University of Gothenburg (UG)

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Programs: Semester & Year

About UG

The University of Gothenburg has approximately 38,000 students and 5,900 employees. It is one of the major universities in northern Europe. We are also one of the most popular universities in Sweden – the University of Gothenburg has the highest number of applicants to many programs and courses. The University’s roughly 40 different Departments cover most scientific disciplines, making it one of Sweden’s broadest and most wide-ranging higher education institutions.

In an international perspective too, the University of Gothenburg is unusually comprehensive, with cutting-edge research in a number of dynamic research areas. Cooperation with Chalmers University of Technology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, society at large and trade and industry has been consistently strengthened and intensified over recent years, as have international contacts and collaborative projects with partners abroad.

Eligibility & Prerequisites

  • All undergraduate and graduate students from any discipline are permitted to participate
  • 2.5 GPA minimum
  • Must have completed at least two major terms

Program Dates & Deadlines

Fall Semester Dates: early September to mid-January

  • Deadline to indicate intent to particiapte: April 1
  • Deadline to submit application requirements to Education Abroad Office: April 15

Winter Semester Dates: mid-January to early June

  • Deadline to indicate intent to partcipate: October 1
  • Deadline to submit application requirements to Education Abroad Office: October 15


Tuition & Fees

Students pay regular UM-Flint tuition and fees. 

Language(s) of Instruction


Area(s) of Study

Business. View courses offered at UG and complete a Learning Agreement with UG with Dr. Yener Kandogan.

Housing and Living Costs

Exchange Student Housing Services offers a limited number of student rooms for exchange   students. Students are required to apply for housing as soon as possible.
Students can expect to spend approximately $1,400 per month depending on accommodations and lifestyle. Some expenses include:

  • Accommodation: Approximately $470 - $684 per month
  • Meals: Approximately $365 per month
  • Local transportation: Approximately $53 - $83 per month
  • Other expenses: Approximately $151 - $212 per month

Items requested by UG

  • UG application, printed and signed
  • Copy of passport
  • Official UM-Flint transcript
  • 1 passport-sized photograph
  • Personal essay stating your goals for participating in the exchange program at University of Gothenburg
  • Copy of Highway to Health (HTH) International Health Insurance Card (click on “University of Michigan” and log in using your uniqname and Ann Arbor KERBEROS password, not your LAN password. You can reset your KERBEROS password in SIS under “Personal  Information.”
  • Proof of English proficiency, for non-native English speakers

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