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Application for exchange studies

Application for exchange studies is made once a year, from the end of November to the middle of December.

This applies to the application

Application for exchange studies the academic year 2022/2023 will open in November 2021, with the last application date being 15 December 2021 at 17.00.

You can apply for exchange studies during the second year of studies, but not perform exchange studies until during the third year of studies, at the earliest.

If you already have been nominated and carried out exchange studies, or been nominated and declined your exchange allocation, you can apply again. However, students who have not previously applied for and been allocated a place have priority when places are allocated. You can apply to a maximum of five universities and put them in order of priority.

As long as the Ministry for Foreign Affairs has stated an advice against travel to other countries, exchange studies from KTH are not to be performed.

Before applying, it is important to check that you are eligible for exchange studies.

Requirements and selection

How to make an application

You apply in the system MobilityOnline . The application is made in two steps. In the first part, you fill in personal information, study information and choice of exchange universities. You will then receive an email from MobilityOnline asking you to register via the link in the email and upload the following documents.

  • a photo according to Photo requirements when applying for exchange studies .
  • a preliminary course choice form (dotx 65 kB)  with a motivation to their relevance to your ongoing studies at KTH. You will find more information in the course choice form. Frequently asked questions about the course choice form: FAQ (pdf 138 kB)
  • if you have actively participated in the Student Unions, or Student Union Sections, introduction activities for incoming exchange and master's students, a certificate from THS is to be uploaded into the application system as well. The certificate is valid for two consecutive application rounds, once the activities have taken place.

Once you have started your application in MobilityOnline, you can work in it until the last application date.

E-mail address

In order to receive instructions from the application system, you should enter your KTH e-mail address. Emails being redirected from that email address may not reach email addresses on these domains: live.com, live.se, hotmail.com, hotmail.se, outlook.com or gmail.com.

E-mail at KTH

Technical help with MobilityOnline

If you would encounter technical problem, please contact mobility-online@kth.se . After having completed your application, you should close the webb browser if you have been using a public computer.

General Data protection Regulation (GDPR)

GDPR regarding studies abroad

Late application

After the selection for exchange studies has been completed in February, eligible students can apply for unused places. The late application opens every year in mid-March.

Late application

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