- Sweden has a unique culture of innovation that has generated a number of life-revolutionizing inventions and systems
- 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 among the most creative countries 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
- Universitet: These universities are research-oriented and offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctor’s degrees in all academic fields
- Högskola (university or university college): These Universities are more focused on applied sciences, and only have limited rights granting doctor’s degrees
The main requirement for admission to a bachelors program is a secondary-school diploma at the appropriate level. For admission to a master’s degree program, applicants must at least hold a bachelor degree or its equivalent.
- IELTS and TOEFL are commonly accepted language tests. The required scores are at least 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer based) for TOEFL. For IELTS a score of at least 6 is required.
- GMAT is required for certain Business School
- In order to study in Sweden, student should apply for a residence permit. To be considered eligible for a residence permit, admission to a full-time study program at a university has to be presented.
- Upon payment of the first installment of the tuition fee students have submit the visa application at the Swedish Visa Application Centre
- The Swedish Migration Board prioritizes the processing of applications where all the details are filled in and all the necessary documents are included.
- This means that, if students send everything that is required together with the application, they will receive a decision faster.
Travel health Insurance is a must at the time of applying to Visa and upon arrival in Sweden Health insurance is mandatory
Post Study Options
Students must receive an offer of employment and have to apply for a work permit before their study permit expires, as there is no additional time given to apply. It is possible to receive a work permit and work if students meet certain conditions.