Exchange students - Admission checklist


Find and book accommodation

As soon as you have received your admission to us you should apply for student accommodation. You can easily book a room on your own, by sending an e-mail to the Housing Company of your choice.

Check your passport

Make sure your passport is valid during your study period in Sweden

Check if your require a visa/residence permit in Sweden

As an EU/EEA citizen you have the right of residence in Sweden and may study without a residence permit. For students with a citizenship in countries outside EU/EEA have to apply for a visa/residence permit to study in Sweden.

Sort out your insurance

Prevent unpleasant surprises and make sure you have insurance! Insurance should preferably cover yourself, your property and your accommodation.

Make a travel plan and book tickets

Our campus cities are easily accessible via plane, railway, bus, and car. We have listed different forms of transportation options.

Request Pick-up service

Mid Sweden University offers a pick-up service on certain days when you have arrived in Sundsvall and Östersund. To receive this service you must fill out the request form by the deadline!

Bring necessary documents

Make sure that you have all the necessaey documents relataed to your exchange studies with you, for example Confirmation of Arrival/Departure.

Pack for your departure

Remember to bring travel documents, tickets, passport/ID, insurance papers, and admission letter, cash/credit card, prescriptive medicine, and pack loose, casual clothing for summer and warm clothing for winter.