Weeks per Term
OIE Program Adviser
Languages of Instruction*
Preferred Participating Majors
This university is located in Lund, Sweden. To learn more about this city and country, please visit:
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.
- 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. For housing details click here
- no meal plan
- on-campus dining
- 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 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).
*Some host schools have stricter requirements such as higher GPA or more time in school before study abroad. (See Academic Info on your host school GT program page for any restrictions.)
NOTE: Only one ID student per term, and preference will be given to a student who wishes to stay for the academic year (instead of one for fall and one for spring).
For detailed course information: click here.
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
Swedish Grade = US Grade
5/VG = A
4 = B
3 = C
Pass/G = Pass
U/Fail = F
Program Costs (Estimated)
- For most exchange programs, participants must pay GT tuition, GT campus fees, and study abroad insurance to the GT Bursar for each GT semester they are abroad. No other expenses associated with this program are paid to GT; instead, these expenses are paid on site.
- Keep in mind the costs of books, health insurance, food, living expenses, and travel money, as well as pre-departure costs like your passport and visa.
- Following are cost estimates for one semester at the exchange program school that may help you prepare for your term(s) abroad. All costs are in USD.