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How to apply for exchange studies

1. Nomination by your home university

Nomination of students is done online by the student’s home university. Instructions are sent shortly before the nomination period in mid-March/mid-September.

Note: Clinical placements within nursing should be communicated earlier (by email to coordinator): Feb 1 / Sep 1

2. Apply online

Once the nominations have been submitted students receive an email with the log in details that are required for the online application.

Autumn semester: April 1–15

Spring semester: Oct 1–15

Documents to upload:

  • Statement of Purpose (Letter of Intent or Letter of Motivation)
  • Official Transcript of Records
  • Copy of Passport

3. Apply for housing via LU Accommodation

Students should apply for housing through LU Accommodation as soon as it opens, to have a better chance of getting accommodation.

Students staying for a shorter period may apply for housing through the LU Guest House:

Accommodation offer, Faculty of Medicine 2024 (PDF 488 kB, new tab)

Contact Information


Sofie Wallberg
Email: sofie [dot] wallberg [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se 
Tel: +46 (0) 46 222 31 73

Coordinating exchanges within:

  • Medicine (inbound)
  • Biomedicine 

Nadia Benabou
Email: elena [dot] vinci [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (nadia[dot]benabou[at]med[dot]lu[dot]se)
Tel: +46 (0) 46-222 71 13

Coordinating exchanges within:

  • Nursing
  • Public Health

Maria Sjöström
Email: maria [dot] sjostrom [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (maria[dot]sjostrom[at]med[dot]lu[dot]se)
Tel: +46 (0) 222 14 98

Coordinating exchange within:

  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech therapy and audiology