Throughout Sweden, the number of people admitted to international master's programmes starting in the autumn of 2016, have increased by 32 percent compared to the autumn semester 2015. For international courses and programmes at the undergraduate level, the increase of admissions adds up to 18 percent for the same period.

Compared to the autumn semester 2015, the increasing number of admitted students to master’s programmes with a Swedish social security number increases by 4 percent, while the number of fee paying students increased by 72 percent. For international courses and programmes at the undergraduate level, the number of admitted students with a Swedish social security number has increased by 9 percent, while the number of fee-paying students increased by 28 percent.

The total increase of admitted fee-paying students for master's degrees in Sweden, compared to the autumn semester 2015, has increased by 72 percent. However, the number of students admitted to international study programmes is still lower than it was before the autumn semester 2010 when Sweden implemented application and tuition fees.

The programmes at Stockholm University with the highest number of students on a waiting list are the Master’s programme of management studies, Master's degree in international arbitration law and the International Master's programme in curating art, including management and law.

A total of 1,892 people applied for international courses at Stockholm University starting this autumn, which is an increase of 10 percent. After the first selection, 208 students have been admitted, to compare with 226 admitted students for the autumn semester in 2015.