Swedish for International Students
Photo: Eva Dalin

Swedish for International Students and Researchers

If you are an international student you may apply for Swedish language training at Beginner's Level. To participate you must be admitted to studies at Stockholm University through an exchange programme or an equivalent agreement (scholarship, doctoral candidate, visiting researcher).

A placement test is arranged for students with some knowledge of Swedish.
Swedish for International Students


People moving aorund. SU roll ups. Floor 3, Södra huset. Photo: Pangea Design
Photo: Pangea Design

Swedish Language Course for International Employees at Stockholm University

The course is designed to give a basic comprehension of Swedish language and culture to foreign employees at Stockholm University, in order to enhance every day communication in the academic environment.

Swedish Language Course for International Employees at Stockholm University






Studenter på Söder och i Studenthuset. Foto: Eva Dalin och Niklas Björling
Photo: Eva Dalin, Niklas Björling

Swedish as a Foreign Language

If you have successfully completed an upper secondary education or equivalent and have knowledge in Swedish corresponding to one semester of full-time studies you may apply for Swedish as a Foreign Language.

The course is given on two levels and gives participants the basis for further academic studies in Swedish: Intermediate Level (Förberedande kurs i svenska) and Qualifying Course in Swedish for University Studies (Behörighetsgivande kurs i svenska).

In Swedish: Svenska som främmande språk