Stockholm University School of Business

City: Stockholm
Language of instruction: English, Swedish
  • The Stockholm University School of Business was founded in 1962
  • One of the largest departments at the university and belongs to the Faculty of Social Sciences
  • 3 500+ students, 70 lecturers/researchers, 30 doctoral students, and30 administrative staff
  • Offers 5 international Master’s programmes (Accounting Auditing & Analysis, Banking & Finance, Consumer and Business Marketing, Management Studies, Strategic IT Management)
  • Offers one Bachelor’s programme (Business Administration & Political Science) in English
  • Stockholm is the capital and largest city of Sweden
  • The cultural, media, political, and economic centre of Sweden since the 13th century
  • 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 2Full year Term 1 + 2 (UBC Term 1 start)Summer

Who can go?

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

Term dates

  • Term 1: Late August to mid January
  • Term 2: Mid January to early June


  • Students attending Term 1 will not be able to return to attend Term 2 at UBC
Courses + Transfer Credits


Course equivalency formula

  • ECTS credits divided by 2 = UBC credits

Passing grade


Grading scheme

  • A = 90-100%  Pass with Distinction (VG)
  • B = 80-89%  Pass with Distinction (VG)
  • C = 70-79%  Pass (G)
  • D = 60-69%  Pass (G)
  • E = 50-59%  Pass (G)
  • F = 49% and below Fail (F)

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

  • Students are only able to choose courses that are offered by Stockholm Business School
  • It is generally not possible to choose courses from other departments at Stockholm University, unless specifically indicated on the course list

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: SCAN 3rd
Title: Sweden - Society and Everyday Life
Partner course code: ETG 180
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-08-22
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

  • 4 students going to Stockholm University will be offered a housing stipend to cover the cost of accommodation on campus for one semester

Partner Housing Information

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