For students attending the Master's Programme in Nutrition Science (120 ECTS) Study abroad, Master's Programme in Nutrition Science (120 credits)
Studying in another country is a unique experience. To have the opportunity to experience another culture from the inside is an interesting, developmental and instructive process. During the programme there are several possibilities for studying abroad.
Studying abroad means not only academic development, but it also provides insights and experiences that you will profit from in your future life, both professionally and personally. You will probably make lifelong friends and many other interesting contacts. To study abroad you need to be flexible and have a capacity for initiative.
Here are the different possibilities for studying abroad in connection to the Master’s Programme in Nutrition Science. More detailed information is given below.
You can apply for exchange studies during semester 3 or 4.
- You can search and apply for courses on your own (up to 30 credits) at another university and include those as elective courses in the programme. See also elective courses.
- You can do a degree project at Deakin University, our partner university for the programme (exchange studies).
- You can do your degree project (30, 45 or 60 credits) somewhere else abroad by finding a possible supervisor or project yourself. Depending on where the project is done, it may be possible to apply for a scholarship, for example Erasmus+ traineeship within Europe.
Exchange opportunity with Deakin University
You can do an exchange with Deakin University in Australia. Read more about how to go about and apply. Here you can also read the answers to some FAQ:s.
If you are a programme student you have great opportunities to carry out part of your education abroad.
If you will be collecting data for your Master's thesis at a university that is not on the partner university list, you might consider applying for external funds. Please note that most of the information is in Swedish.
- Carl Erik Levins travel grant. Information and application in Swedish.
Instructions (in Swedish)
- Erasmus+ Traineeship scholarship (only valid in certain countries)
- Göteborgs universitet has compiled a vast list of possible scholarships to apply for (in English)
- Karolinska Institutet Foundation Scholarships
- Länsstyrelserna (The County Administrative Board) has a good database to search through (in Swedish)
- Medicinska Föreningens samstiftelse för studieresor
- The Nordic Africa Institute
- Through SEB you can find scholarships for travel (“resa”) and medical research (”medicinsk forskning”), in Swedish:
http://www.stiftelseansokan.se/ | http://stiftelsemedel.se/companylist/
- A few scholarships can be found through Uppsala Universitet
To find out more about the opportunities, regulations and how to go about in relation to doing your Degree Project abroad, please contact the international coordinator or your programme director.