Apply to study in Sweden spring 2021

Want to study in Sweden? Great news – you can now apply for a small number of programmes that’ll start spring 2021. And the deadline? You have until 17 August to apply.

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So what you’ve got to do first is find a programme. And there’s a select number of English-taught programmes that you can choose from.

We offer thousands of English-taught programmes here. Most of them start in the autumn. But some programmes start in the spring semester instead. And we’ve put together a list of the programmes on offer for spring 2021. Want to know more? Keep on reading. We’ll walk you through the application process.

You’ve found a programme you want to apply for. What’s next? Okay, you’ll need to check some things. Like requirements, documents & deadlines.

And this might be the longest step of the process. Our advice? Start early. And take the time to get everything in order. You’ll thank us later.

General entry requirements

So these are things like having completed your high-school studies. Or having a bachelor’s degree. Also? Having a sufficient level of English. And you can find the general entry requirements for bachelor’s programmes ↗️ and master’s programmes ↗️ on

Programme-specific entry requirements

You may need to meet some specific entry reqruirements too. You’ll find them listed on the programme’s webapge. Navigate there through our programme listing or ↗️

You have until 17 August to apply. But don’t be late!

Applications for spring 2021 opened on 1 June. And you have until 17 August to submit your application. But head over to ↗️ to find out more. There are a few other dates and deadlines you’ll need to keep in mind.

You’re onto the final step now. Just one thing left to do. Actually submit your application.

And here’s what you’ll do:

So you’ll head on over to ↗️ – Sweden’s central application portal. Applying for a master’s? You can apply for up to four programmes in the same application. And if you’re applying for a bachelor’s? You can apply for up to eight programmes.

What documents do I need to include?

And for full details about your supporting documents, head on over to ↗️

You’ll pay one application fee of SEK 900 to ↗️ Sure, it sounds like a lot. But it doesn’t matter how many programmes you apply for – you’ll pay SEK 900 even if you apply for one, four, or eight programmes.

Looking for a scholarship? Then look no further. You’ll find a whole load of available scholarships here. Some offered by our universities. Others are from private companies.

You won’t hear your results for a while. But go on and celebrate that you’ve sent in your application. Give yourself a well-deserved pat on the back. Congratulations! 🥳 You’ve taken the time to invest in your dreams. And that’s worth celebrating.

But what’ll happen next with my application?

So the university you’ve applied to will have a look at your application. At your documents, grades, courses. And they’ll make a decision whether or not you’ll be admitted.

You might need to wait a while to get a decision. But when the time comes around, head back over to ↗️ to see if you’re coming to study in Sweden! 🎊