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Occupational Therapy

About the programme

The Occupational therapy programme at Sahlgrenska Academy is a three-year Bachelor programme corresponding to 180 higher education credits. The programme has got admission once a year with an intake of approximately 45 students in each intake (autumn semester).

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

Courses for Occupational therapy students

  • International partner students can choose/combine courses below depending on length and needs from partner university.
  • Clinical rotation in Occupational therapy
  • Degree project in Occupational therapy, 15 credits (10 weeks)
  • Swedish course (only certificate, no academic credits)
  • Nordic students with Swedish language skills are welcome to take part in other courses offered in Swedish.
  • An interprofessional faculty course, Multicultural encounters and intercultural communication in healthcare, is offered in English each spring for interested exchange students (evening and part-time) in addition to above.

Academic year 2019-2020

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

AY 2020/21
Autumn semester 2020: 31 August – 17 January
Spring semester 2021: 18 January – 6 June

Some educations programs may start earlier or later.

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

Evelina Nyström

Academic Coordinator

Susanne Gustafsson

Programme overview

Occupational therapy curriculum

Occupational therapy program information sheet

Page Manager: Rebecca Törnqvist|Last update: 11/13/2019

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