IBG's exchange destinations

As a student at the Biology Education Centre, you have good opportunities do an exchange period at a wide range of places in the world. Below you will find the places that IBG has agreements with.

Partner Universities

IBG has agreements with the following universities:

Austria

Austria doesn’t have the same semester periods as we do, but instead a winter and a summer semester.

Universität Wien
Courses given in English within biology. Courses within microbiology are not included in our agreement, but can be possible to arrange when the student has arrived.

Belgium

KU Leuven
Courses given in English in many fields of biology.
Possibility to do a degree project within the exchange.
Course catalogue.

University of Namur
Courses given in English at advanced level mainly within cell and molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry and ecology. Most courses are offered during the autumn semester.
Possibility to do a degree project within the exchange.

Czech Republic

Charles University Prague
Courses given in English in many fields of biology.
Course catalogue. 

Estonia

University of Tartu
Courses given in English in many fields of biology.
Possibility to do a degree project within the exchange.

France

Université Catholique de l'Ouest, Angers
Courses given in English in ecology and sustainable development. Courses in other fields of biology are given in French.

École normale supérieure de Lyon
Courses given in English at advanced level primarily in immunology and cell- and molecular biology. To certain extent also in other fields.
Course catalogue

Université Grenoble Alpes
The university offers a large amount of courses in English within structure biology, development biology, neuroscience, immunology, infection biology, microbiology, cancer biology, epigenetics and nano biotechnology. Courses in ecology and biodiversity are given in French.
Course catalogue. 

Germany

Germany doesn’t have the same semester periods as we do, but instead a winter and a summer semester.

RWTH Aachen University
A limited amount of biology courses are offered in English.
Possibility to do a degree project within the exchange.

Universität Bonn
A limited amount of biology courses are offered in English.

Universität Freiburg
Courses given in English at advanced level within cell and molecular biology, immunology, microbiology and neuroscience.

Universität Hamburg
Courses in English in within molecular plant science. Other fields in biology are primarily given in German. Possibility to do a degree project within the exchange.

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Courses given in English in many fields of biology, but only for master students.
Possibility to do a degree project within the exchange

Universität Rostock
Only courses given in German. Possibility to do a degree project within the exchange.

Universität Bielefeld
Courses given in English at advanced level within Ecology and environmental change, behavior biology and Genome based systems biology.
Possibility to do a degree project within the exchange.
Course catalogue. 

Universität Tübingen
Courses given in English at advanced level within evolution and ecology, cell and molecular plant biology, molecular biology and neurobiology.
Possibility to do a degree project within the exchange

Greece

University of Crete
Basically no courses are offered in English.
Possibility to do a degree project within the exchange.

Italy

Università Degli Studi di Trieste
Courses given in English at advanced level in neuroscience, medical biotechnology, global change ecology and functional genomics.
Possibility to do a degree project within the exchange.

Latvia

University of Latvia
Courses given in English in molecular biology, ecology, aquatic biology and human physiology.
Course catalogue.

The Netherlands

Radboud University Nijmegen
Courses given in English within the whole field of biology. The university has a particularly strong field within microbiology and aquatic biology.
Possibility to do a degree project within the exchange.

Universiteit Leiden
For bachelor students, courses in English are offered during the autumn semester as a 30 credit minor in either biotechnology, human evolution or biodiversity.
During spring semester, students do a 30 credit project.
At master level, courses in the whole biology field are offered in English.

Universiteit Wageningen
Courses given in English in many fields of biology.

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
In the autumns, bachelor students are offered to attend a 30 credit minor in either ecology or evolutionary biology. Other fields, such as neuroscience, could also be possible. Apart from this, regular courses in English, in many fields of biology are given throughout the year for both bachelor and master students.

Romania

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi
Courses given in English for undergraduate students within animal physiology, ecology, aquatic biology and microbiology. At advanced level within genomics.

Switzerland

The Universities in Switzerland are not part of the ERASMUS-programme, but as an exchange student, you will receive a scholarship with a similar amount as the ERASMUS grant.

Universität Bern
Courses given in English within cell biology, plant biology, ecology and evolution.

ETH Zürich
Courses given in English in many fields of biology.
Possibility to do a degree project within the exchange.

Université de Lausanne
The agreement with Lausanne is primarily for students within the MEME master programme and their master thesis.

Spain

Universidad de Granada
Courses in English whithin a wide biology field, but only at undergraduate level. Possibility to do a degree project, but also only at bachelor level.
Course catalogue.

Universidad de León
Only courses given in Spanish in many fields of biology.
Possibility to do a degree project within the exchange.

United Kingdom

Exchange studies within the ERASMUS frame work will be possible until Spring semester 2023. For exchange studies more than six months, a student visa is required.

University of Edinburgh
Courses in a wide biological field. Only undergraduate courses are offered.

Contact

For questions and more information for each exchange agreement, contact the Biology coordinators for international mobility, Sofia Thorsélius and Robert Malmgren exchange@ibg.uu.se

You can also book an appointment www.teknat.uu.se/boka Go to “Study Guidance Biology”.

Last modified: 2021-04-29