When it comes to intellectual and academic prestige, few countries can compete with the home of the Nobel Prize. Studying a Masters in Sweden will give you the opportunity to tap into the expertise of one of the world's most innovative countries.
Why study a Masters in Sweden?
Sweden's universities have a proud history, stretching back to the fifteenth century, but the country's modern achievements are just as impressive. Swedish companies are famous for breakthrough technologies and original business models, having given the world Spotify, Skype and Ikea.
So, studying a Masters in Sweden won't just make you part of the next generation of thinkers: you might also be part of the next big idea.
Whatever you study, you'll enjoy spending time in a relaxed and liberal country with a truly diverse student population (more than half of students at Swedish universities are women and foreign students make up 10% of enrollments).
You'll also be able to visit beautiful cities and explore striking Scandinavian landscapes, with the option to visit neighbouring countries such as Norway, Finland and Denmark.
How popular is Masters study abroad in Sweden?
Sweden is the most popular study abroad destination in Scandinavia, with over 26,000 international students at its universities.
How long is a Masters degree in Sweden?
Swedish Masters degrees can last for one or two years, depending on the course. The academic year in Sweden runs between September and June.
How much does it cost to study a Masters in Sweden?
Students from the EU and EEA do not pay any fees for Masters degrees in Sweden. International students from other countries are normally charged between SEK 80,000 and SEK 140,000 per academic year (€8,141 - €14,245).
Are Swedish Masters degrees taught in English?
An increasing number of Swedish Masters degree programmes are delivered in English, but you should confirm the language requirements for your course in advance.
Will I need a visa to study a Masters in Sweden?
EU and EEA students will not need a visa to study a Masters degree in Sweden (but will need to register their presence with the Swedish Migration Board within three months of arrival). Other international students will need to apply for a residence permit.
Learn more about studying a Masters in Sweden
To find out more about Masters degrees in Sweden, take a look at our dedicated study guide. There you can read about the Swedish university system, degree types and application procedures, along with more detailed information on immigration and visa requirements for international students in Sweden. We’ve also written a guide to Swedish university rankings.