Luleå University of Technology


General Information

Country Sweden
City Luleå
Founding 1971
Number of Students 17 000

Luleå University of Technology

International Office of the Luleå Univeristy of Technology



Type of Partnership ERASMUS+ (S LULEA01)
Who can apply?

Bachelor students (as of the 3rd Semester)
Master students

Type of Stay Studies
Length of Stay 1 to 2 Semesters
Time of Stay Winter and/or Summer Semester
Number of Exchange Placements 2 to 4


Study Details

Semester Dates

1. Semester: September to December

2. Semester: January to June

Cooperating Faculty / Department Civil Engineering
Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes

Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

Possibilities for Exchange Students

It is possible that not all of the faculty's courses are open to exchange students. The partner university and exchange reprots may provide further information.

Please note that, in general, the majority of courses taken must be chosen from the cooperating faculty.

Course Offerings

Course Catalog

Please inform yourself about the courses offered directly at the partner university. If you have any questions about the corresponding courses or the course offerings in general, please feel free to contact the partner university directly.

Language Courses The university offers semester accompanying swedish language courses, a intensive swedish language course for beginners is offered free of charge during the orientation program in august.



Language Requirements

English B2

Swedish C1

The language requirements depend on the language that the chosen courses are held in. Students who only choose courses taught in English do not need to prove Swedish language proficiency.

Language certificate from RWTH Aachen Language Center

Application Deadline at the International Exchange Office at the Faculty of Civil Engineering 31. January for 1 to 2 Semesters as of the Winter Semester of the Same Year
Application Deadline at Partner University

15. April for the Winter Semester of the Same Year

15. October for the Summer Semester of the Following Year

(Applying to the partner university takes place only after successful application at RWTH University.)

Application to Partner University

Information about the Application

(Applying to the partner university takes place only after successful application at RWTH University.)




Tuition Fees Fees Waived
Costs Travel Costs, Cost of Living and Housing
Average Cost of Living higher than the cost of living in Germany, about 850 Euros monthly


Practical Information


The university offers housing possibilities in the student dorms for exchange students, the application deadline is the 30. April for the winter semester and 31. October for the summer semester.

Information about the student dorms.

Health Insurance Health insurance for abroad and private liability insurance are required for the entire duration of the stay.
Experience Reports MoveOn
Further Information

Federal Foreign Office

General Country Information from the DAAD

Study in Sweden