Prepare a Learning Agreement

Information on how to prepare a Learning Agreement when applying for exchange studies.

Prepare the Learning Agreement 

"Learning Agreement for studies" is an agreement and quality assurance on the content of mobility between the student and the sending and receiving university. Among other things, the LA describes the planned mobility period, course codes, course titles and number of expected ECTS.

When Dalarna University has sent your nomination to the partner university, you will receive information from them about the courses you can study, how to find syllabi and how to apply.

Once you have found the courses you want to study, prepare your Learning Agreement.
You often need to attach your Learning Agreement already when you submit your application to the partner university. The Learning Agreement must be completed no later than one month after the start of the semester.

If you need to make changes during the semester, it is important that you update your Learning Agreement as soon as possible. 

Program students without an optional semester

Once you have found courses that you want to study, you should go through the courses with the programme coordinator to ensure that the courses can replace the programme courses that you would have studied at HDa.
Send the program coordinator's certification that the courses can be replaced, by e-mail to learningagreements@du.se.

Program students with optional semester and students that study independent courses

You have great freedom to choose courses yourself. However, it is important that the content of the courses you study at the partner university is not the same as the content of courses that you have already studied or will study after your mobility. In a degree, you cannot include two courses whose content overlap. Contact the programme coordinator or subject representative for help with that assessment. If you need to take courses during the mobility that are to be included in your main subject area, you need to contact subject representatives for assessment.

Fill in the Learning Agreement

Exchange studies in EU

Go to this page to create an account and fill the LA digitally. Fill in the courses you want to study during the mobility, and the DU courses they will replace. Follow instructions on the web site. Once signed by DU, the LA will be sent to the contact person at the receiving university for signing.

You need the following information:

  • Contact Person at DU: Elin Wester, ioffice@du.se, tel +4623778000
  • Responsible Person at DU: same as above
  • Level of language competence: English minimum B2, or if other language of instruction, state the level.
  • List of Fields of Education

Table A: list the courses you will take at the partner university

Table B: list the courses you would have studied at DU, i.e the replaced courses

DU accepts touchscreen scanned signatures. LA Example

During a transition period it is also possible to use this form

(Some of our partner universities are included in the erasmus programme even if they geographically are situated out of Europe, for example Univ van Aruba)

Exchange Students Outside EU

Students going on exchange out of Europe use this form

Fill the courses you wish to take according to instructions above, sign and e-mail to learningagreements@du.se. The LA is signed by Student Service officers and a copy returned to you.

Do you need help?Contact Elin Wester or Maria Solén via ioffice@du.se   

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