Vaxjo, Sweden—Study Abroad
This program is offered through the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) at Linnaeus University. Linnaeus University, the second largest university in southern Sweden, has an enrollment of approximately 14,000 Swedish and international students from over 40 countries. Although the majority of courses at the university are taught in Swedish, there are many courses in a wide range of fields taught in English which are open to USAC students.
Växjö is the capital of the Kronoberg region in southeastern Sweden. It was an important trading center as early as the 8th century and is located in the heart of the “Kingdom of Crystal,” so-called because world famous glassworks such as Kosta Boda and Orrefors are located there. Växjö is also known for its high-tech industry, paper and furniture manufacturing.
Courses taught at Linnaeus University are of two types: those arranged in a full-semester course and those taught as single-subject courses. See USAC for complete list of options.