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Welcome to Swedish for Foreign Students!

We offer a variety of part-time and full-time courses, for foreign students and university employees, ranging from absolute beginners’ level to C1/C2 according to the Common European Framework for Languages.

Part-time courses for exchange and masters’ students

Courses are offered at four levels:

Beginners’ Course in Swedish, Level 1 (A1), 7.5 ects

Course code: 714G37 Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Course code: THSV08 Faculty of Science and Engineering
Course code: 8FG058 Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Course code: 921G31 Faculty of Educational Sciences

Part time course, once a week during the semester
This course is intended for exchange and master students with no previous knowledge of Swedish. The aim of the course is to give students a basic knowledge of Swedish with an emphasis on oral skills. The course includes pronunciation exercises, oral training, basic Swedish grammar and short, writing exercises.

Beginners’ Course in Swedish, Level 2 (A2), 7.5 ects

Course code: 714G38 Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Course code: THSV09 Faculty of Science and Engineering
Course code: 8FG059 Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Course code: 921G32 Faculty of Educational Sciences

Part time course, once a week during the semester
This course is intended for exchange and master students with knowledge of Swedish equivalent to the Intensive Beginner’s Course in Swedish or Beginner’s course in Swedish, level A1. Students will improve their Swedish language proficiency and broaden their knowledge of Swedish society. They will also acquire a deeper knowledge of important basic grammar as well as an elementary working vocabulary.

Beginners’ Course in Swedish, Level 3 (B1:1), 7.5 ects

Course code: 714G39 Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Part time course, once a week during the semester
This course is intended for exchange and master students with knowledge of Swedish equivalent to the Intensive Beginner’s Course in Swedish or Beginner’s course in Swedish, level A2. Students will be able to discuss matters of everyday life in mainly correct Swedish and give an account of their knowledge of Swedish society and culture based on the course literature.

Beginners’ Course in Swedish, Level 4 (B1:2), 7.5 ects

Course code: 714G40 Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Part time course, once a week during the semester
This course is intended for exchange and master students with knowledge of Swedish equivalent to the Intensive Beginner’s Course in Swedish or Beginner’s course in Swedish, level B1:1. Students will be able to discuss matters of everyday life in mainly correct Swedish and give an account of their knowledge of Swedish society and culture based on the course literature.

The following application procedures apply:

Exchange students from all faculties, please apply through your international co-ordinator. For contact information, please refer to: http://www.liu.se/en/education/exchange/contacts?l=en

Masters’ students at the Faculty of Science and Engineering, please contact master.fse@liu.se for application and/or further information. For general study information please see: https://liu.se/en/article/study-information

Masters’ students at the faculty of Arts and Sciences and Educational Sciences, please send your application to the Admissions Office. You will find application forms on this web page: http://www.filfak.liu.se/utbildning/masters-students/on-campus?l=en

Masters’ students at the Faculty of Health Sciences. For further information please contact Daniel Antonsson, daniel.antonsson@liu.se, +46 13 28 68 19.

PhD-students of all faculties will be admitted as far as space allows. Please send your application to the Admissions Office using the form found under the link above.

If you are a masters’ student at the Faculty of Science and Engineering and wish to study level 3 or 4, please refer to the instructions for Masters’ students at the faculty of Arts and Sciences. Admittance is subject to availability.


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Last updated: 2019-05-20