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Exchange Program · Spring or Fall · Semester or Academic Year

Program Overview: 

The APSU-Mid Sweden University Exchange Program offers you the opportunity to study abroad for a semester or full academic year at one of three campuses in Sweden. You can pursue studies in humanities, social sciences, science, engineering, teaching, nursing and social care. This program will permit you to keep pace with your APSU undergraduate or graduate program and, at the same time, provide you with a unique and rich cultural experience. All courses are taught in English.

Sweden printable Program Information


12-15 credit-hours per semester


The courses listed below are offered at Mid Sweden University (MSU). During enrollment, the appropriate APSU course number will be assigned to the MSU course in which you enroll.

Swedish Language for Foreign Students (required course), Graphic Design, Photography, Business Administration, Journalism, Media and Communication Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, English, Education, Computer Science

Please see MSU Exchange Studies for current class schedule.

Lodging and Meals:

You will reside in a campus dormitory. Meals are not provided as part of the program, but campus cafeterias and dormitory kitchens are available.


Level 4 per semester includes housing fee (paid directly to Mid Sweden University), books, meals on campus, residence permit fee and airfare to Sundsvall, Sweden.

The price is based upon the estimated cost of the program and grouped into levels. Level 1 - $2k-3k, Level 2 - $3k-4k, Level 3 - $4k-5k, Level 4 - $5k-6k and Level 5 - $6k-7k. Prices are subject to change due to increase in airfare, fluctuation of currency exchange and changes in tuition and fee rates. Estimated cost may not include airfare, APSU tuition, or health coverage unless specified. You should also budget funds for personal expenses based upon your spending habits.

Financial Aid:

Your current scholarships and financial aid may apply toward the cost of the program. Call the Office of Student Financial Aid at (931) 221-7907 to schedule an appointment with financial aid counselor, Cathy Naef. Additional scholarships and travel grants are available through the Office of International Education. Scholarship information.

Payment Schedule and Deadlines:

  • Pay APSU tuition by the APSU tuition deadline.
  • Submit the program application by Oct. 15 if you wish to study in the spring. The application is due by April 15 if you wish to study in the fall.


Tracy Nichols, Instruction of Communication; (931) 221-6823.

 Travel Advisory - This is not a complete list of travel advisories. Please see the U.S. State Department travel site for an up-to-date and extensive list.

Please review the Student Code of Conduct that applies to all students participating in APSU study-abroad and exchange programs.

Austin Peay University reserves the right to make cancellations, date and fee adjustments and any other changes that may be required.

Student Testimonies and Blogs

Study Abroad in Sweden Blogs


More information about Sundsvall, Sweden can be obtained through the links below.

Mid Sweden University, City of Sundsvall, Office of Tourism


Questions? About the Program?   About Financial Aid? About Scholarships?