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Double Degree University of Gothenburg

First year students have the possibility to apply and those selected will spend their second year at the University of Gothenburg. At the end of the program, they will earn two degrees.

For the academic year 2020/2021 we offer two positions on the Dual Degree Program at the University of Gothenburg. The selection will be based on merit (the first semester exams performance).

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FAQ sheet for candidates from University of Rome Tor Vergata

What are the admission requirements for the Double Degree program?

Candidates must be officially enrolled at their home institution.
Candidates must have completed at least 60 ECTS at their home institution.

How many places are available?

A maximum of two students will be selected each academic year by the home institution.

How is the selection done?

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their GPA by the home institution.
Candidates must have completed at least 60 credits at their home institution.

Where do I pay tuition?

No tuition fee will be charged by the host university but students will be liable for all expenses including visa, travel, housing etc. Students will still have to pay all tuition fees at their home institution.

Do students receive funding?

Selected students are suggested to apply for an Erasmus scholarship lasting 12months.

Which university rule will apply when I am abroad studying at the host institution?

Students will follow all the rules of the host institutions. They cannot for example reject marks or retake exams as many times as they wish! 

Where can I find information about the program of study?

Students can find course schedules by connecting to the Gothenburg University website.

Which courses can I take?

Each semester is divided 4 periods at Gothenburg University. The courses give 7,5 credits, which is defined as 5 weeks of full time work. The course are mostly full speed.

In your second year you can take the following courses:






3 1 Health Economics*** 7.5
  2 Advanced Environmental and Resource Economics 7.5
  3-4 Economic Research Process 7.5
  3-4 Applied Econometrics 7.5
4   Thesis 30

Common alternative courses:

***Corporate Finance

Also other alternative courses are available and may be substituted for non-core courses. Find more detailed information about the courses within the programme by visiting the learning platform GUL

How will my dissertation be supervised?

Provided a student has completed all courses, obtained enough credits, received a passing grade on his/her thesis and on his/her oral defense in English, and has met all additional requirements of both institutions according to this Double Degree programme, he/she will be awarded the corresponding Master Degree from each institution according this agreement. Each Double Degree students (All Double Degree students) will be assigned a faculty member from the host institution as a mentor.

The final thesis of the students participating to the programme maybe defended at the home institution, host institution, or both. The joint commission will propose the final grade to be assigned to the students who completed all the requirements for the Double Degree by taking into account the grades reported in the exams and the thesis.

How marks are converted?



30 e lode 90-100 A
30 85-89 B
29 80-84
28 75-79 C
27 70-74
26 68-69
25 66-67
24 65 D
23 64
22 63
21 62 E
20 61
19 60


Do I need to apply for a study visa?

EU citizens have the right to work, study or live in Sweden without a residence permit if they can show they have “right of residence” which means they are employed, self-employed, a student or have sufficient means to support oneself.
Those who have the right of residence in Sweden do not need to contact the Swedish Migration Agency.

Non EU citizens who want to visit Sweden for more than 90 days need to apply for a “visitor’s permit”. Information can be found on the website of the Swedish Migration Agency regarding the application procedure and the documents requested. Depending on the reason for the visit, different documents are requested.

Student Testimonies

Class 2016/2017

Brignone Davide

2017/2018 Double Degree Program
Class 2018/2019

Machiorlatti Matteo

2019/2020 Double Degree Program
Class 2017/2018

Pannozzo Davide

2018/2019 Double Degree Program
Class 2019/2020

Salvi Giulia

2020/2021 Double Degree Program
Class 2018/2019

Santi Matteo

2019/2020 Double Degree Program
Class 2017/2018

Sfregola Massimiliano

2018/2019 Double Degree Program
Class 2016/2017

Vocalelli Giorgio

2017/2019 Double Degree Program