Please observe that once you have submitted your application, you will not able to make any changes, so be sure to read through it carefully and submit the required documents for your choices. If you forget to upload a document, you will need to submit a new application before the deadline. 

  • If the application does not fulfill the requirements, for example: not 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 through the application instructions thoroughly.

Available exchange places for fall 2019


Placement list bachelor fall 2019 (21 Kb)

Placement list master fall 2019 (39 Kb)


Information meetings about exchange studies

If you are interested in knowing more about the exchange programmes and the process before you apply then you are welcome to join one of the information meetings.

Date Time Room


The application for your academic level is listed below, and should include the following:

  1. Online application (available from January 15th to February 15th).


Enclose the following documents to the online application:

  1. A recent copy of your transcript of records (studieintyg, LADOK print-out) from Stockholm University, including all courses you have 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" before uploading it.
  2. Letter of motivation (in English): 300-500 words, explaining why you are applying for the exchange programme. You only need to motivate your first-hand choice. This letter will be  be read by the International Office staff, and will not be sent to the host university. Please include the following details 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.  
  3. Only if applicable, proof of language proficiency: -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.
  4. Only if applicable, a certificate confirming your participation in Fadderiet or the International Committee at Föreningenekonomerna (FEST). Save the file with your "last name_ first name_ekonomerna" before uploading it into the application.  

Note: Only applies to masters students applying to an MBA exchange semester. Employer's certificate and/or CV in English (). 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.  

NOTE! 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 two (2) weeks 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 from the programme after being nominated to the host university are not eligible to apply.