All prospective students, with the exception of exchange students, regardless of country of origin, should apply via the national admissions website

Step 1. Find a Programme/course

Stockholm University offers single courses, three Bachelor’s programme and around 75 Master’s programmes, all with English as the language of instruction.

A full list of all courses and programmes at Stockholm University is available via the online course catalogue.

In addition, each department usually publishes a list of all courses and programmes. See individual departmental websites for more information. 

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Step 2. Check that you meet the entry requirements

Check that you fulfil both the general requirements for studying at the University, and the special requirements for the programme/course you are interested in.

General requirements for Master's programmes:

- An academic degree (i.e. a Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent, at least 180 ECTS.)

- Proficiency in English equivalent of English 6/English Course B. You can demonstrate that you meet the English language requirement through certain upper secondary (high school) studies, certain university studies, or an internationally approved English test. Please see for more information regarding how you can meet the English requirement.

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Step 3. Online Application

Online applications are made via the central Swedish application site:

Please note that some of the Master's Programmes and some courses have their own application procedure system - check the home page of your chosen programme if you are unsure how to begin your application.

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Step 4. Arrange for your documentation to be sent to Sweden

In order to document your eligibility, you must provide University Admissions in Sweden with copies of your previous study information, as well as document your English proficiency. All documents should be sent to University Admissions. They are not processed directly by Stockholm University.

It is very important that you read the instructions on how to document your eligibility. Be sure to read about what you need to submit, and how your documents must be submitted. Please begin with the following link: Documenting your eligibility

Additional documents

Whether or not you need to submit additional documents to those stated at is decided by the individual department responsible for the course or programme. You should therefore contact the department that gives the course or programme directly regarding this. You can find contact information to all our departments on our web site

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