• Junior, Senior, Graduate Student
• College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) students preferred
• 2.5 cumulative GPA
• Language Pre-requisite: None
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


Agriculture and life sciences: Agricultural and Applied Economics, Animal Sciences, Biological Systems Engineering, Biology, Environmental Studies and Sciences, Forest and Wildlife Ecology, Genetics, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Life Sciences Communication, and Soil Science

Classroom Language

English, Swedish


Apartments, Rented Room, Residence Hall

Program Duration

Academic Year: Late August - Early June
Fall: Late August - Mid January
Spring: Mid January - Early June

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Fall 2018-19  3/2/2018
Spring 2018-19  9/7/2018

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

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Sweden, Multiple
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Exchange

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The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Exchange is offered by the College of Agricultural and Life Science (CALS) in partnership with IAP.

Experience the culture of Sweden while studying on the campus of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), with branches in four Swedish cities! Depending on your academic specialty, students can choose between the four campuses of Uppsala, Alnarp, Skara, or Umea. SLU is a world class university in the fields of life and environmental sciences, with strong links between education and research, and engaging students in some of the most important issues facing the 21st Century. Students in this program will be able to take advantage of unique, innovative courses in many areas related to CALS majors including Landscape Planning, Horticulture and Agricultural Sciences, Natural Resources and Veterinary Sciences. This is a perfect program to take courses in English and to earn agriculture and life science credits abroad at a comprehensive university focused on science and education for sustainable life.

With the choice of four campuses offering different academic specialties, as well as unique culture and landscape, students have the opportunity to choose the region of Sweden where they will live.

Learning Objectives

We have overall Goals and Expectations for Study Abroad Participants, covering the personal, academic and professional aspects of study abroad. Additionally on this program, you can:
  • Navigate new educational systems, as well as new learning and teaching styles
  • Take advantage of academic strengths in Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Observe Swedish perspectives on academic disciplines