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  • Locations: Lund, Sweden
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: GT applicants only
  • Estimated Program Costs: Academic Year, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 09/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/12/2020 06/12/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Level: Undergraduate Program Type: University Exchange
Credit Hours: 12 Weeks per term: 20
Language of Instruction: English, Swedish Academic Disciplines: Architecture, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics
Preferred Participating Majors (Exchange Programs): Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Housing Type: On-Campus Residence Hall, Private Apartment
Advisor: Cassy McInnis International Service Learning: No
Affiliated with GT Serve-Learn-Sustain: No
Program Description:
 
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Location Information


PROGRAM DATES
Academic Year:  early August – mid June
Spring semester:  mid January – mid June

LOCATION
This university is located in Lund, Sweden. To learn more about this city and country, please visit:
http://www.state.gov
http://www.lonelyplanet.com

HOST INSTITUTION
Founded in 1666, Lund University has grown into a modern resource center, combining wide international perspectives with creative regional interaction and extensive cooperation with society at large. It is the largest integrated institution for research and higher education in Sweden. There are approximately 32,000 students that study a variety of disciplines.

HOUSING
  • on-campus dormitories
  • off-campus apartments/rooms for rent
Demand for on-campus housing is high and there is no guarantee of getting a room. The International Housing Office (IHO) provides accommodation for exchange students and will do their utmost to help you. The application procedure is web-based and it is vital to submit your housing application as early as possible. 

MEALS
  • no meal plan
  • on-campus dining 
 
Eligibility
  • Note: only one ID student per term, and preference will be given to a student who wished to study for the Academic Year (instead of Spring only)
  • Georgia Tech degree-seeking student
  • Good Academic Standing with a 3.0 (or higher) GPA at time of application
  • Undergraduates must have completed at least two full-time semesters of study at GT 
  • At least 18 years of age by the program's departure date
  • Be able to stay at the host university for the duration of their semester, INCLUDING through their exam period
  • Be in Good Standing with the Office of Student Affairs and Housing
  • All Non-U.S. Citizens are welcome to apply to participate in an exchange outside of their home country only. This rule applies to all who do not have a U.S. passport, including U.S. Permanent Residents.
  • All study abroad participants are required to have a passport prior to any visa deadline dates, and any needed visas prior to departure date (Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations prior to departure).

Academic Info
COURSE INFORMATION
For detailed course information: click here.

LANGUAGE INFORMATION
Most courses at Lund are taught in English. Language skills are not required.

Credit for courses taken as a part of exchange programs is received by transferring the credits back to Georgia Tech. For more information about this, click here.  Here you will find the foreign credit approval form, the foreign credit approval form instructions, and a link to the registrar's Equivalency Table.

CREDIT TRANSFER SYSTEM
1.4 ECTS credits = 1 GT credit

GRADING SYSTEM
Swedish Grade = US Grade
5/VG = A
4 = B
3 = C
Pass/G = Pass
U/Fail = F 
  • Complete information about how to apply for or renew a U.S. passport is available here.
  • You must obtain all proper immigration documents, such as an official passport and a visa if required. Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations. For visa information visit the U.S. State Department website here.
As a University Exchange Student, you will need a valid passport and visa. Please consult the web site of the Swedish Embassy for more information on obtaining a visa.
Essential Functions of Study Abroad


OIE is committed to supporting students with disabilities who plan to embark on an international experience. Along with this one of a kind experience comes with the knowledge that there are different cultural viewpoints and legal standards for disabilities throughout the world. Contact your study abroad advisor for additional details about the essential functions of this particular study abroad program. Notify the Office of International Education and the Office of Disability Services about your accommodation needs as soon as possible, but at a minimum, we suggest at least six months before your expected departure. Please note, that depending on your needs, it may take longer to determine if accommodations are in place for the program that you have chosen.
Experiences of Former Students
Want to hear from former study abroad students about the realities of daily life at the host school? Want to see snapshots from around the world - taken by former study abroad participants? Check out these helpful links: Peer Advisors and Study Abroad Photo Contest.

Can't find a student perspective for your particular program? Contact this program's Exchange Abroad Advisor for a list of recent participants who are eager to tell other GT students about studying abroad.
Advisor Information
 
Cassy McInnis