The SBS Placement list for exchange places is available at the bottom of this page. 

Please observe that once you have submitted your application, you will not able to make any changes.

  • If the application does not fulfill the requirements, for example: submitting language requirements or a work experience certificate for a specific school you have applied for, the application for that school will not be considered.
  • If the application is incomplete, the application will not be considered (for example, if the letter of motivation has not been submitted).
  • No individual feedback will be provided.

Before applying please make sure to read the application instructions.

The application should include the following:

  1. Online application.
    • MASTER
  2. A new transcript of records (studieintyg, LADOK print-out) from Stockholm University, including all courses completed. The copy can be downloaded from The transcript of records must prove your eligibility for studies abroad. Save the file with your "last name_ first name".
  3. Letter of motivation (in English): 300-500 words (no matter how many schools you are applying for). This letter will be seen only by staff at the Office of International Affairs at SBS. Include the following in the letter: - Personal introduction - Describe why you chose to apply to the exchange programme - Explain how the exchange will benefit your personal development and prepare you for your professional career. Save the file with your "last name_ first name_letter" before uploading it to the application.  
  4. Language proficiency certificate: -IELTS/TOEFL or Swedish 'gymansiebetyg' (check the specified information for each university) Save the file with your "last name_ first name_language" before uploading it into the application.
  5. Employer's certificate and/or CV in English (Note: Only applies to masters students applying to an MBA exchange semester). The certificate should contain the following: • Name of company/organization where you worked • Specific dates of employment • Your responsibilities • Should be clear that it was a full-time job • The certificate must be written on official letterhead and signed by the employer • Include contact information for the employer. Save the file with your "last name_ first name_cv" before uploading it into the application.  
  6. If applicable, a certificate confirming your participation in the Senior Buddy Program (SBP) or the International Committee at Föreningenekonomerna (FEST). Save the file with your "last name_ first name_ekonomerna" before uploading it into the application.  

Please note that we will start to evaluate applications once the deadline has passed on February 15th. You will be informed of the result within a week of the application deadline. Unfortunately it slows us down if we receive calls and emails asking about the results before we have published them, so please be patient and wait to hear from us.

NOTE! International students who have been granted SI scholarship must contact the Swedish Institute and get permission to apply for exchange studies before submitting an application to SBS.

NOTE! Students who have previously applied and been accepted to the SBS exchange programme and then withdrawn after being contacted by the host university are not allowed to re-apply.