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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange, Term-long Academic Level: Undergraduate
Living Arrangements: Apartment Language of Instruction: English
Study Abroad Contact: Alma Sandoval How COVID-19 could impact this program or your study abroad plans: Please see the Study Abroad COVID-19 page for more information.
Program Description:


Linköping University (LiU) is known for excellence in education and research. One of Sweden's top institutions, LiU is located in the small city of Linköping, 150 km southwest of Stockholm, in a country characterized by long coastlines, large forests and numerous lakes. Linköping has the advantage of being a major city, yet it retains a cozy, small town feel. The city and campus are easy to navigate using local transportation and bicycles. Linköping has a lively, well-preserved city center with shops, cafes and restaurants. With a large international student population, Linköping also offers an exciting and eventful student life. Film, theater, music, and exhibitions can be enjoyed all year long. The University also hosts many traditional events, clubs and associations to join, sports and other activities to take part in.

Because this is an exchange program, DePaul University sends a few students a year to Linköping University, as a roughly equal number arrive to Chicago for the same year. Thus, unlike other programs with a larger DePaul contingent of students and/or faculty, the LiU exchange provides a greater degree of autonomy and is ideal for students who want a more flexible and independent experience. You'll experience a deeper immersion not only in Swedish culture but also in the international LiU community. You'll also have the chance to get to know the LiU students studying at DePaul before and after you return, building even deeper and more extensive networks with peers from Sweden and across Europe.

 

Students on this program can take courses taught in English in the Faculty of Arts of Sciences. LiU has a strong tradition of focusing research on issues that unite high scientific and societal relevance. Examples of important research areas are entrepreneurship and innovation, migration studies, and gender studies.

LiU operates on semesters and classes are taught in blocks which means that students focus on one course at a time. Most classes are taught in 5 week blocks. Courses offered at LiU vary in credit hours. Please speak to your study abroad advisor in order to determine how much credit you will earn as well as how you will be registered.

 
Term Required # of host credit hours Credits earned per course Total DPU Credits
Academic Year 60 ECTS credits (30 ECTS credits per semester) 0.75 DPU credit hours = 1 ECTS credit hours 45-48 DPU credit hours
Winter-Spring 30 ECTS 0.75 DPU credits= hours = 1 ECTS credit hour 24-36 DPU credit hours

How to search for courses:

  1. To view available courses in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at LiU
    • In the Faculty dropdown, select Faculty of Arts and Sciences - you can only take courses in this Faculty.
  2. Select 30 ECTS worth of courses per semester
    • Make sure the courses you select are from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. You can only take courses in this Faculty.
    • Check the specific requirements for each course that you want to study and make sure that you are eligible for all courses that you select
  3. To see how the courses will count back at DePaul, return to the top of this page and click the link "DePaul Course Equivalents" or click here.
Extracurricular Activities and Cultural Events With a large international student population, Linköping also offers an exciting and eventful student life. Film, theater, music, and exhibitions can be enjoyed all year long. The University also hosts many traditional events, clubs and associations to join, sports and other activities to take part in.
 

Exchange students should apply for on-campus accommodation when applying to be admitted for studies. Previous students have confirmed that monthly housing costs are likely to be lower if you apply through Linköping University than if you find housing on your own. Please note that students are responsible for coordinating housing arrangements with the assistance of Linköping.
 

All students participating in study abroad will be charged both tuition and a program fee. Tuition is billed at the student's regular DePaul tuition rate based on the number of credits enrolled. Click for the Academic Year program fee or the Winter-Spring program fee for your program. Read the details carefully to understand exactly what is included. Please also note the withdrawal policy.

DePaul offers several types of scholarships for students studying abroad, and students should visit the scholarship page early in the application process for information on eligibility and deadlines. Students are also encouraged to speak with the DePaul financial aid office for more information about financing their study abroad experience.

 

DePaul Study Abroad is carefully monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic, and this program is currently moving forward. If the program is canceled prior to departure, students will be refunded 100% of the program fee and withdrawn from any associated classes with no penalty or tuition charges. Study Abroad has also modified the standard Withdrawal Policy, and any students who commit to this program and decide to withdraw 90+ days prior to the program start date will not be charged any withdrawal fees. For more information, go to the DePaul Study Abroad COVID-19 Updates page.
 

If you are planning to study abroad and do not have a passport, apply for one immediately. Some programs require students to obtain student visas. In that case, contact the country's local consulate or embassy for up-to-date instructions. As of this publication, students on the Linköping program DO need a visa. To find out more information about the visa process for your select country(ies), visit our Visa Information Page. Please note that visa requirements can change quickly. Study Abroad will update this website to reflect changes as they become available.
 

Contact program alumni to learn about the student experience:
 
Name Email Term Attended
Cong Minh Tran minhtc.ftu@gmail.com Winter-Spring 2018
Manuel Medina medina.manuel665@gmail.com Fall 2014

DePaul University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, or handicap in admissions, employment, or the provision of services. Inquiries regarding this policy should be addressed to the Director of Human Resources, 1 East Jackson Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60604.

Circumstances, such as an unexpected event abroad or a curriculum change, may require DePaul University to make changes to the program. DePaul University reserves the right to cancel or alter programs and courses without notice.


Dates / Deadlines:

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