Swedish Program at the Stockholm School of Economics

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Academic Program

Instruction consists of seminars, lectures and tutorials; Swedish language is a required course and students select three other courses taught in English. Some courses offered in English at the Stockholm School of Economics are open to program participants. On-site orientation and fieldtrips included.

  • Reviewed by: Professors: Hao Huang and Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert Staff: Neva Barker
  • Fields of study: Economics offerings are strong with liberal arts courses in art history, cultural studies, environmental studies, film, gender studies, politics and public policy. The classes "Gender in Swedish Society and Culture" and "Working Together -Gender and Organization" are now approved to fulfill the Gender and Women's Studies (GWS) general education requirement.
  • Eligibility: 9.0 cumulative GPA
  • Size of the student body: Fellow program participants are from US colleges and universities. Being based on the campus of the Stockholm School of Economics facilitates interactions with local Swedish students in the dining hall, library and in campus clubs and organizations.
  • Number of program participants: 30 - 35

Living Arrangements

Students live in private homes with a host family or in apartments with other program students. Students take meals with their host family or prepare their own meals in the apartments with a stipend provided by the program.

Term Dates

  • Fall: Mid-August to mid-December
  • Spring: Mid-January to mid-May


  • Advising Tips: This program requires a faculty reference and a character reference. Faculty referees may use the Scripps form or the student can provide a link to the online reference form.
  • Visa Information: After acceptance, your program will provide you with specifics about the visa required. The embassy site will have information on visa requirements for planning purposes.
  • Budget Planning: For budget planning purposes, click here to view the current cost of living comparison between Stockholm and Los Angeles.