Semester Exchange - Stockholm University, Faculty of Law

Semester Exchange - Stockholm University, Faculty of Law

Stockholm University is Sweden’s largest university and one of Europe’s leading centres for higher education and research in science, humanities, social sciences and law, located in one of the world’s most dynamic capitals.

The Faculty of Law at Stockholm University is the largest law faculty in Sweden, both in the number of researchers and in the number of students. Virtually all fields of law are represented at the faculty.

Law students are welcome to apply!


Stockholm, Sweden

Type of Program


Level of Study


Length of Program

5 months

Program Dates

Autumn semester: September - January
Spring semester: January - June

Language of Instruction

English, Swedish

Travel Grant


GPA Requirement (Out of 4.0)


Special requirement

As exchange units are all at advanced levels, students should complete a minimum of two (2) years' full-time law studies before exchange. 2.5 years' full-time law study prior exchange is preferred.

Course Information

Course Catalogue

Note: This list is updated during the Spring 2019 and might be subject to change. However, there are usually no big changes from one year to another.


Stockholm University Housing

Exchange Student Website

Stockholm University (Faculty of Law) Exchange Website

[Important] Exchange Factsheet

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (varies each program),
  • Completion of at least 12cp at the time of application. 18cp to go abroad,
  • Enough credit points remaining to complete the program,
  • Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy,
  • Have a nomination from Macquarie University,
  • Meet English language requirement for non-native speakers.

How to Apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Payment Website.

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their journey beyond their overseas program. Students will be covered throughout the duration of their exchange program dates. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.

*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.

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The Law Faculty is the largest faculty in Sweden. The Faculty of Law at Stockholm University is the biggest Law Faculty in Sweden, both in number of reserachers and in number of students.

Area of study
Law, security and intelligence

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Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Law, Exchange, Stockholm, Sweden

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Level of study
Undergraduate; Postgraduate

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