Fees and scholarships
Individuals who are citizens of countries outside of the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay application and tuition fees. There are some exceptions to this general rule.
Students exempt from paying tuition
Students are not required to pay application fees or tuition if they can document that they are:
- Exchange students at Stockholm University. (You are exempt from paying application and tuition fees for studies conducted as part of the exchange agreement.)
- Swedish citizens or permanent residents
- Swedish temporary residence permit holders for reasons other than studying
- EU/EEA or Swiss citizens
- PhD student (in the process of applying or already registered)
National application fee
The tuition fee varies depending on the type of course or programme.
- The price per academic year for studies within the Humanities/Social Sciences/Law is SEK 90,000
- The price per academic year for studies within the Sciences SEK 140,000
Some programmes have special prices that range from SEK 90,000 to 140,000 SEK. The price of each course or programme can be found on the course- or programme-page on su.se/coursecatalogue.
What does the tuition fee cover?
The tuition fee covers the course or programme that the student has been admitted to and paid for. For students studying a Bachelor or a Master programme, the fee normally covers 30 credits per semester. For students studying individual courses, the tuition fee covers the number of credits in the course.
The tuition fee also covers related academic administration and support services. Fee-paying students are subject to the same services, rights and obligations as non-fee-paying students, such as study and career counselling, student health care, disability services, access to library and university facilities. Find more information about the Student Services at Stockholm University on our website.
Additional services included in the fees:
- a comprehensive health insurance policy called "FAS - The Swedish State’s Insurance for Fee-Paying Students". Terms and Conditions Fee-paying Students (FAS).
- free Swedish language courses for international students
Please note that Stockholm University does not guarantee an offer of accommodation (housing) for fee-paying students.
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