Apply as exchange student

On this page you can find information on how to apply for studies at Halmstad University if you are an exchange student coming to Halmstad University within an exchange agreement.

Instructions on how to apply:

1. Choose your courses and plan your studies

Look through the exchange courses offered at Halmstad University. There is a dropdown list next to the syllabys that you need to look at, click on "show education info" and read the level and entry requirements carefully! Double check so that the courses are divided equally over the semester periods. You find the start week at the same place. Discuss your course selection with your home university and have them approved. This is important so that you can transfer the credits to your home university.

Courses for exchange students

Please read the information about course selection carefully since it we cannot guarantee that you can change courses at a later stage. Try to keep your choice of courses within your study field or try to select packages that match. Please note that there is no add and drop period at Halmstad University.

Course selection

2. Prepare your papers

Make sure to have all required documents ready to be uploaded. The coordinator at your home university needs to sign the confirmation of nomination which later needs to be uploaded online.

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3. Online application 1 – Local system, Moveon

In order to apply for your exchange studies you need to create an account in the digital portal Moveon. Instructions on how to fill out the application will be available in Moveon when the regsitration period is open. The signed copy of the confirmation of nomination should be uploaded during the application process.

If you are going to stay in Halmstad for one year, make sure to mark this clearly in the application in Moveon. You will not be able to select courses for one year at University Admissions, you have to apply for the courses for the second semester at a later stage.

Once you have finalised your application you will receive an email confirming that your application has been received and a link to use for selecting course. You will also receive information regarding how to apply through our national system University Admissions (see step 4).

Apply via MoveOn External link.

4. Online application 2 – National system, University Admissions

To be able to start your application at University Admissions, you must use the link you received in the e-mail after completing the application in Moveon (see step 3).

  • Select and submit your chosen courses.
    If you want to change your selection of courses before the deadline you have to use the link from the email again.
  • Create an account.
    It is important that you regularly check the email address that you signed up with when creating an account at Unversity Admissions. We will communicate with you through this email address.

After you have submitted your course selection, please upload the documents listed below. You do not have to upload any other documents even though additional documents may be listed on University Admissions:

  • Transcript of Records in English language
  • Confirmation of Nomination (signed by the home institution)
  • Identification documentation/passport

You can follow the status of your application on your account at University Admissions. Please note that all applications will have the status "UNQUALIFIED" until processed. If you have problems with your application please send an email to below email address. If Halmstad University is not notified beforehand, late applications will not be processed. We will communicate about your selection via your account at, so please check it regulary.

5. Admission letter

When the admission results are finalised in mid-November, you will be able to download your admissions letter (Notification of Selection Results) through your account at University Admissions.

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6. Welcome email

If you are admitted to Halmstad University you will receive an email from us with more information on which steps to follow in order to start your studies. Please note that all applications will have the status "UNQUALIFIED" until processed.

Meet our international coordinators

If you have questions or need help with your exchange application, contact one of the University's international coordinators.

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Halmstad University's International Coordinators: Eva Strid, Hanna Jageklint and Ellinor Larsson.