International Programs

Sweden: Eligibility

  • Enrollment at a CSU campus not later than spring term prior to departure or eligibility to enter from a California community college by fall term of the program start date.
  • Students must be willing to study Swedish language.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.75 for all higher education work by the application deadline. Students with a GPA below the stipulated level will be considered when special circumstances exist. These special circumstances must be addressed in the application.
  • Sophomore, junior or senior standing by the end of spring term prior to departure. Graduate students are not eligible for study in Sweden.
  • Students are expected to enroll in A-level and B-level classes at Uppsala University. C-levels are limited to students with advanced academic preparation and senior standing.
  • All course prerequisites must be completed by the end of spring term prior to departure.

European Studies and Global/International Studies : Applicants may come from a variety of different majors, including, but not limited to: economics, European studies, geography, government, history, literature, political science and religious studies.

Required: Completion of at least 6 units in the student's CSU academic major area of study; Completion of one course in European history.

Recommended: Completion of some upper-division coursework in the CSU major.

Interdisciplinary Studies: Applicants may come from a variety of different majors, including, but not limited to: American studies, anthropology; economics, history, languages, literature, and political science and must focus their studies at Uppsala University in two or more of the aforementioned fields in order to maintain full-time status while attending Uppsala University.

Required: Completion of at least 6 units in each of the fields that the student wishes to study in the Interdisciplinary Studies program at Uppsala University; one course in European history; English Composition with a grade of B or better, or AP English.

Recommended: Completion of some upper-division courses in the CSU major(s).

International Media and Communication Studies:

Uppsala University has re-structured the English language curriculum in this program. Eligibility requirements are under review and will be posted September 1, 2014 for the 2015-16 application and selection cycle.