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Nearly 16,000 have applied to international master's programmes at SU

When applications closed at midnight on January 17, Stockholm University had received approximately 15 800 applications for master’s programmes starting in the autumn of 2022.

On a national level, a total of 82,398 students have applied for master's studies starting in the autumn of 2022 in the international application round, a decrease of approximately three per cent compared to 2021. The number of applicants to Stockholm University has decreased by approximately six per cent compared to the same period last year.

Three students at Skeppsholmen in central Stockholm on a winter's day.
Photo: Niklas Björling
 

Applicants from all over the world 

Students from countries around the world have applied to Stockholm University. Below is a list of countries with more than 200 applicants on the last day for application. 

  • Pakistan, 1 491
  • Nigeria, 1 349
  • Sweden, 805
  • India, 799
  • Germany, 571
  • Bangladesh, 537
  • Ghana, 530
  • United Kingdom, 500
  • China, 475
  • Sri Lanka, 435
  • USA, 434
  • Iran, 306
  • The Netherlands, 301
  • Greece, 279
  • Indonesia, 228
  • Cameroon, 226
  • France, 223
  • Spain, 208
 

Most popular study programmes 

Stockholm University's master's programmes with the highest number of applications are:

  • Master's Programme in Information Security, 936
  • Master's Programme in Decision Analysis and Data Science, 845
  • Master's Programme in IT Project Management, 824
  • Master's Programme in Education with International and Comparative specialisation, 716
  • Master's Programme in Marketing, 676
  • Master's Programme in Computer and Systems Science, 651
  • Master's Programme in Banking and Finance, 646
 

What happens next?

Have you applied to a master's programme at Stockholm University? Here you can read more about the whole application and selection process