Requirements for admission to master programmes taught in English for a non-exchange student
- You must have successfully completed a programme of study in a relevant discipline at the bachelor’s level or equivalent. A transcript of records showing that the prerequisites stated for each master programme are met is required.
- You must have documented your knowledge of English through the TOEFL test (paper-based test: 575 / computer-based test: 213 / Internet-based test: 90) or IELTS (required score 6.5 - no band lower than 5.5) or equivalent.
Requirements for admission to degree programmes or single subject courses taught in English for a non-exchange student
- You must have successfully completed the upper secondary school/high school education required for university eligibility in your home country.
- You must have fulfilled the prerequisites for the programme or courses you wish to study.The specific prerequisites for each course or programme are stated in the syllabus or in the programme study plan.
- If your application is for levels other than basic level courses, a transcript of records showing that the prerequisites are met is also required.
- You must have documented knowledge of English through the TOEFL test (paper- based test: 530 / computer-based test: 173 / Internet-based test: 72) or IELTS (required score 5.5 - no band lower than 5.0).
- For students who received/will receive their final school grades after 31 December 2009, there is an additional entry requirement for mathematics. The student must have successfully completed courses in mathematics to reach the level of the Swedish course Mathematics A (approximately 10 years of mathematics studies). This mathematics requirement does not apply to students who received their final school grades before 1 January 2010.
Requirements for admission to degree programmes and single subject courses taught in Swedish for a non-exchange student
If you want to apply for a programme or course taught in Swedish, you need to meet the above mentioned requirements and also have sufficient knowledge of Swedish. Documentation of your knowledge of Swedish can be provided by TISUS (Test in Swedish for University Studies) or equivalent.
Remember that you must apply for all courses you want to take within the application period. Courses offered will run subject to a minimum of students applying for the course.
Students in their final year
Students who do not hold the required degree, but are registered for the last semester of a programme leading to such a degree, may be accepted by some universities.
An official document stating that you are likely to be awarded the degree by the start of the Swedish programme must be sent in with your application. The document must be issued through and certified by a representative of the Academic Registrar's Office, the Examinations Office or equivalent of the institution. Certification from other staff members, such as faculty or college staff members, will not be accepted.