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Sweden as a country is known for its inventions and universities with academic excellence that help students build a great career. There is more that Sweden can offer be it the scenic outdoor locations, cultural rezenduous or lip smacking delicacies. So come on, check out what Sweden has in store for you.


  • Capital: Stockholm
  • population: 9.517 million
  • GDP: $525.7 billion
  • Number of Universities: 51
  • Currency: Swedish krona (SEK)
  • Official Languages: Swedish


  • Courses with cutting edge technology and high end research
  • Liberal scholarships up to 100%
  • IELTS/TOEFL not required for Engineers
  • Beautiful cities, efficient public transportation, peaceful country , with minimum pollution
  • Industry centric courses to give students practical experience and skill independence to make them competitive.
  • Rigorous quality control on all courses taught, in every six years.
  • Most universities fully subsidize tuition costs for students, regardless of their nationality , making education quite affordable
  • Sizeable number of courses offered in English so foreign language should not be a barrier for international students.
  • Excellent International study environment with all programs taught in English
  • One of the most technically strong countries in terms of inventions
  • Three Swedish universities figures in the list of world’s top 100 universities
  • One of the strongest economies in the world
  • Birthplace of many successful innovative companies like Volvo, Scania, Ericsson, Tetrapak Ikea, H&M, Eletrolux


  • There are over 50 institutions offering higher education in Sweden.
  • Degrees are generally offered at three levels: bachelors, masters and doctoral.
  • Greater autonomy is given to Institutions to structure courses and programmes according to their own needs, using a credit system, allowing students to have say in their learning and education.
  • Masters programmes are offered in close collaborate with local industry and institutions are obliged to interact with the local community while specialising in specific subject areas.

Entry requirements

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Exemption is given for engineering students )


  • The tuition fees usually range between SEK 70,000 and 170,000 per academic year (around EUR 7,000-17,000). The exact amount will depend on your program, degree level and the university.


  • SEK 7,660(Swedish Krona per month which currently corresponds to around £670.*


  • Unlimited work rights for students while studying(Dependents can join)
  • 6 months stay back


  • January/August

Special Benefits

Unlike other countries, in Sweden a work permit holder of more than1 year is entitled to all social benefits like free health and education for self and family. Which means if one get work permit he/she does not have to pay the remaining tuition fee. Student can even start their own business during studies with free work place for the first 6 months. Universities also help students in developing their new ventures.

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Popular Subjects

Few Popular Programs

  • Masters in Production Development and Management,   Jönköping University,   Sweden
  • Masters in Product Development and Materials Engineering,   Jönköping University,   Sweden
  • Master of Science in Informatics (Information Engineering and Management),   Jönköping University,   Sweden
  • Masters in Industrial Design,   Jönköping University,   Sweden
  • Masters in International Logistics and Supply Chain Management,   Jönköping University,   Sweden
  • MSc in Electronics Engineering,   Linköping University,   Sweden
  • MSc Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics, 120 credits,   Linköping University,   Sweden
  • MSc in Resource Recovery - Industrial Biotechnology,   University of Boras,   Sweden
  • Maters in Resource Recovery Specialization in Energy Technology,   University of Boras,   Sweden
  • Masters programme in Informatics,   University of Boras,   Sweden

For entry to a Master's study programme, the minimum requirement is a 4- year Bachelor's degree, or a Bachelor's degree followed by a Master's degree. Some, but not all, study programmes require for that first degree to be in a related field. Consideration will also be given to applicants who have attained a 3-year Bachelor's degree with honours in certain social science or humanities majors.Students holding only a 3-year Bachelor's degree without honours will not satisfy the entry requirements for a Master's programme. The following degrees do not satisfy the entry requirements for a master's programme: <ul> <li> A Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from India, Sri Lanka or Bangladesh </li> <li> A Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery from India, Sri Lanka or Bangladesh </li> </ul><h4>Supporting document requirements</h4>Please note that college-issued mark sheet/result card/transcript will not be accepted (unless they are from an autonomous Indian college). Study results from the first years of post-secondary education must be submitted if they are required for continued studies, e.g. continuing to the second year of higher education after having completed post-secondary courses.

You apply for all courses and programmes on one application; it's important to prioritise your selections so that you rank them in order with the most desirable first. You can be accepted to no more than 45 credits per term. Your ranking is very important, so choose

A transcript is a list of all the courses you have taken, either individually or as part of a programme of study, with the result (grade) you obtained, and sometimes the credit value of each course. If you are currently studying, your university’s registrar’s office will be able to produce a transcript of the courses you have taken so far. If you have completed your study, the transcript may also show your final award (usually as a class or CGPA).

The application fee is 900 SEK (Swedish kronor). The application fee will cover the costs associated with the processing of your admission application.

It is strongly recommended that you pay the first instalment of your tuition fee as soon as you have made your decision and replied to your Notification of Selection Results. The residence permit application process will not begin at the Swedish Migration Agency until your first tuition instalment has been paid. As this can take some time, you should pay your first tuition fee instalment as soon as possible.

No, you can't. You need to submit your application for admission first. You will then be given an application number which you must use to apply for the SI scholarship.

As soon as you have received your first Notification of Selection Results, been offered a place, replied to your offer and paid the first instalment of your tuition fee, you should immediately apply for a residence permit. The fastest and easiest way to do this is using the online application at the Swedish Migration Agency's website. Students who cannot apply online should contact their nearest Swedish embassy or consulate for more information. Please note that you are not eligible for a residence permit for studies until you have been offered a place, replied, and paid the first tuition fee instalment. Other restrictions may apply regarding your eligibility; this will be determined by the Swedish Migration Agency.

For bachelor’s applicants, you can apply for up to 10 courses and/or programmes in the extended application period. You can, however, only be accepted to up to 8 courses/programmes and a maximum of 45 credits per semester.At the master’s level, you can apply for up to 4 study programmes, and be accepted to a maximum of 30 credits per semester.

It is much more common for universities to have an autumn semester start for their bachelor's and master's programmes. There is a limited amount of programmes available that start in the spring semester. The same is true for many courses.


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