|Homepage:||Click to visit|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
|MSU Sponsoring Academic Dept(s):||Open to all Majors||Minimum GPA:||2.5|
|Required Class Status:||2nd Year||Exchange Program:||Yes|
|Language of Instruction:||English||Intent of Program:||Study at a college or university|
|Program Length:||Semester or Year||Application(s) Required:||Exchange application, Minnesota State Mankato (Online Through This Site)|
|Accommodation Options:||Apartment, Dormitory, Homestay||Program sponsorship indicator:||Mankato Program|
All students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.5. MSU students must enroll in at least 12 credits while in Sweden.
All courses and syllabi for Halmstad University are available on the university's website. For further information and advice about courses, consult with the Kearney International Center (CSU250).
MSU Exchange Students are required to take a language/culture course, but no previous foreign language experience in Swedish is required. Elementary Swedish (SCAN111) and Intermediate Swedish (SCAN 295) are offered at MSU each semester.
Halmstad is a city of 90,000 at the mouth of the Nissan River in Halland County, south-western Sweden. It is an industrial port, university, and recreational city. The university is a truly international setting, where peoples of different cultures and languages can meet. The University is well known for the extensive range of its education and small groups of students. Furthermore, research at the University is internationally renowned. The University also participates actively in society and community development projects through an extensive program of cooperative ventures involving the business and public sectors.
The nearest airport is in Copenhagen, Denmark, and then take the train to Halmstad.
Student support/Student union
The academic calendar at Halmstad University is similar to MSU. The academic year is divided into two terms: the autumn term begins at the end of August and lasts until mid-January. The spring term begins in mid-January and lasts until the beginning of June. Both terms lasts for approximately 20 weeks. For more specific dates, please click here. Orientation week is 1 week before lectures start. **There is only an orientation week for the Autumn semester.
All incoming exchange students to Halmstad University should apply online. The online application should be printed and signed by both the student and the international coordinator at the home university. ***More information on application procedures***
Exchange students studying at Halmstad University have the choice to live in one of three accommodations. Residence halls, furnished flats, and home stays are all available. Deadlines for applications, deposit information, and descriptions of all the above are on Halmstad University's accommodation page. Cost of living information can be found here.