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About the programme

The Physiotherapy programme at Sahlgrenska Academy is a three-year Bachelor programme corresponding to 180 higher education credits. The programme leads up to a Degree of Bachelor of Medical Science with a major in Physiotherapy. The programme has got admission twice a year with an intake of approximately 36 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 offered to partner university students.

Courses for Physiotherapy students

International partner students can choose/combine courses below depending on length and needs from partner university.

  • Clinical rotation in Physiotherapy
  • Degree project/data collection in Physiotherapy, 15 credits (10 weeks)
  • Swedish course (only certificate, no academic credits)

In addition an interprofessional evening course is offered in spring during the period January -June:

OM3203, Multicultural encounters and intercultural communication in health care, 7,5 hec
Swedish-speaking/Nordic exchange students are welcome to apply for any course within the programme.

Academic year 2019- 2020

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

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 Mari Lundberg

Page Manager: Rebecca Törnqvist|Last update: 7/10/2019

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