Information for outgoing students

application procedure

Note that the International Office has some information about studying abroad under
this link


There are five steps to apply to become an ERASMUS student abroad.

  1. Find out through which department you should do the exchange. Different departments in Uppsala University have agreements with different departments or universities abroad. You have to apply through a department which has an exchange agreement with the faculty you want to go to.

    If you are studying Physics or Engineering you can go through any of the agreements that the departments of Physics and Astronomy or Physics and Material Sciences have.

    Physics and Astronomy has agreements with the following institutions:

    PLEASE NOTE: We are renewing the agreements according to the new ERASMUS+ programme. The destinations in parentheses are not yet renewed. Please contact the Coordinator if you need more detailed information about exchange studies for the coming term (Fall 2014).

    (Graz University of Technology (Austria))
    (University of Graz (Austria))
    Technical University of Vienna (Austria)

  2. Free University Berlin (Germany)
    Bremen University of Applied Sciences (Germany)
    (University of Heidelberg (Germany))
    University of Ulm (Germany)
    University of Jena (Germany)
    Universitäa Hamburg (Germany)
    (Universität Konstanz (Germany))
    Universität des Saarlandes (Germany)
    Humboldt-Universität Berlin (Germany)
    Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (Germany)
    Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany)
    Technische Universität Munchen (Germany)

    University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
    Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)

    University of Torino (Italy)
    University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)
    (University of L'Aquila (Italy))

    University of Antwerp (Belgien)

    Université Pierre et Marie Curie (France)
    Universitè de Aix-Marseille (France)
    Institut Nationale Polytechnique de Toulouse (France)
    Ècole Normale Superieure Lyon (France)
    Universitè Claude Bernard Lyon (France)
    (Ècole Polytechnique Paris (France))

    (Radboud University of Nijmegen (The Netherlands))
    Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands)

    Ecole Politechniquye Federal de Lausanne (Switzerland)
    ETH Zürich (Switzerland)

  3. Your contact person in Uppsala
    If you go through an agreement of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, your local coordinator is
    Carla Puglia Email:

    For studies in Earth science and meteorology please contact the coordinator
    Erik Rosenberg Email:

    When you have decided where to go, you should get in contact with the coordinator in good time in advance.

  4. The application to the Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, can be down loaded here.
    This application should be sent/given to the coordinator within the deadlines given below.

  5. If you are accepted by us to participate in the exchange program, then the rest of the procedure depends on the receiving University.
    Complete and send the application form of the university you want to go to. Usually they have the application forms in their web pages. Your local contact here might have to sign it. Pay attention to possible deadlines imposed by the receiving institution.

  6. You should have a preliminary course plan that you intend to follow in the foreign institution. This will constitute what is called the "learning agreement" between the two institutions and for your particular studies.
    This plan of studies has to be agreed upon between you and the studierektor of the department/programm you are taking your studies. This guarantees that you will get the courses you follow abroad recognized when you are back. The "learning agreement" must be signed by the studierektor or person responsible for the programm you are following.

  7. You should fill an application form to get the ERASMUS stipendium. You can read the instructions and download the form here


The deadlines depend on the university you are going to, and they have different deadlines. Please check with them or ask the coordinator.

The application to the Dept. of Physics and Astronomy,
should be sent/given to the coordinator not later than 15 October , for studying abroad during a spring term,
and not later than 15 March for studying abroad during an autumn term or a whole academic year .

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