University courses outside Sweden

Swedish is taught at universities around the world. Browse through the list to find your nearest one.

If you’re interested in studying Swedish before you leave home, there’s a good chance you’ll find classes at a university near you: Swedish is taught at some 220 universities in nearly 40 countries.

Use this list of universities and university colleges offering courses in Swedish to find a university teaching Swedish near you. Contact the university directly to learn more about course offerings and admissions.

Distance learning

Learn Swedish online from anywhere in the world. Here's a list of links to get you started.

University courses in Sweden

Study Swedish in Sweden. Several universities offer Swedish language courses or programmes for all levels.

Adult education and summer courses

Adult education associations in Sweden often offer language courses in Swedish. Or perhaps you'd prefer a summer course?

Proficiency tests

Recognised tests such as TISUS, the Certificate in Business Swedish and Swedex measure proficiency in the Swedish language. Learn how to earn a qualification.