5. Students at the School of Business and Economics

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Students in numbers

Linnaeus University has about 44,000 registered students (2021). 

The School of Business and Economics has about 3,200 students (2021). (International students account for approximatelyt 13% of those).

Students’ union


Linnékåren is the student union for all students at Linnaeus University. 

Student associations

The School of Business and Economics has two student associations; Kalmar ESS for the students in Kalmar and EHVS for the students in Växjö.

There are two associations for international students; ESN in Kalmar and VIS in Växjö. These are open for all international students at Linnaeus University.

Student influence

Student representatives

All students at Linnaeus University have the right to act as a student representative in all preparatory and decision-making bodies that have an impact on the education and the students' study situation.

Course evaluations

All students are offered to conduct a course evaluation after each course. For more see chapter 6 in the Faculty Handbook.

Students' rights and responsibility

The faculty code of conduct 

Central information on student rights and responsibilities 

National students

All national students are exempted from fees.

International students

  • Exchange students - Students who come from one of Linnaeus University’s or the School of Business and Economics’ partner universities. Exchange students are mainly handled by the International Office.
  • Double Degree - Some programmes welcome students from selected partners to join for a year to be eligible for a Double Degree. When completed, the students will be awarded a degree from their university as well as a general degree from Linnaeus University.
  • Non-fee paying students (EU, EEA, CH) - Students applying to courses and programmes outside our partner agreements. These students do not need to pay tuition fees for their studies.
  • Fee-paying students - Students that are third country nationals are required to pay tuition fees for their studies at the university. The levels of tuition fees are set by the university and the payments are handled by the central administration.
    • Scholarships for fee-paying students - Fee-paying students can apply for different kinds of scholarships. When applying for a programme the applicant will get information on how to apply for a scholarship. The programme coordinators are involved in the process of evaluating the applications.


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