Swedish for International Students

Swedish for International Students

    Swedish for International Students

    We offer six different levels of Swedish credible courses on a complementary basis, divided from level 1 for beginners to level 6 for more advanced language users.

    These courses are eligible for international students admitted to a course, through an exchange program, bachelor/master or an equivalent agreement, containing at least 15 ECTS at Stockholm University. Visiting researchers and PhD-students are eligible for the courses Swedish for International Employees

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

    It is not possible to apply to one of these courses if you are not a student at Stockholm University, or will be studying less than 15 ECTS at Stockholm University during the semester you apply for.

    It is also not possible to apply for a higher level without taking the placement test or without passing the previous level. Under certain circumstances costs can be associated to this course.

    These courses may not be included in a degree at Stockholm University, either as a main field of study or as additional studies.

    Admission and registration

    Information about beginners level and intermediate and advanced courses.


    Click on the courses below for more information about course contents, schedules, module descriptions and literature.



    Course code


    Semester* and pace

    Course 1 NS0001 4,5 VT, HT, 50% period 1 and 2
    Course 2 NS0002 7,5 VT, HT, 50% period 1 and 2
    Course 3 NS0003 7,5 VT, HT, 50% period 1
    Course 4 NS0004 9 VT, HT, 50% period 1
    Course 5 NS0005 9 VT, HT, 50% period 1
    Course 6 NS0006 15 VT, HT, 50% period 1

    * VT = vårtermin = Spring semester, HT = hösttermin = Autumn semester

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    Lydia Lundgren

    Student office Swedish for international students and employees

    E-mail: studexp.int.svefler@su.se

    Chat with us via the box in the lower right corner. The chat is available when the box "Chatta med oss" is visible.

    Phone and phone hours
    Room and visiting hours
    Visiting and postal addresses

    Please see the Studentoffice

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