Nomination and application process

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Nomination and application process

In order to be eligible to study as an exchange student at the Department of Physical Geography, you must be nominated by your home institution. We do not accept free movers as exchange students.

If you want to study as an exchange student at Stockholm University, there must be an exchange agreement between Stockholm University and your home university. Contact the exchange coordinator at your home university regarding the nomination process.

Dead line for nominations:

1 May - autumn semester (August – January)

1 October - spring semester (January – June)

The nomination process step-by-step:

  1. Your home university nominates you
  2. We send you a link to our online registration system
  3. Fill in the Application form and send it to us ( together with your Transcript of Records


To be eligible for studies in a Physical Geography (Earth Sciences and Geography) through a student exchange program the following requirements must be met in order to apply.

  • There must be an agreement between our department and the student’s home institution which allows for student exchange
  • You must be registered as a student with one of our partner institutions
  • You must be nominated by your home university for a study period abroad at the department.

Nominated students are expected to be highly proficient in English (spoken and written) in order to have a succesful learning experience.

Courses for exchange students

We offer Courses with highly engaged and widely cited researchers. Our courses are full-time courses that run over five or ten weeks. Courses are a combination of different teaching modules, consisting lectures, seminars, exercises, self-study, project work and excursions. Coming here as an exchange student will give you new insights in Physical Geography, valuable experiences as well as good friends.

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International coordinator
Maria Damberg
Tel: +46 8 16 47 98  Room: S304

Partner universities

Search the database for Department of Physical Geography to find out if we have an agreement with your home university.