Photo: Niklas Björling
Photo: Niklas Björling

Applicants from around the world

Students from many countries have applied to study at Stockholm University in this year’s round. The following list shows which countries saw more than 200 applicants in 2017, with applications for the previous year shown in parenthesis.

  • Bangladesh 845 (674)
  • United Kingdom 683 (598)
  • Egypt 599 (869)
  • Pakistan 594 (494)
  • USA 444 (357)
  • India 394 (311)
  • China 383 (375)
  • Sweden 372 (414)
  • Germany 363 (301)
  • Nigeria 347 (186)
  • Ghana 311 (158)
  • Greece 289 (292)
  • Turkey 282 (330)
  • Indonesia 262 (138)
  • Ethiopia 215 (189)
  • South Africa 210 (87)

Most popular study programmes

The top study programmes with the greatest number of applications are shown below. The list includes programmes with more than 500 applications:

  • Master’s programme in International Commercial Arbitration Law, 673
  • Master’s programme in Economics, 620
  • Master’s programme in Media and communication studies, 604
  • Master’s programme in Information security, 600
  • Master’s programme in International comparative education, 592
  • Master’s programme in Banking and finance, 577
  • Master’s programme in Decision support and risk analysis, 508

Applications to study in Sweden

The deadline for students to apply for Master’s degree programmes at Swedish universities was 16 January. In total 74,620 students applied to Master’s degree programmes beginning in autumn 2017 at Swedish universities.

Applicants now have until 1 February to finish submitting their supporting documents and to pay the application fee (or prove they are exempt) to University Admissions in Sweden, which administers the application process. Admission results are announced in late March.