You can find all necessary information regarding programmes, applications and processes on the website universityadmissions.se. Applications are submitted electronically. On the website you can keep track of your application, confirm that all your supporting documents are uploaded, find key dates as well as pay your application fee.
How Can I Apply to the University of Skövde?
When Do I Apply?
You will find all information about applications dates for courses and programmes for international students at bachelor's and master's level at Key dates and deadlines at University Admissions (external website).
What Documents Do I Need to Submit?
You will find all important information about documenting your eligibility for studies in Sweden at Entry requirements at University Admissions (external website).
When Is the Next Application Period for International Programmes?
The application period for international students, for programmes beginning in the Autumn Semester, is 16 October – 15 January.
The application period for programmes beginning in the Spring semester is mid-June to mid-August the year before.
What Are the Entry Requirements for Master's Programmes?
The University of Skövde offers both one and two-year master's programmes. The programmes are designed and open for applications from students with a bachelor's degree equivalent to a Swedish kandidatexamen from an internationally recognised university. Each master’s programme has specific entry requirements, please check the programme webpage for detailed information. However, we also consider applications from students currently on their final year. Students in their final year of bachelor’s studies may be conditionally admitted and must present your complete transcript and official diploma by the start of the semester at our university. We suggest that you upload your documents at Universityadmissions.se as soon as you receive them so that they are registered in the admissions system when you arrive in Sweden (a prerequisite for successful registration).
What Are the Entry Requirements for Bachelor's Programmes?
The university also offers bachelor's programmes in Bioscience. For prerequisites, please visit the programme pages:
- Bioscience – Molecular Biodesign, 180 credits
- Biomedicine – Study Programme, 180 credits
- Molecular Bioinformatics, 180 credits
What Is the English Language Requirement?
It is necessary to show proof of English proficiency. Please read the information regarding language requirements available on University Admissions (external website).
How Do I Receive My Admissions results?
Applicants who have submitted their application online will see their admission results at universityadmissions.se.
Log in to your account and go to 'Application'.
Your notification of Selection Results will be available as a printable pdf document at Universityadmissions.se. You can print out the document if you must provide a copy of your official results, for example when applying for a resident permit with the Swedish Migration Agency or renting an apartment.
Do I Have to Pay a Tuition Fee?
Students with citizenship in countries not within the EU/EEA, or Switzerland, are required to pay application and tuition fees for university studies in Sweden. Please consult University Admissions to find out more about application and tuition fees, and if you are required to pay them.
Students Liable for Tuition Fees
Students from countries outside the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA).
Students studying at a basic (bachelor) or advanced (master) level.
The University of Skövde offers some scholarships to master students that cover 50 percent of the tuition fee.
How Do I Pay the Application Fee?
Application fees are not paid to the university. They are paid to University Admissions. Read about Application fees at University Admissions (external website).
Can I Apply For a Scholarship?
The University of Skövde offers a number of partial scholarships to students who are attending a Master's programme at the University and who are liable for tuition fees.