study in sweden

Students have different questions in their minds regarding Study in Sweden. Sweden is well known its high education standard and esteemed education colleges and universities. There is number of Pakistani students studying or staying in Sweden and they have guaranteed their bright future.

Study in Sweden, with the support of this guide you will catch out yourself in a country which has always punched well above its weight.

The outstanding repute in educational sector has made it in world’s top countries that are preferable for study abroad. Top Swedish universities have their own place in world’s top universities because of modernity in research and development programs. It has more than 60 higher education institutes/universities. Every year a large number of students come here to make their careers. 

Every Student wish to get good education and enter in global market to to seek the better opportuinity for their bright future. Study Abroad in Sweden may able to international students to keep their dreams alive.


Important Questions about Study in Sweden: A Guide for Pakistani Students


Best universities to study in Sweden for international students?

Top ten universities in Sweden for international students to study in Sweden are under below:

QS World University Ranking list 2016/17




Lund University



KTH, Royal Institute of Technology



Uppsala University

Sweden region


Chalmers University of Technology



Stockholm University



University of Gothenburg



Linkoping University

Sweden region


Umea University

Sweden region




How much the Average tuition fee for undergraduate or post graduate courses in Sweden?

International students who want to study in Sweden, we share with you the average tuition fee for undergraduate and post graduate courses. This tuition fee for those students, who belong to non EU countries. The range of tuition fee of bachelor and masters level courses are based on SEK 80,000 to 140,000 annually.

Some degree program tuition fee are quite higher. Students can complete research on this and get knowledge from the university, which you select for study. The university application fee is based on the SEK 900 that will be pay through online system.

Will it be allowed to work while I am studying in Sweden?

There is no restriction for international students work in Sweden during their studies period. Students bear in mind that first priority is studies for them. Students must give extra 40 hour per week to their studies.

Where and what kind of accommodation are in Sweden for international student?

There are two types of accommodation in Sweden for International students. One is student residential halls and other one is private house and flats. Students can also contact with universities accommodation office for guidance. If students don’t find any accommodation, they can contact to any contractor or real estate person to get information. There are lots of websites for international students, they can find their accommodation through online websites.

What kind of financial help or grant in Sweden for International students?

There are multiple scholarships offered by the Sweden government and Sweden universities for international students. Every year these scholarship will open for candidates. Students must subscribed themselves to these scholarships.

Sweden Government Scholarships

·         Swedish Institute Study Scholarships

·         Erasmus Mundus Scholarships in Swedish Universities

·         The Visby Programme Scholarships

Sweden Universities Scholarships

·         Blenkinge Institute of Technology Scholarship Programme

·         University of Borås Tuition Fee Waivers

·         Chalmers IPOET Scholarships

·         The University of Gothenburg Study Scholarship

·         Halmstad University Scholarships

·         Karlstad University Global Scholarship Progamme

·         Karolinska Institutet Global Master’s Scholarship

·         Kristianstad University Scholarships

·         KTH Royal Institute of Technology Tuition Fee Waivers

·         Linnaeus University Scholarships

·         Linköping International Scholarship

·         Lund University Global Scholarship Programme

·         Mälardalen University Scholarships

·         Malmö University Master’s Scholarship

·         Mid Sweden University Tuition Fee Scholarships

·         Örebro University Scholarship Programme

·         Skovde University Scholarships

·         Stockholm University Scholarship Scheme

·         Umea University Scholarships

·         Uppsala IPK Scholarships

How can I find out, my educational background will be accepted by the Sweden University?

The assessment of their educational background will be done on when students apply for admission in university. International students can contact to the universities authorities to find out that, their educational background will be accepted by the Sweden University or not.

What’s the usual application process for Masters level courses in Sweden?

Step 1: students must find out the degree program, complete research require to apply for master level admission in Sweden University.

Step 2: students must check out the entry requirement and deadline of this program. Students check the official website of university, where they want to apply for master’s level course.

Step 3: students must some important documents for application submission in university such as online application from, general eligibility documents, certificate of English language proficiency, documentation that your program specific entry requirements and application fee which is based on SEK 900 for international students.

Step 4: wait to receive the letter of acceptance from the university.

Step 5: after received university acceptance letter students must apply for resident permit which is important to stay more than 3 of duration in Sweden.

What are the language requirements for international students to study in Sweden?

Students must have English proficiency skills to apply for any Sweden university. International students must have ILETS and TOEFL certificates for language requirement of Sweden university admission.

How much money will I need during my Masters level studies in Sweden?

International students will bear the cost of SEK 80,000 to 140,000 for postgraduate level courses in Sweden. The cost of study in Sweden will increase according to the courses, which has select by the students.

Living cost for students who want to study in Sweden for master level courses are based on 8,000 SEK per month. Accommodation, food items and expenses included in this monthly amount.

Where do I apply for my student visa?

Sweden embassy has open the application system in the autumn semesters for students. So, international students must have pre planning about the study in Sweden, because the whole process will takes much time. Students must have ready each and every documents and details before the time.

International students must apply for student’s visa as early as possible after received the acceptance letter from the university.

There are some important documents require to apply for Sweden student visa

·         Application form

·         2 photographs

·         2 copies of the passport

·         University acceptance letter copy

·         Educational degree 2 copies

·         Bank statement 2 copies (10 Lacs Pakistani rupees)

·         Confirmation form the sponsor 1 copy

·         Health Insurance

·         Visa processing fee 1000 SEK

Submit these document to your nearest Sweden embassy.

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