How to apply?

Applications to our master's programmes (except for exchange students from partner universities) are submitted through, the national Swedish application service.

You find all necessary information regarding programmes, applications and processes on the website Applications are submitted directly on the web and you can keep track of your application, confirm that all supporting documents have arrived etc.


The University of Skövde offers either one or two-year master's programmes. They are designed and open for application for students with a bachelor's degree or equivalent academic background. However, we do consider applications from students on their last semester and without a full bachelor's degree, that is - the degree certificate must be submitted on arrival, in order for the student to be registered.

It is also neccesary to show proof of English proficiency. Please see: for information.


Students from universities that according to International Handbook of Universities/World List of Universities and Other Institutions of Higher Education has English as medium of instruction.

Students with the equivalence of 30 ECTS, with English as medium of instruction, from Nordic countries. Credits in e g nordic languages is not appropriate.


Exchange students

The University of Skövde has exchange agreements with partner universities. All exchange applications should be submitted through our on-line application form even if you are going to study a master's programme. An exchange coordinator at each partner university is then responsible for nominating students that have applied.