WHY STUDY IN SWEDEN
⦁ Swedish Society and the Student Environment, Swedish universities have an open learning environment, with a strong focus on group work and cooperation.
⦁ Students are given excellent opportunities for business interaction, as the country, with its unique, world-class environment for technology, knowledge, innovation and entrepreneurship, hosts an impressive breadth of global companies.
⦁ Sweden is ranked as the most creative country in the world, has one of the highest levels of gender equality and is well known for its eco-friendly culture.
⦁ English is spoken by 89% of the population, allowing students to have a unique European experience without language barriers.
⦁ Sweden has a long and proud history of academic excellence and despite its relatively small population, it’s home to some of the world’s best universities.
Higher Education in Sweden is offered at 2 types of Universities
⦁ Högskola (university or university college):
These Universities are more focused on applied sciences, and only have limited rights granting doctor’s degrees
Travel health Insurance is a must at the time of applying to Visa and upon arrival in Sweden Health insurance is mandatory
International student in Sweden are allowed to work alongside studies. There is no official limitation on the amount of hours students are allowed to work, priority has to be given to studies. Universities have help desk which assists student in finding part time job during studies. Universities also guide students with respect to preparing CV handling interview at job fairs
STAY BACK OPTIONS
Students must receive offer of employment and have to apply for work permit before their study permit expires, as there is no additional time given to apply. It is possible to receive the work permit and work if students meet certain conditions.
⦁ Intakes: August , January
⦁ Tuition fee: SEK 80,000–140,000 per academic year
⦁ Living cost: SEK 7,300 per month
Swedish universities offer bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD degrees
The application period Master’s programs starting autumn 2015 is 17th October. The application will be open until 15th January.
Yes Universities set their own tuition fees, and these vary between SEK 80,000–140,000 per academic year
Can apply for up to 4 programs at Master’s level viawww.universityadmissions.se and must rank them in order of preference.
The Swedish Institute offers some scholarships to postgraduate studies. Universities offer a range of different scholarship programmes for international students to help cover tuition fees or living costs.
No, all TOEFL tests must be sent straight from Educational Testing Service (ETS) and reach University Admissions in Sweden by the deadline for submitting documents.
Deadline for receipt of supporting academic documents is 1 February 2015
LIST OF UNIVERSITIES
⦁ Chalmers University of Technology
⦁ Jönköping University School Of Engineering
⦁ Uppsala University
⦁ Lund University
⦁ University of Gothenburg
⦁ Stockholm University
⦁ Karolinska Institutet
⦁ Umeå University
⦁ Royal Institute of Technology
⦁ Linköping University
⦁ Karlstad University
⦁ Örebro University
⦁ Karolinska Institute
⦁ Blekinge Institute of Technology
⦁ Halmstad University
⦁ Mälardalen University