Stockholm School of Economics

City: Stockholm
Language of instruction: English, Swedish
  • #1 business school in Northern Europe and among top 10 in Europe
  • Was founded by the business community in 1909 in response to rapid industrialization and a growing need for well educated businessmen
  • Sweden's oldest and most prominent business administration institution with exceptional ties to the Swedish business community
  • The only private university in Sweden
  • Stockholm is the capital and largest city of Sweden
  • The cultural, media, political, and economic centre of Sweden since the 13th century
  • Strategic location on 14 islands on the south-central east coast of Sweden at the mouth of Lake Mälaren, by the Stockholm archipelago, has been historically important
  • Known for its beauty, historical buildings and architecture, rivers and many parks, and vibrant culture

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Partner university's areas of study

Commerce (UBCV)


Terms offered

Term 1Term 2

Who can go?

  • Only COMM (UBCV) are eligible to apply to this partner university

Term dates

  • Semester 1: Mid August to Late December
  • Semester 2: Mid January to Mid June


  • Please note that students may only go for one term
  • There is mandatory 3 day orientation before the beginning of each term
Courses + Transfer Credits


Course equivalency formula

  • ECTS credits divided by 2 = UBC credits

Credit transfer process

The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline. You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g. application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)

For more information about Go Global transfer credit

Course Information

* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.

Type of Go Global Experiences

Exchange (pay UBC tuition)

Course information and restrictions

  • SSE offers courses in Business Administration and Economics as well as some language courses

Partner Course Information

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.

* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver

UBC course: ECON 1st
Title: Comparative Economic History: Theory and Evidence
Partner course code: 756
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-20
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Macroeconomic Policy Analysis
Partner course code: 737
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-19
UBC course: ECON 4th
Title: Behavioural Economics
Partner course code: 5316
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-21
UBC course: ECON 4th
Title: Natural Resource and Energy Economics
Partner course code: 5324
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-19
UBC course: FREN 2nd
Title: Advanced Business French
Partner course code: N/A 113
Language of instruction: French
Evaluated date: 2019-08-26
UBC course: SWED 1st
Title: Swedish 1001- Introductory Swedish
Partner course code: SWED 1001
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-08-22
UBC course: SWED 1st
Title: Introductory Swedish II-1002
Partner course code: SWED 1002
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-08-22
UBC course: COMM 204
Title: Operations Management
Partner course code: 612
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-08-19
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Management: Consulting and Change
Partner course code: 611
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-11-15
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Applied Marketing Theory
Partner course code: 621
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-11-15
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Ideation-Creating a Business Idea
Partner course code: 8061
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-04-24
UBC course: COMM 454
Title: Corporate Reporting and Control
Partner course code: 632
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-13
UBC course: COMM 497
Title: Execution - Running Your Own Firm
Partner course code: 8063
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-08-18
Tuition, Fees and Awards

Exchange tuition

  • 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
  • Some exceptions may apply

Scholarships + awards

The Go Global award $1000

All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.

Additional awards

Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.

Check out international learning awards and eligibility.

Information for US students

If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ for Federal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.

If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.

If you attend an ineligible institution:

  • You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
  • You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
  • You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
  • You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.

Types of accommodation available


Housing notes

  • SSE does offer accommodations but cannot guarantee housing to all applicants

Information on Accommodation

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