WHY STUDY IN SWEDEN?
While you’re in Sweden, creative, independent and critical thinking are thoroughly encouraged, opening a myriad of opportunities for the students and giving them a chance to think from a fresher perspective. A leader in innovation, it has the highest investment in research in the world, with respect to the GDP.
It is home to some of the world’s best universities, despite a small size of population and boasts of a history in academic brilliance.
With a strong focus on rationality, reason and application of knowledge, being a student here would definitely open a host of opportunities. English being a widely spoken language, it becomes easier to gel with others. Breathtaking nature offering huge green forests, pristine beaches and ice-capped mountains will give you the opportunity to ski, hike, fish, swim and mountain bike. Known for their equality Swedes are regarded as among the most progressive in the world.
COST OF STUDY
In Sweden, the currency used is the Swedish krona (SEK).
10 INR = about 1.3 SEK
Students who are not citizens of an EU/EEA/Nordic country or Switzerland studying at the bachelor’s or master’s level need to pay the-
Application fee- SEK900 approx
Tuition fee- varies per course, but a master’s programme may cost you SEK 129,000/year while bachelor programmes are relatively cheaper.
Depending upon the choice of course, the rates mentioned below might assist with budget planning-
Social sciences and humanities – SEK 80,000 – 110,000/year
Technical programmes and natural sciences – SEK 120,000 – 145,000/year
Architecture and design – SEK 190,000 – 270,000 /year
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
- Blekinge Institute of Technology
- Chalmers University of Technology
- Dalarna University
- Ersta Sköndal University College
- GIH – the Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences
- Halmstad University
- Jönköping University
- KMH – Royal College of Music in Stockholm
- KTH Royal Institute of Technology
- Karlstad University
- Karolinska Institutet
- Kristianstad University
- Linköping University
- Linnaeus University
- Luleå University of Technology
- Lund University
- Malmö University
- Mid Sweden University
- Mälardalen University
- Royal Institute of Art
- SLU – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
- SMI – University College of Music Education in Stockholm
- Sophiahemmet University College
- Stockholm School of Economics
- Stockholm School of Theology
- Stockholm University
- Stockholm University of the Arts
- Södertörn University
- The Swedish Red Cross University College
- Umeå University
- University West
- University of Borås
- University of Gothenburg
- University of Gävle
- University of Skövde
- Uppsala University
- Örebro University
Intakes take place twice a year-
Autumn semester- August/September
Spring semester- January
The application must include the following documents
Online application form
- Documentation of general eligibility depending upon the course.
- Proof of English proficiency- IELTS, TOEFLiBT, PTE, Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments, Cambridge ESOL
- Documentation that shows programme-specific entry requirements have been met.
Students who are citizens of countries outside of the EU/EEA planning to study in Sweden for at least three months are required to apply for a residence permit for studies in Sweden.
There is no legal limit to the amount of hours international students can work during their studies. After completing your studies, you can apply to extend your residence permit to look for work for up to six months. (If you do want to work, learning Swedish is important – it’s often a requirement for jobs).