There are several opportunities for you who are studying on a master's programme at SLU to go on an exchange abroad.
Exchange at a Partner University
If you previously finished a Bachelor Degree at SLU, you can do an exchange semester in your first or second year of the master programme Landscape Architecture. If you are a new student to SLU, you can do an exchange during the autumn or spring of your second year. You apply for exchange studies one year ahead. Some of the most popular Partner Universities to SLU, which Landscape Architect's students often apply for are University of Copenhagen, Melbourne University, University of Lincoln, University of British Columbia och Sheffield University.
Here is a selection of different universities, which offers courses similar to the courses within your programme at SLU. In addition, you can choose from many other partner universities throughout the world.
- Germany: Technical University of Munich
- Italy: Università IUAV di Venezia
- France: Ecole Nationale Superieure du Paysage de Versailles
- Austria: University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna
- United Kingdom: Leeds Beckett University
- Canada: University of Manitoba
- Japan: Chiba University
- Australia: University of Western Australia
You find more information about the universities, such as; number of available seats, term dates, language requirements, links etc. in the exchange portal MoveON - Exchange possibilities for SLU students (moveon4.de). You can filter your alternatives of Universities abroad by country, education or exchange opportunity.
If you want to find out more about specific courses that previous students have taken at a partner university, you are welcome to contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Other international opportunities
As a Landscape architecture student you have the opportunity to study a summer course or do an internship abroad. Through ELLS, a European network with universities within life science education, you can apply for summer courses, including a travel grant of 500 Euro. The Nordplus programme offers courses throughout the year in the Nordic and Baltic countries. You can read more about the courses abroad here: Other international possibilities
Further, you can choose to write your degree project abroad within the Erasmus- or Nordplus exchange. If you are a Swedish citizen or have a permanent recidence permit you can apply for a scholarship to do a field study in a developing country with a MFS scholarship.
Within the Erasmus programme scholarships are also available for international internships (minimun 60 days). You can do an internship at an organization, at a university or a company in a European country.
Information about application dates and calendar is available at Study abroad startpage
Inspiration for exchange studies
Here you can read travel reports from students at the landscape architecture programme who previously have been abroad.