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USA: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois, ranked among the top 50 universities in the world, is one of KTH’s strategic partnerships with a vast array of collaborations ranging from summer courses, joint and online programs, and research. UI is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana in east-central Illinois. It is approximately a 2.5 hour drive south of Chicago (140 miles). The university comprises of 17 colleges that are spread out between the two cities including a large number of research facilities connected to industry. There is a main street that students refer to as Campus Town that gives a true Big Ten University college feeling.

University in brief

Language of instruction: English
Academic calendar: Late August - mid December, late January - mid May.
Credit system: Undergraduate: 15 credits per term Graduate: 12 credits per term
Website:  www.studyabroad.illinois.edu/incoming#.VxeVnE3VzIU
Note: Mandatory orientation one week prior to term start. College of Business is a not available. KTH has exchange with both the College of Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences which has many relevant courses and programs.

Exchange opportunities

Number of spots: Approx. 8 semester spots per year
Grade requirements: 
Previous Nominations:  ; 4,55 (Fall18), 3,59 (Spring19), 3,6856 (Fall20).

Programme specific information

If your programme is not listed below, contact the international coordinator at your school.