Växjö (Linnaeus) University in Växjö, Sweden
Exchange Program - Fall Term
Located in southeast Sweden, 3.5 hours by train from Stockholm and 2 hours from Copenhagen, the city of Växjö, built around 200 lakes, is home to 76,000 people. The university, originally established as a branch campus in 1967, was granted full university status in 1999. Students have full access to a curriculum of courses at the basic and advanced level in management and economics, humanities and social sciences, and Swedish language and Scandinavian studies; and at the advanced level in computer science, information systems, math, mechanical engineering and physics. As of January 1, 2010, Växjö University will merge with Kalmar University and become Linnaeus University; details can be found at the university website.
NCC Eligibility Requirements:
Junior or Senior standing. GPA 3.0 preferred.
NCC Academic Credit:
Varies by course load and length of stay, usually 12 credits per term.
Housing and Meals:
Students live in campus housing; meals are available in university cafeterias and local restaurants.
Students pay fall tuition to North Central College, room and board to host institution estimated at $3,500 per semester.