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Karlstad University
Karlstad, Sweden (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Budget Sheets Academic Year,
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Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Options: University Residence Pre-Requisites: Sophomore status
Program Sponsor: UND Sponsored
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Karlstad University

| About

Founded in 1977, the Karlstad University exchange program is housed at one of the newer universities in Sweden.

"Our ambition is to contribute to the development of knowledge at international, regional and individual levels.Thanks to our openness, creativity and multidisciplinarity, we have already attained a significant level of academic achievement. All our education and research is underpinned by a close dialogue with private companies and public organisations. Not least, we can also offer one of the most inspirational university environments in the country.

The sun is the symbol of the University. The sun provides light and represents life, warmth and energy, It is associated with enlightenment and growth, just like Karlstad University."

| Location

Karlstad has poplulation of approximately 80,000 and is the administrative and cultural center of the Varmland region. The city has a history dating back to 1584 when it was granted its manicipal charter. The city hosts many cultural events throughout the year including operas, ballets, and plays. In addition to the urban attractions, Karlstad offers a wide range of outdoor recreational activities. The armland region is known for Lake Vanern, which is just outside of Karlstad and provides multiple opportunities for both winter (ex. snow shoeing and skiing) and summer (ex. canoeing and sailing) outdoor activities. Karlstad is centrally located for easy excursions to Stockholm, Copenhagen, and Oslo.

| Academics

Karlstad University offers undergraduate and/or graduate programs in the following areas:
* Business
* Health Care and Social Work
* Technology and Engineering
* I.T.
* Teaching
* Music
* Natural Science
* Social Sciences and Arts

Most courses are taught in Swedish, however there are over 100 courses taught in English. Exchange students take advantage of the courses in Swedish language for foreigners.

| Housing

Karlstad Unviersity offers student accommodations through a collaboration with KBAB. For more information check out the Karlstad University website.

| Student Stories

View Lynsi Machart's blog. She studied at Karstad for the spring 2014 semester.

| Misc.

Scholarships for study in Sweden

Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
This program is currently not accepting applications.