Study in Sweden

Lund University

Lund University is one of Europe’s oldest, largest and most prestigious universities, consistently ranking among the world’s top 100 universities.The university, located in the city of Lund in the province of Scania, Sweden, traces its roots back to 1425, when a Franciscan studium generale was founded in Lund next to the Lund Cathedral, making it the oldest institution of higher education in Scandinavia.

Master’s degree programs

“Choosing international Bachelor’s or Master’s degree studies at Lund University gives you more than just a high-quality education. Our international programmes provide excellent opportunities to form a global network of professional and academic colleagues – invaluable throughout your future career.”

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Stockholm University

Stockholm University is a public university in Stockholm, Sweden, founded as a college in 1878, with university status since 1960. Stockholm University has two scientific fields: the natural sciences and the humanities/social sciences. With over 70,000 students at four different faculties: law, humanities, the mathematical, and natural sciences, it is one of the largest universities in Scandinavia.

Master’s degree programs

Stockholm University offers 75 master’s programmes taught in English within science, the humanities, social sciences and law. The master’s degree programmes are all structured according to the Bologna process for international comparability and compatibility.

In addition to International Master’s programmes in English, Stockholm University provides a wide range of master’s level courses in English. See the full list in the course and programme database and choose “for international students” to only see courses and programmes that do not require proficiency in Swedish.

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Umeå University

Umeå University is a university in Umeå in the mid-northern region of Sweden. The university was founded in 1965 and is the fifth oldest within Sweden’s present borders.

Master’s degree programs

Umeå University offers a wide-range of one and two-year master’s degree programmes – taught entirely in English – where you will study in an environment rich in opportunities for interdisciplinary research and instruction.

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Umeå is the largest urban community in Northern Sweden with over 121,000 inhabitants. It offers an abundance of shopping, first-class restaurants, excellent hotels, a rich cultural life and packed events calendar of a major city. Discover more!

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University of Gothenburg

The University of Gothenburg is a university in Sweden’s second largest city, Gothenburg. The University is the third-oldest of the current Swedish universities and with 37,000 students and 6000 staff members it is one of the largest universities in the Nordic countries.

Master’s degree programs

The University of Gothenburg offers around 60 international two-year master’s programmes, in the fields of: Social Sciences, Science, Business, IT, Educational Science, Health, Arts, Music, Fine Art, Design and Crafts. In addition, the University also offers around 300 individual courses taught in English. Here you will find all our courses and programmes that are taught in English and open for international applicants.

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Uppsala University

Uppsala University is a research university in Uppsala, Sweden, and is the oldest university in Sweden and all of the Nordic countries still in operation, founded in 1477. It ranks among the world’s 100 best universities in several high-profile international rankings.

Master’s degree programs

The University of Uppsala offers around 80 international master’s programmes. 35% of all Master’s graduates at Uppsala University go on to complete a PhD. Browse the programmes here.

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Linneaus University

Linnaeus University is a state university in the Småland region of Sweden. It has two campuses, one in Växjö and one in Kalmar.

Master’s degree programs

The Linneaus University offers a variety of different masters’ degree programs in English.

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Linköping University

Linköping University is a state university in Linköping, Sweden. Linköping University was granted full university status in 1975 and is now one of Sweden’s larger academic institutions. Education, research and PhD training are the mission of four faculties: Arts and Sciences, Educational Sciences, Medicine and Health Sciences, and the Institute of Technology.

Master’s degree programs

Linköping University (LiU) offers over 25 international master’s programmes taught in English, in various subject areas. Most of them are two years long and count for 120 credits (ECTS). In 2018, they will also open their first international bachelor programme. In addition, the University also offers single-subject master’s and bachelor level courses, exchange studies and even doctoral studies in English as well. There is also a Swedish qualifying course for those students who wish to learn be able to study at university in Swedish.

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Karlstad University

Karlstad University is a state university in Karlstad, Sweden. The university, being a former university college (founded 1977) was granted university status in 1999 by the Government of Sweden. Originally it was a branch of the University of Gothenburg.

Master’s degree programs

Students who have earned a Bachelor’s or a professional degree of at least 180 ECTS cr. are eligible for admission to master’s-level study. A Master’s degree is required for doctorate programmes or for qualified employment.

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