Erasmus programme

The Department is part of the Erasmus programme, the Nordplus/Nordlys for students from the Nordic countries and Central level bilateral agreements for students from Non-European countries and the North2North programme.

Partner universities

The Department of Special Education is a member of the Erasmus Programme. Currently, the department has agreements with the following universities:

Åbo Akademi University Vasa, Åbo, Finland
University of Applied Sciences for Special Needs Education, Zurich Switzerland
University of Oslo, Norway
University of Oradea, Romania
Lithuanian Academy of Physical Education, Kaunas, Lithuania
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
Hogeschool Utrecht
Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland
The Maria Grzegorzewska Academy of Special Education, Warsaw, Poland
Pädagogische Hochschule Weingarten, Germany
Leuphana Universität, Lüneburg, Germany
Graz Catholic University College for Teacher Education, Graz, Austria
University of Cologne, Germany
Åkershus University College, Lillestrom, Norway
Swansea University, UK
University of Hertfordshire, UK
University of Bologna, Italy

Bilateral University Wide Agreements

Stockholm University has signed Bilateral university wide agreements with a good number of universities outside Europe These agreements enable non-European students to come Stockholm University as exchange students for one semester or an entire academic year.

These agreements are non-subject specific, meaning that students selected by their home universities, may apply for any subject/department at the University - provided they have the required qualifications for admission into the courses. These agreements are administered by the Office for International Student Exchange at Stockholm University and not the departments.

Contact the International Office at your university to find out if your university has such an agreement with Stockholm University, and also information relating to the application procedure. For further information, consult


These are exchange programmes for students from the Nordic countries. Contact your Coordinator for more information regarding these programmes. Nordplus


The North2North is a student exchange programmes between some universities in the artic region. This programme in transatlantic, involving some universities from North America. For more information, contact your Coordinator. North2North