International students at Stockholm University
International students at Stockholm University
 

The areas of IT, Business and Management, Law, and Economics have proved the most popular with this year’s batch of qualified applicants. An exception to this is the Master's Programme in International and Comparative Education, run by the University’s Institute of International Education (IIE). Places have been offered to 45 qualified international students—more than any other programme at Stockholm University.

The top ten master’s programmes for the autumn 2012 intake, in terms of the number of international students who have been offered places, are as follows:
 


Other master’s programmes, outside of the areas of IT, Business/Management, Law and Economics, which also have a substantial intake of students include Population Health, Political Science, and Globalization, Environment and Social Change.

Sweden as a whole has seen a rise in offers of places to international master’s students and a total of 9,333 students have been offered places on Master’s programmes at Swedish higher education institutes, starting in the autumn term 2012, according to recent figures from the Swedish Agency for Higher Education Services (VHS).