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Uppsala University


Program Location Uppsala, Sweden
Sponsor Purdue
Program Type Exchange
Course # SA 20272
Duration Semester or
2 Semesters
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Current Program Dates
Fall 2016 08/18/16 to 12/24/16
Past Dates
Spring 2016 01/18/16 to 06/05/16

Page Links
Overview Purdue Credit
Eligibility Academics
Housing Program Costs
Financial Aid Deadline
Returnee Info Resources

Sweden Map


Overview
Uppsala University
Uppsala University

Founded in 1477, Uppsala University is the oldest university in Scandinavia. World-class research and high quality education pursued at Uppsala benefit society and business on a global level. The University is characterized by diversity and breadth, and limitless educational offerings.

Located about 45 miles north of Stockholm, Uppsala is the fourth largest city in Sweden.

For more program information, please visit the program website.

Eligibility

Uppsala University
Uppsala Cathedral dominates the skyline

The program is open to Purdue students who have completed at least two semesters of university study by the start of the program. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic success, maturity and a desire to experience another culture.

GPA Requirement: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Agriculture][College of Liberal Arts][Krannert School of Management][College of Science][Polytechnic Institute]
Specifically from: PSYC (HHS)

If students complete courses while abroad from Purdue colleges that have not approved the program, they might be able to earn transfer credit for those courses. Students interested in pursuing transfer credit should discuss this with both their academic advisor and their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Academic Program

Language of Instruction: English

Semester Course Load:  24 ECTS (12 Purdue credit hours) minimum

This exchange program is not for the faint of heart.  This academically rigorous institution is intellectually demanding and requires an independent approach to course work.

Uppsala University provides a catalogue of courses available to exchange students only.  Before choosing courses it is a good idea to find out about course mapping. 

A NOTE TO FALL SEMESTER APPLICANTS:  The fall semester at Uppsala ends in early January with final exams taking place in mid-January.  The school can make special arrangements for students who have to leave in December.  Please speak to a Study Abroad advisor about these accommodations before you apply. 

Housing

The university housing office will assist exchange students with housing options and placement. 

Estimated Program Costs

Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Fall 2015

Costs per semester to be billed by Purdue
You will pay Purdue Tuition Check Tuition
Program Fee$0.00
Purdue International Insurance (per month)$32.00

Approximate additional costs per semester
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare$2,100.00
Housing$3,000.00
Local Transportation$150.00
Visa$150.00
Books and Supplies$350.00
Meals$2,500.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $2,500.00 -$5,000.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos)$175.00

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline.  To insure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an on-line application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

Program Application Deadline
Most Fall Semester Programs Mar 1
Most Spring Semester Programs Sep 15


Returnees Information
Uppsala University
Uppsala University Library

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.

Resources

The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.


For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email studyabroad@purdue.edu.

Country map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin