Students

4. How does the selection process work?

The selection is based on three criteria.

1. Traineeship prioritisation 1–4 points.

  • Students conducting their traineeship in a country that is not their home country and whose traineeship in full or in part will result in credits towards a degree. For a full-time traineeship, 1 week should correspond to approximately 1.5 credits. (4 points)

  • Students conducting their traineeship in their home country (not Sweden) and whose traineeship in full or in part will result in credits towards a degree. For a full-time traineeship, 1 week should correspond to approximately 1.5 credits. (3 points)
  • Students conducting their traineeship in a country that is not their home country and whose traineeship will not be credit-bearing but will be recognised in a note in the Degree Diploma Supplement. (2 points)

  • Students conducting their traineeship in a country that is not their home country and whose traineeship will not be credit-bearing, nor will it be recognised in a note in the Degree Diploma Supplement. (1 point)

2. Academic Purpose Statement 1–4 points.

1 point – an APS has been submitted but has very little relevance for exchange studies
2 points – the purpose is weak and/or deficient
3 points – the purpose is clear and has some academic/professional merit
4. Points – the purpose is exceptionally well motivated and has great academic/professional relevance.

3. Other

A student studying an underrepresented subject scores +0.1 points.
A student who has been involved in mentor/welcoming activities scores +0.1 points.
A student who has previously participated in Erasmus via UU scores -0.1 points.

If students receive the same number of points, they will be interviewed. You can read the full selection process document here.

5. Before, during and after