All courses and programmes at Stockholm University require proof of proficiency in English and the admissions regulations at Stockholm University does not admit acceptance of applicants who do not fulfill the English requirement.

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.

How you can meet the English requirement for English 6/B:


Accepted English tests and minimum results required to meet the requirement for English 6/B:


Academic modules. An overall mark of 6.5 and no section below 5.5.

Submitting your IELTS test results:

You can upload a scan of your original IELTS Academic results using the document uploading function on the University admissions website. Your results will later be verified online, so the copy of your test results is sufficient documentation

TOEFL iBT (We do not accept TOEFL ITP)

Internet-based: Total score of 90 with minimum score of 20 in written test.

All TOEFL tests must be sent directly from Educational Testing Service (ETS). The institution code of University Admissions in Sweden is SWEDEN 3477. You must provide this code in order for your results to be reported to University Admissions. When sending your score, you can choose any school type and department for University Admissions; it does not matter which one you select. Please note that it can take several weeks for your test score to arrive from ETS, so arrange for them to be sent to University Admissions as early as possible.

Please note: TOEFL Examinee Score Records are not accepted.

Michigan English Language Assessment Battery

Minimum score of 90

Pearson Test of English

Score of 62 (writing 61)

University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL)

Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English)


Please note that some programmes have compulsory language tests with higher scores than the general English language requirement (example given some programmes in the Department of English) - make sure to read the specific requirements for the programmes you are applying for.