Lulea, Sweden—Study Abroad
Michigan Tech has an exchange student agreement with the Lulea University of Technology (LTU). Founded in 1971 Luleå University of Technology has a modern campus and state-of-the-art laboratories and modern lecture halls. LTU conducts research within the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. LTU provides education in the spheres of engineering, the social sciences, the humanities, teaching, music, media education, and drama. In addition to the main campus in Luleå, there are campuses in Piteå, Boden, Kiruna and Skellefteå. Each year, approximately 200 students from Luleå study abroad and 300 exchange students from other countries come to Luleå.
Luleå is a city of contrasts. Summer is bright, warm and pleasant. It is a time when skis and snowboards are ex-changed for bikinis and wakeboards. At sidewalk cafés, people gather to relax and enjoy the Midnight Sun and Sweden’s sunniest summer. The city of Luleå has so much to offer. You’ll discover an exciting culture and entertainment scene, and if you’re into sports, you can watch national league ice hockey and basketball right here in Luleå.
Over 200 undergraduate courses are offered in English at Luleå University of Technology in the fields of engineering, business administration, music and education, however, students with sufficient knowledge of Swedish are welcome to take any suitable course. Swedish language courses are also offered.