Why Study in Sweden?
Studying in Sweden is unique, and you will not find an experience like it anywhere else in the world. Swedish educational institutions provide an exciting as well as open environment, with a strong focus on cooperation. This will give you valuable skills that you cannot find at other universities across the world. The global job market rewards ambitious, innovative and perceptive team players, and you will be able to show that you are a team player because of the education that you get there. You will also learn techniques for working in a team that you may have never considered had you studied somewhere else that encouraged individuality over teamwork.
Cost of Education in Sweden?
Non-EU students Starting in the autumn semester, non-EU students will be required to pay registration and tuition fees for studies at higher education in Sweden with the exceptions as mentioned above. According to a proposal from the Swedish Ministry of Education, the registration fee will amount to about SEK 900 (ca. EUR 95). Although institutions are free to decide the amount of the tuition fee related to their academic offer, the usual tuition fees for non-EU students are about SEK 90000 (ca. EUR 9700) for Humanities/Law/Social Science courses and about SEK 140000 (ca. EUR 15000) for Science courses.
All courses and programmes are divided into three cycles
There are three categories of qualifications: general degrees, degrees in fine, applied and performing arts and professional degrees. Each degree is placed within one of the three cycles.
General degrees First cycle Higher Education Diploma 120 credits
Bachelor's Degree 180 credits Second cycle Master's Degree (1 year) 60 credits
Master's Degree (2 years) 120 credits Third cycle Licentiate Degree 120 credits
Doctoral/PhD Degree 240 credits Cost of living
Average student living costs to be around €750 euros per month (though more in Stockholm)
Student Visa Process
We advise all students who have been accepted by a Swedish University to apply for your visas as early as possible:
There is a congestion of student visa applications each year prior to the autumn semester. You should be aware of the fact that the visa decisions - which are taken by the Swedish Migration Authority in Sweden, not the Embassy - can take time. Due to staffing restrictions during the months of July and August the Embassy has limitations on accepting interviews. Documents to be enclosed with application for residence permit for students (Each application should be submitted with one original and one copy) List of documents: - 2 recent passport photographs - 2 copies of the passport (validity minimum 6 months) - Acceptance letter from the University in Sweden & copy - 2 Copies of educational degrees; university/college/high school etc (attested by the Foreign Ministry) - 1 Letter of confirmation from the sponsor of the studies & copy - 2 copies of the Bank statements (the applicant should be able to show an amount of 7300 Swedish Kronor (approximately 3800 Dirham’s) a month for at least 10 months per year, for the entire study period, and a certificate from the bank showing the amount in US dollar, Euro, UK Pounds or Swedish kronor.