About this site

Want to study in Sweden? Then you’re in the right place. Because this website has everything you need to know about studying in Sweden.

Want to learn more about the Swedish higher education system? Curious about what you can study at Swedish universities? You can find thousands listed in our programme database. And we can help guide you through the application process too.

What about day-to-day student life in Sweden? Yep, we cover that too. And if you want to learn Swedish, we’ve got tips and resources to get you started. And, last but not least, we’ve put together a list of all the scholarships that you might be eligible for.

Studyinsweden.se is built and maintained by the Swedish Institute, a public agency tasked with promoting Sweden abroad. It was built with WordPress, a free and open-source publishing platform, and developed in cooperation with technical web agency Delorean and digital design agency Futurniture.

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Feel free to visit our social media platforms on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, blog, Weibo, WeChat and Bilibili, and feel free to comment when you’re there. We ask you to keep conversations serious, inclusive, and respectful. So, when you comment on, reply to, or share our content, please follow the rules below:

The comment field is moderated, and the following is not permitted:

  1. Hate speech, threats, harassment or personal attacks. In Sweden hate speech means threatening or insulting a group of people on the basis of gender, transgender identity or expression, ethnicity, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.
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  3. Incitement or recruitment for terrorist activities.
  4. Commercial messages.
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  6. Links to the above-stated materials.
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  8. Comments or replies that are deliberately offensive or considered provocative by the community manager.
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  10. Posting content, videos or images that infringe on third-party copyright or other intellectual property rights,
  11. Posting content of unclear origin.
  12. Posting pictures of other people without permission or using derogatory statements that could violate the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  13. Foul language.
  14. Pretending to be someone you are not, for example, by using someone else’s name, or assuming several identities in a discussion.
  15. Chatting people up or making intimate proposals.

The Swedish Institute reserves the right to remove any content that is not permitted according to the list above, as well as the right to turn off comments sections when deemed necessary. Moderation decisions are also made based on the context in which comments or replies are made. Views on the moderation should be emailed to the relevant editorial staff.

Users who violate any of the above-stated rules may be blocked by the Swedish Institute. If you feel that you have been blocked incorrectly, please contact the relevant editorial staff.

The comments function is provided and monitored according to the Swedish Bulletin Board Systems Act (BBS, link in Swedish). Any individual who posts something that violates applicable Swedish law may be held personally liable.

Please note that anything you publish on our social media accounts is visible to other users. Normally, comments and replies, as well as direct messages, on our accounts constitute official documents in accordance with Sweden’s principle of public access to official documents. This means that they are public documents, that can be accessed by the public.
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