Information for EU citizens

So, we’re going to go out on a limb and guess that you found your way here from YourEurope to learn more about studying in Sweden. Wicked. Welcome to study in Sweden! 👋

So you want to know more about studying in Sweden? Then you’re in the right place. On this page we’ve summed up the most important information related to studying in Sweden as an EU citizen. You can find out about the application process, fees, financial support and more. So if you want to know something about studying a degree programme in Sweden, we’ve got you covered.

It’s honestly pretty easy to apply to study in Sweden. Want to know more? Our friends over at ↗️ have you covered. On you can find everything (and we mean everything) you need to know about the application process for EU students. Want to know another perk about being an EU citizen? Well, you can actually apply to study in Sweden in two different admission rounds. And you don’t need to pay an application fee either.

Short answer, no. Since you’re an EU citizen you don’t need to pay application or tuition fees to study at a university in Sweden. Pretty great, huh? When you apply to study in Sweden, all you need to do is show that you’re an EU citizen and you’ll be exempt from paying application and tuition fees. Simple.

Want to learn more about financial support available for EU students? Visit our friends over at the Swedish Board of Student Finance (CSN). ↗️

So you have academic qualifications from another EU country, but not sure what to do with them? Then swing by the Swedish Council for Higher Education ↗️ who is responsible for this process.

Nope. Not at all. Nice, eh? Since you’re an EU citizen, you have “right of residence” in Sweden. That means you’re free to move here without a residence permit or visa. In fact, you don’t need to notify anyone before you move to Sweden.

We’ve got plenty of PhD programmes and yeah, as an EU citizen you can apply for them. But just so you know, the process is slightly different than applying to a normal programme. Here’s a hint – they’re fully paid positions.

Then you should head over to EURAXESS. ↗️ You can find information and practical assistance for researchers moving to Sweden .

Okay, since you’re here on this page, you’re obviously curious about studying in Sweden. And if you want to know more then you’re in the right place. Explore our website to learn more about what it’s like to live and learn the Swedish way. You’ll find tons of info about programmes, universities, the application process, student life… need we go on?

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