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Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 18 January 2021)

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Western University

General guidelines for study levels in Canada

First year courses are often adapted to those newly admitted to the university. Therefore, it may be more valuable to choose higher-level courses if you choose to study courses in your main field. For more information, please visit the university's website.

About Western University

Available places: 5 (for the academic year 2021/2022)

Established: 1878
Number of students: 39,000
Student life: The campus is diverse and offers more than 200 student clubs and organisations in several areas of interest. The university also organises over 400 performances annually. In 2009, a large recreation and sports centre opened, offering a wide range of activities, such as racketball, dance and swimming.

About London

London is located approximately 20 kilometres west of Toronto. The city has about 380,000 inhabitants and is known for its parks and tracks for cycling and hiking. London offers a wide selection of recreation and entertainment, for example: outdoor festivals, hiking, theatre and music.

Nearby London are freshwater beaches situated on the shores of Lake Huron and Lake Erie. The city's location and communications makes it easy to travel to cities close by, like Toronto and Detroit.

Information from Western University

Closed programmes:

All programmes/courses on graduate level. 

Programmes/courses at the following departments/faculties are also closed for exchange students:
Faculty of Law
Richard Ivey School of Business
Department of Medicine and Dentistry
Aviation
Faculty of Health Science
Department of Education
Social Work
Food and Nutrition

Exchange students coming from Umea are to enroll in Main Campus courses only. Western University have 3 affiliate colleges but enrollment in their courses is not allowed.

Courses with limited access at the following departments:
Management and Organizational Studies
Media
Economics
Kinesiology
Information and Technoculture
Psychology

For more information:
Academics

Full time studies on undergraduate level (corresponding to 30 hp): 2,5 credits

Course levels:
0001-0999 Pre-University level introductory courses
1000-1999 Year 1 courses
2000-4999 Senior-level undergraduate courses

Course types: 0,5 credits/course

Academic year:
Autumn term: September–December
Winter term: January–April

Accommodation

On-campus
Students can apply for on-campus housing. The options are a dormitory-style residences or apartment-style suites and some residences offer a meal plan. Residence accommodation for students on single-term exchange depends on availability.

Off-campus
There are many housing options close to campus. Western University's Off-Campus Housing Office can provide a lists of available housing. They can also help students with advice and translation of rental agreements, terms and conditions

Read more at

Incoming Exchange Students

Course information

Student grants and loans for studies outside of Sweden

You may be entitled to student grants and loans from CSN when studying abroad.

As the cost of living and accommodation may be higher abroad, you can apply for an extra loan known as an additional loan for studies abroad.

You can also apply for an additional loan to cover additional costs, i.e. travel and insurance costs.