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Why Study in Sweden

You are encouraged to think independently, creatively and critically when you study in Sweden. You will develop your ability to question the status by evaluating information, looking for new perspectives and well-informed opinions

Education System in Sweden

The Swedish higher education system is similar to that of other European countries. Here are the basics. Swedish universities offer European standard degree programmes. This includes bachelor programs, master programs, and doctoral programs.

Cost Of Studying in Sweden

Students usually join the local student union for a small membership fee. This gives you access to various student activities and student discounts. Fees range from SEK 50-350 per semester, depending on the union.

Student Visa Process

Visa and residence permit rules vary depending on the country of nationality of international students in Sweden. The guidelines for each of the three main categories: EU / EEE citizens, Swiss and non-EU / EEA citizens will be presented below.

Universities In Sweden

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Why Study In Sweden?

Swedes are known for their high academic standards and amazing education system. Not only do they foster most of the world leading companies and the Nobel Prize, but they also make sure that anyone who studies in Sweden gets equal opportunities. If you are wondering why Sweden, here are a number of reasons that will be able to persuade you that Sweden is the best choice for higher education.

 

Focus on Creativity and Innovation

 

Sweden is one of the most research-oriented countries in the world. Their investment in Research and Development is significantly higher than those of other countries. Swedish companies have made their presence known worldwide and are leaders in innovation. In Sweden, students are encouraged to think creatively and be a part of the solution. They are taught to reason and question rather than rote learning. Here, students are taught that thinking for themselves and voice their opinions is a very important part of the learning process.

 

High Academic Standards

 

Sweden’s history of Academic Excellence is almost unparalleled. Right from the 15th century, it has been home to several leading universities of the world. And of course, everyone knows that Sweden is the country where the Nobel Prize originated. With such high academic standards, Sweden is the ideal choice for higher education.

 

A Wide Range of Choices

 

Students have a wide range of choices when they apply in Sweden. Here more than 450 masters degrees are offered in subjects as varied as human rights laws and engineering by Swedish universities. 

 

More English Speaking People

 

Almost all Swedes are fluent in English so that foreign students do not encounter any language issue when they study here. Sweden also boasts of the highest number of foreign students making it a hub of learning. Many Swedish companies use English as the official language.

Higher Education System In Sweden

The Swedish higher education system is similar to that of other European countries. Here are the basics!

 

Swedish universities offer European standard degree programmes. This includes bachelor programs, master programs, and doctoral programs.

 

*After upper secondary school (high school), the bachelor’s programs, also known as undergraduate programs, usually last three years (180 ECTS credits).

 

*Master’s programs, also known as graduate programs, are based on knowledge gained during bachelor’s studies and can last for one or two years (60 or 120 ECTS credits).

 

*Ph.D. programs, also known as doctoral programs, are research degrees that involve several years of dissertation work. The duration and implementation ofPh.D.D programs in Sweden vary from university to university.

 

Programmes and the course: What’s the difference?

 

There are several courses in a specific field of study leading up to a special degree at a degree program in the Swedish university. Courses are the building blocks of each program, sometimes referred to as modules in other countries. Students take one major course or several smaller courses each semester. It is also possible to apply instead of applying for a full-scale program.

Cost of studying in Sweden.

How costly is studying in Sweden? The annual cost of higher education in Sweden varies according to the university and program. Tuition costs in Sweden range from estimated SEK 80,000 per year (as of October 2016, approximately EUR 8,300 or 9,200 USD) to SEK 130,000 (or approximately EUR 13,000 or $14,600 USD). All Swedish students must purchase their own books and spend an average of SEK 750 per month for this specific purpose.

 

Students usually join the local student union for a small membership fee. This gives you access to various student activities and student discounts. Fees range from SEK 50-350 per semester, depending on the union.

Living costs depend on the location of study (bigger cities are generally more expensive) but are approximately 8000 SEK per month including rent or 925 USD/830 EUR as of October, 2016.

 

The cost of healthcare for international students varies depending on whether you are an EU/EEA/Swiss citizen or not as well as the duration of your studies in Sweden.

 

 

Student union fees

 

Students usually join the local student union for a small membership fee. This gives you access to various student activities and student discounts. Fees range from SEK 50-350 per semester, depending on the union. Your relevant student union can provide information on membership fees and benefits.

Visa Process to Study In Sweden

Visa and residence permit rules vary depending on the country of nationality of international students in Sweden.

 

The guidelines for each of the three main categories: EU / EEE citizens, Swiss and non-EU / EEA citizens will be presented below.

 

For the European Union and the European Economic Area, EU / EEA stands.

If you are uncertain whether your country is an EU / EEA member, check the list of EU / EEA countries in UniversityAdmissions. SE.

 

Stays of less than three months

If you’ll be staying in Sweden for less than three months, you’ll need a visa if the country that issues your passport is on this list. If your country of citizenship is not on the list, you generally can enter Sweden without a visa.

Read about how to apply for a visa at the Swedish Migration Agency’s website.

 

Stays longer than three months

 

You’ll need a residence permit before coming to Sweden if your study in Sweden lasts more than three months. To be eligible, you have to be enrolled in fully accredited Swedish university studies and have paid your first fee.

You have to pay your first tuition fee payment in order to apply for a residence permit for study.

Prepare the supporting documentation you support. This includes copies of your passport and admission letter and proof that, in your period as a student in Sweden, you can provide financial support.

You will need proof of complete health insurance if you stay in Sweden for less than one year.

Send a online application.

Pay the application fee for the request.

The current waiting time for a residence permit for studies is three months or more, so be sure to submit your application as soon as possible after paying your first tuition fee installment.

 

Citizens of EU/EEA/Nordic countries

 

Citizens of EU/EEA/Nordic counties can live and study in Sweden without a residence permit or visa. If you’ll be staying in Sweden for more than twelve months, you should register with the Swedish Tax Agency.

 

Citizens of Switzerland

 

Swiss citizens can enter Sweden without a residence permit or visa. However, if you’ll be studying in Sweden for longer than three months, you’ll need to apply for a residence permit for studies.

Visit the Swedish Migration Agency’s website for information on how to apply for a residence permit as a Swiss citizen

Our Partner Universities

Sr.No.NameWebsite
1Uppsala University, Uppsalawww.uu.se/en
2Linnaeus University, Växjö lnu.se/en/
3University of Skövde, Skovde www.his.se/en
4Halmstad University, Halmstad www.hh.se
5Jonkoping University, Jonkopinghj.se/en.html
6Dalarna University, Falun www.du.se/en
7Kristianstad University, Kristianstad www.hkr.se

8Lund University, Lund (CEG) www.oncampus.global/europe/oncampus-lund-sweden/about-us.htm