Founded in 1998, Malmö University has had a keen focus on its social commitment to both the local community and student life. It has informed the university’s approach to education through close collaboration with the city and surrounding community; providing an excellent student exchange experience. The university is committed to being an internationally recognised institution, offering over 30 degrees in English with just over 24,000 students enrolled.
Ranked the 14th best university in Sweden and coming in the top 500 universities in Europe, the university offers exchange students a world class education in the heart of a city with a rich and diverse background. Sweden is also recognised as the 5th highest ranking country for education and research quality world-wide.
Programmes of study
DMU’s exchange agreement with Malmö University allows students enrolled on the following programmes to study abroad:
Modules will be available in English and further information about the study options can be found here (Exchange students may not be eligible for all courses listed. You will receive a full list upon your successful application).
You are also highly encouraged to participate in the following optional courses:
- Introduction programme: Designed to help international students integrate with the student life at Malmö and explore what the city has to offer.
- Swedish language course: An introduction to the Swedish language, culture and society.
Learn more about campus activities and events
On top of your studies, Malmö has a range of activities for students to get involved in during their free time. Awarded student city of the year 2021/22, the picturesque city of Malmö provides activities for everyone: Why not take a stroll through one of the city’s parks? Take a dip in the ocean? Attend a concert? Explore the cultural background of the city or hop on a 40-minute train to Copenhagen. Malmö will never leave you stuck for something to do, all in addition to the universities social events provided through the SU.
Travel & accommodation
Visas & insurance
Living costs in Sweden tend to be higher than those in the UK. We recommend that you do further independent research to gain a better understanding of the cost of your year abroad. To help you, we have created a simple cost comparison between the UK and Sweden: