to facilitate an exam for Utrecht University.


Language of instruction: English and Swedish

Language requirement: minimum of B2 language level (CEFR) in English/Swedish   

ECTS requirement: Students should have obtained 120 ECTS of Law courses when their exchange semester starts. 

Areas of study open for exchange students


Courses at Master level



Housing information 

The University has its own Housing Office. You can look at the possible housing options via their website

Estimated living costs per month

Estimated living costs per month

Please note, living in Sweden can be costly, and SEK 8010 per month is the absolute minimum amount of money that you will require. It is important to remember that the cost of living will vary from person to person, depending on their lifestyle. Aside from rent and food, students will have expenses such as text books, transportation and socialising. Look here for more information. 

This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.


All second level courses, including the law courses in English, run for ten or twenty weeks and represent 15 or 30 ECTS-credits each.    

Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

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Additional information

Intensive language course for beginners may be offered during summer (August and early September), limited amount of places. 

There is also a part time course for beginners during the autumn and/or spring semester. Starting in mid-September and finishing in December or in mid-February and finishing in May.    


Number of places available

5 semester places

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Orientation days

Uppsala University organises different kinds of welcoming activities for international students. Updated information can be found on their website. The recommended arrival dats will also be posted on this site. 

Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?

Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.

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