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About the programme

The Nursing programme at Sahlgrenska Academy is a three-year Bachelor programme corresponding to 180 higher education credits. The programme has got admission twice a year with an intake of approximately 140 students in each intake. The programme starts both in August (autumn) and January (spring).

The full programme is offered in Swedish and English courses/clinical placements are only open to nominated partner university students.

Maximum of 12 partner students can be accepted each semester.

Courses for Nursing students

  • Courses in semester 1-4 and 6 are taught in Swedish.
  • Semester 5 is open to international students.
  • International partner students can choose/combine courses below depending on length and needs from partner university.
  • Swedish speaking/Nordic students can also study Swedish-taught courses.

Academic year 2019 - 2020

Autumn semester 2019: 2 September – 19 January, 2020
Spring semester 2020: 20 January – 7 June, 2020

Period 1: September 2 - October 6

OM4400      Nursing care in complex care situations (7,5 credits)

Period 2: October 7 - December 15

OM6390Clinical rotation in Nursing (15 credits)

Spring 2020

Spring semester 2020: 20 January – 7 June, 2020

Period 1: January 20 - February 23, 2020

OM4400        Nursing care in complex care situations

Period 2: February 24 - May 3, 2020

OM6390Clinical rotation in Nursing

Period 1, 2 and 3: February - May

0M3203         Multicultural encounters and intercultural communication in health care (part-time evenings, once a week from Feb - May)

Our partners

Partnerships and agreements are quality-assured with academic and administrative staff to ensure the collaboration will work both ways. Find our student exchange agreements here.

Requests from freemovers

Unfortunately, we have no possibility accepting freemover* applicants to courses and clinical placements.

*A freemover is an international student who applies to a university abroad on his/her own, without beeing part of an exchange programme.

International Coordinator

Contact Rebecca Törnqvist

Academic Coordinator

Contact Azar Hedemalm 

Program in Nursing (3 yrs)

Semester 1
Nursing as a profession and subject
Introduction to scientific methodology
Anatomy and physiology

Semester 2
Symptoms and signs of illness
Drug preparation and administration

Semester 3
Nursing in health and illness

Semester 4
Environmental impact on health and illness
Scientific Methodology

Semester 5
Nursing care in complex care situationsDegree project in NursingMulticultural encounters and intercultural communication
Semester 6
Leadership and Learning
Clinical Practice in Nursing

Page Manager: Rebecca Törnqvist|Last update: 9/17/2019

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