Content updated 2019-03-13

Occupational Therapy

Today's working environment and society are international and global. Studying or practicing abroad is an excellent way to equip yourself with new knowledge and skills in global issues. Invest in your future now and apply to study abroad!

As an OT student at HHJ you have a range of possibilities to become a student with unique skills which can be valuable in your future studies and career.

WHEN: semester 4 or 5
APPLICATION: See step 1 and 2 in left menu.
ASSESMENT CRITERIA: grades, amount of credits in your study programme, and extra points for engagement in JU organisations
REQUIREMENTS: good academic standing. It is not possible to undertake a study abroad program if you have more than 7.5 hp outstanding (i.e. if you have failed more than 7.5 credits) by your departure abroad.
LENGTH: one semester (3 - 5 months, depending on partner university)
PLACEMENT (VFU): is available at most of the partner universities
SCHOLARSHIPS: you can apply for Erasmus+ scholarship for studies in Europe or a Travel Grant while studying outside Europe

Learn more about the partner universities in the MOA Portal:

WHEN: semester 6
APPLICATION: in semester 5
LENGTH: 7-8 weeks (instead of "Clinical Placement with focus on Role Emergent Placement" course)
POSSIBILITIES: you can do a 7-8 weeks traineeship at OT partner universities or find your own traineeship place.


  • Chiang Mai University - Subject Area: Occupational Therapy
    Contact Teacher: Eva Edström


SCHOLARSHIPS: Erasmus+ for traineeship in Europe
HOW IT WORKS: if you would like to find your own traineeship place then you are responsible to organise all practicalities yourself and you need to get your traineeship approved by the Programme coordinator before your departure. If you would like to practice at one of our partner universities then we recommend you firstly discuss your idea with the Academic International Coordinator Wallescka Östlund or your International coordinator at the International Office.

WHEN: semester 6
APPLICATION: in semester 5
LENGTH: min. of 8 weeks
SCHOLARSHIPS: you can apply for Erasmus+ traineeship scholarship if you plan to collect data for your thesis in Europe.
TIPS: start with your application early and contact your Academic International Coordinator Wallescka Östlund who can help you to get in contact with your thesis supervisor.