Exchange student

Hello, exchange student! We are pleased that you have chosen to study here in Karlstad at one of Sweden's youngest and most modern universities. We hope you will enjoy your time with us during your stay in Karlstad.

How to apply

This information is for those of you who are applying for accomodation during the fall semester 2022.

1. Information about semesters and rooms


Accommodations are rented for the whole semester: 

Fall: August15th - January 14th

If you are interested in renting for a period less than one semester, you will need to arrange your own accommodation.

Room types

We have three different room sizes at Campus, located just minutes away from the university. We will assign you with a room and it is not possible to change the room you are given. 

2. Confirmation from us

We will send you an e-mail that confirms your reservation and informs you about the room we have given you. 

What if I don’t become admitted for studies?

If you don’t become admitted for studies at Karlstad University, we will not make any room reservation for you.

3. You pay your rent in advance

As an exchange student, you pay your rent for the whole semester in advance. Here is information on how to make your payment. The payment must be made by August 8th at the latest. Read more about how to pay your rent here. 

4. Contract and keys

Starting date for your contract is August the 15th 2022.

You can't have your key before the starting date of your contract. When you arrive at Karlstad: visit the caretakers’ office at Campus during their opening hours to sign the contract and get your keys. Read more about contract and keys here.