Half-Year Exchange to Linköping University, Sweden
Exchange Period: Fall Semester 2019
Information about Linköping University
Linköping University (LiU) is one of the largest academic institutions in Sweden. It is a new university, which gained university status in 1975. LiU has 4 campuses, which are Campus Valla, Campus Norrköping, University Hospital Campus (US) and Campus Lidingö. The majority of the students are studying on Campus Valla or the University Hospital Campus in Linköping.
In LiU, there are 4 faculties with 14 multidisciplinary departments. It offers programmes in fields of medicines, education, business, economics and engineering. It conducts research in a variety of disciplines such as materials science, information technology and disability studies. There are 120 study programmes in LiU, of which 25 are master’s programmes in English. Currently, LiU has 500 exchange agreements with universities in 50 countries. There are 2,000 international students in the campus.
To know more about Linköping University, please visit here: http://www.liu.se
Who can apply for this exchange programme?
All FAH Bachelor students with a GPA greater than 3.0 and FAH Master students with a GPA greater than 3.0 are eligible to apply. Bachelor candidates must have completed their first two years of study in UM by the start date of the exchange period.
Estimated Expenses for One-semester Exchange (5 months) (subject to change)
You do not need to pay for the tuition fee at the Linköping University but you are liable to pay for the tuition fee at UM, and you are liable to meet all the expenses in connection to this exchange, such as but not limited to, air tickets, visa application fee, boarding fee, subsistence etc. For Master students, please refer to http://www.umac.mo/grs/en/tuition_fees.php for tuition fee to be paid during exchange. Below is a rough estimation for your reference.
|Insurance, medical care, hygiene||SEK1,500|
|Clothing, hobby/ leisure, other||SEK7,250|
|Total||SEK41,500 (approx. HKD36,000)|
Above is an estimation only. All depends on the lifestyle of the student: clothes, going out, travel, sports, etc. Moreover, the Migrations board requires students to have a minimum of SEK 8,190 (approx. HKD7,100) per month for support. For more information, you may visit this website https://liu.se/en/article/finances
14 – 31 January 2019
- Application form
- Cover letter (Describing why you are interested in applying this exchange program and what your objective is; what are your strengths and weaknesses. Why should we pick you?)
- Transcript in English (since year 1)
- Recommend to submit a certificate or official document of your English proficiency, i.e. TOEFL or IELTS scores (result must be within recent 2 years) or official testimonial which proofs that your language of instruction is English.
- Any other supportive documents that will help you get into this program.
Please note that all selected students have to apply visas on their own.
Please send the soft copy of the requested application dossier to Christine / Elmo at firstname.lastname@example.org and hand in one set of original copy to Room E21-4092, FAH General Office.
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