Incoming Exchange Students: Nomination and Application Process

Dalarna University offers its incoming exchange students (Erasmus+, Nordplus and bilateral agreements) a true taste of Swedish life and culture. Broaden your horizons and embark on exchange studies with us, a small and dynamic university located in the very heart of Sweden.

Who can come on an exchange to Dalarna University?

For you to come to Dalarna University on an exchange, your home university must have signed an exchange agreement with Dalarna University. Contact the coordinator at your home university to find out if such an agreement exists and if you can be nominated as an exchange student.


The coordinator at your home university must first nominate you for exchange studies at Dalarna University. You are also requested to upload the nomination letter in your course application. Recommended nomination periods

  • March 1st – May 15th
  • October 1st- November 15th 

The nomination should be emailed to

Recommended Application Periods

Autumn semester course application: March 15th - June 15th
Spring semester course application: September 15th - December 1st

You can submit course applications continuously even after the deadlines.

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Incoming Exchange Students: Apply for Courses

Language Requirements

Minimum English CEFR level B2. Your home university assesses your English language proficiency level. We do not require test results.

Student Housing (Accommodation)

As soon as you are nominated for an exchange, register for accommodation: see Apply for Housing (Accommodation).

Practical Information

Learning Agreements

Dalarna University uses Online LA. If you need to send us documents, email

At the start of your studies, when you have received your Letter of Admission at, you need to create a user account: this is also called an electronic identity. You will use this to access a wide range of information about your studies and courses as well as our network services, such as the printers and the library.

Go to

  • choose "Change to English" (top right-hand corner) next
  • choose "Contact"
  • submit your information.

Registration and Roll-Call

To register as a student and then in your courses, see the information on Registration and Roll-Call (webpage).

Decline Place in Course

If you do not want to retain your place in a course and have not yet registered for it, decline the place in your account on

If you have registered for a course but no longer want to take it, decline the place on

Now that you have your place at Dalarna University, you will want to know what happens upon your arrival and what sorts of things you need to consider before you leave your country.

We have developed a series of pages that will help you plan: begin by visiting our webpage entitled Newly Admitted Student?

There you will find information about everything from our pick-up service to accommodation and insurance - as well as what will be happening the first week you are here.

We look forward to welcoming you at the start of the semester!

Upon completion of your exchange at Dalarna University, you will receive:

  • a transcript of records (this is certified using a webstamp" and can be verified with a webcode, which replaces a signature)
  • a certificate of registration from the Ladok Student Interface.

i. Click on "Select higher education to login"
ii. Click on "Get Certificate" in the top horizontal menu
iii. Choose the required certificate

PowerPoint Presentation

To help you talk about your time at Dalarna University, we have prepared a PowerPoint presentation that you can adapat and personalise: PowerPoint Presentation for Students (pptx).

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