Minor Programme

Organizational Change and Development

Master's Level

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Business, Law



Bachelor's degree with a specialization in behavioural sciences, business administration or equivalent. The degree has to include basic courses of at least 15 credits in Research methods and 15 credits in Organizational theory, Organizational Psychology or equivalent.


English, B1 level (Engelska 6)

The Courses

Organizational Change and Development - 15 ECTS

The aim of this course is to contribute to a deeper theoretical and methodological understanding of organizational change and development and how certain factors and conditions can be viewed as enabling/constraining organizational change and development. The course gives an overview of key areas of planned organizational change and describes various theoretical perspectives that can be applied to study change processes in organizations, (e.g. organizational politics, organizational learning and neo institutional theory) and how organizational change can be organized in practice.

How to apply

The application for spring semester 2017 will open in September with application deadline October 15. If you are selected by your home university please ask them to nominate you to All nominated students will receive an email as soon as the application form opens.

Application Procedure

When you have been selected by your home university, the application procedure will be as follows:

1. Search for courses in the course list above. Please see under "Course information and timetable" in the left hand menu before you choose your courses. Note that full-time courses at Faculty of Arts and Sciences run during four (4) periods per semester. You can choose only one full-time course for each period.

2, Check the specific requirements for each course that you want to study and make sure that you are eligible for all courses that you select.

3, Fill out the application form on-line which will open in September. The application form includes personal data, academic background, choice of courses and the period of study for your stay at Linköping University.

4, Upload the required documents:

- Transcript of records of all university education

- Proof of English*

- List of ongoing courses

- Degree certificate if applicable

All documents need to be scanned into one pdf file.

5. If you want to apply for accommodation through Linköping University make sure to cross that box on the application form. Please note that you also need to apply and sign up with other landlords and check the notice boards. Linköping University cannot guarantee accommodation.

6. Submit the form. A print-out version of your application will open for your reference.

7. Deadline for Spring semester 17 is 15 October 2016, 23.59 o´clock (UTC+2h).

8. Information and admission documents will be send during November 2016.

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