Apply for exchange studies

Ready for an exchange semester in Örebro? Then you have come to the right place! Here you will find information about our nomination and application procedures. We look forward to hosting you during your exchange!

Autumn semester + full academic year

  • Nomination period:
    1-31 March
  • Application period:
    15 March - 15 April

Spring semester

  • Nomination period:
    1-30 September
  • Application period:
    15 September - 15 October

Every semester, Örebro University hosts exchange students from all around the world. We are very proud to say that we have a solid course offering in various subjects. We also guarantee housing on campus for all exchange students. And last but not least - you will get to enjoy a 3-4 week long orientation programme with both social and practical activities to get your exchange semester off to a great start! 

To apply for an exchange semester you need to be nominated by your home university. A nomination is possible if there is an agreement for student mobility between your home university and  Örebro University.

If you are a co-worker at one of our partner universitys, you will find relevant information about our nomination and application process here.

Before you can apply to come to Örebro University as an exchange student, you have to be nominated by your home university.

All partner universities will recieve an email with a link to the online nomination form when the nomination period opens. If you are a partner and have not yet received this link, please email us at

The nomination deadline is March 31 for the autumn semester and September 30 for the spring semester.

You can find a list of all our partner universities here.

When your home university has completed your nomination, you will recieve an email with information about our application process. You will apply through our online application portal which is only open during the application period. The link to the portal is published on this page during the application periods.

The online application includes personal information, course selection, housing and participation in our popular orientation programme. You will also need to add the following documents to your application:

  • An official transcript of records (in English). Please note that the transcript of records must state all courses, grades and credits obtained at the university level, both undergraduate/bachelor level and, if applicable for you, postgraduate/master level. The document can only be uploaded as a PDF file.
  • If you apply for courses at the School of Music, some courses require an entrance test (recordings). Please send this directly to the School of Music on

The application period is March 15 to April 15 for the autumn semester and full academic year. For the spring semester the application period is September 15 to October 15.

After we have received and processed your application, you will receive a letter of acceptance. The letter of acceptance is sent once your course choices have been approved. You will receive this document via email approximately 4-6 weeks after the application deadline.

Students studying

After admission

Read more about what happens after you've been accepted to Örebro University and how to prepare for an exchange semester with us!

Students in a Swedish livingroom

Guaranteed housing

We are proud to say that we can guarantee housing on campus for all exchange students. Read more about our housing options here!