Residence permit application

If you are going to study at a university, college, polytechnic education or folk high school at a post-secondary level in Sweden for longer than three months, you can apply for a residence permit for higher education. This also applies to you who are going to study at a mobility program within the EU and […]

Arrival day and induction week

Arrival Day: During Arrival Day, international mentors and university staff will welcome you and help you settle into your new life in Sweden. International mentors will meet you and then guide you through all the remaining stages of Arrival Day. Arrival day is organized for one or two days which is important, especially for those […]

Tuition fee payment

If you are a non-EU/EEA student, tuition costs will vary depending on the university and discipline you choose. You can expect to pay between 7,500 – 25,500 EUR/year for a bachelor’s or master’s programme. Please note that there are no application or tuition fees for: exchange students PhD students Citizens of the European Union (EU), the European […]

Housing application

Students who are in need of housing and who have accepted their offer sent by the University (if applicable), are able to apply for housing. The accommodation will be available to you for the full duration of your programme, that is, 10 or 22 months. Please visit the website of the relevant university in order […]

Admission and offer

Some universities may send you an offer that should be accepted in a specified time after your results are published on the website, so you should check your email regularly. If you have been offered a place in a course and/or programme, we hope of course that you will choose to begin your studies […]


The Guidelines for Newcomers have been prepared to provide convenience for students who got acceptance from Swedish universities in 2022. These rules cover possible questions from the moment you receive your letter of acceptance to the Swedish university until your arrival in Sweden, thus covering application for housing, application for a residence permit, documentation, special […]