Welcome to the University of Skövde in the autumn of 2017!

Dear new international students! Thank you for your interest in studying at the University of Skövde. We are very pleased that you have been accepted for studies at our University! On this page you can find information about the forthcoming semester. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Students who applied through the national University Admissions in Sweden
As soon as you have your Notification of Selection Results (Admission Letter) from "My Pages" at University Admissions, read the information carefully. Please note that you must accept your study place at “My Pages” at University Admissions; otherwise it will be deleted in the 2nd selection. If you, for some reason, do not plan to come, you do not have to do anything.

Please note that this above information does not apply to exchange students!


In order to make your stay in Skövde and Sweden as pleasant as possible and for you to prepare yourself, you should follow the links below and read the information carefully.

International Events 

The International Committee (IC) Facebook page and a group for you to join.

English language courses

Important documents regarding the placement test and our English courses:

Note that native speakers of English are not required to take the placement test in order to take courses at Level 3.

If you have any questions, feel free to email: stefan.sonnerhed@his.se

Learn Swedish

Do you want to learn Swedish? Now you can start practicing your Swedish by a free online course for beginners. The course gives you an introduction to the Swedish culture and society and you will learn the basics of written and spoken Swedish.

 Powerpoints from the Introduction week:


Important information for master's students! 

Checklist for master's students

Find us on Facebook!

The University of Skövde on Facebook!

Facebook for our International Committée (IC) and the Facebook group for international students.

Get in touch with the Student Union on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter!



Questions about admission?
Phone: +46 (0)500-44 82 00

Questions about admission for exchange students?
Phone: +46 (0)500-44 82 00

Contact a student and career counsellor?

Contact the Student Accommodation Service?

Contact International Office?