Information from Sophia University
Only students studying a programme taught in English at Umeå University can apply to Sophia University, or if you can provide an Official Language Proficiency Score certificate within the expiration date (for example TOEFL or IELTS).
Please note that you need to be aware of the language of instruction in the programmes offered. More information, closed programmes and programmes with limited access please see specific qualification for each program here: Course information
FLA core programs, FST laboratory classes, GPGS compulsory courses, the foreign language courses (except Japanese language), Seminar, Wellness, the Body and Culture, and Studies in Christian Humanism courses are NOT open to exchange students.
Please note that exchange students should choose most courses from the departments/graduate program that he/she enrolled in.
Bulletin for spring and autumn semester will be published in March. Course offer and syllabi may vary each year. Please refer to the latest information available online.
For more information regarding restrictions, please see: Course Registration and Obligations
Full time studies (corresponding to 30 hp):
16 credits per semester (3-4 courses).
Exchange students must register for the equivalent of at least 10 hours of instruction per week.
Lecture course: 2 or 4 credits per course. One credit=675 minutes class successfully completed
Language course: 2-8 credits, depending on the course. One credit=1,350 minutes class successfully completed.
Course levels: Graduate and Undergraduate
Autumn term: September– January/February
Spring term: April–August