Overview on Uppsala University- Sweden

One of the top ranked universities and apparently, the oldest university in Sweden, The university of Uppsala, consistently, welcomes international students into its various programmes. Several Swedish universities offer a range of different scholarship programs for international students to help cover tuition fees or living costs, which the university of Uppsala, is among.

Sweden is located in Northern Europe and is part of Scandinavia countries. Swedish univerities offer quality education. Students who wish to study here but not proficient in swedish language have nothing to worry about. There’re courses taught in English, that’s if you are from an english speaking country, you may only wish to learn a second language (Swedish) for personal interests…

Uppsala University is a research university in Uppsala, Sweden, and is the oldest university in Sweden and all of the Nordic countries still in operation. The university was founded in 1477.

The University studies are counted in credits. 1.5 credits corresponds to one week of full-time studies. One semester is worth 30 credits.

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How to apply:

Bachelor’s studies

You apply to Uppsala University’s Bachelor’s programmes through the website www.universityadmissions.se

The application period for Bachelor’s programmes commencing autumn 2018 is from 16 October 2017 to 15 January 2018.

Bachelor’s studies

How to apply:

You apply to Uppsala University’s Bachelor’s programmes through the website www.universityadmissions.se

Uppsala University offers four international Bachelor’s programmes, all delivered in English, and with a duration of three years of full-time study. These programmes are taken at Campus Gotland.


Start your application: create an account on the University Admissions in Sweden website.

  •  A Bachelor’s degree from an internationally recognised university.
  • English Language Proficiency

This is usually done through an internationally recognised test such as TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent.

Required Test Scores:

  • IELTS ACADEMIC: an overall mark of 6.5 and no section below 5.5
  • TOEFL: Paper-based: Score of 4.5 (scale 1–6) in written test and a total score of 575. Internet-based: Score of 20 (scale 0–30) in written test and a total score of 90
  • Cambridge: CAE, CPE

Tuition and Fee

Application fee is SEK 900.

Tuition is within the range of SEK 50,000 – SEK 72,500 per semester, depending on the programme of study.

Living Expenses:

To obtain a Swedish residence permit, students are required to have a minimum of SEK 8064 per month. When you apply for your residence permit you must enclose a bank statement showing that you have your own bank funds available in an account belonging to you

Students Part time Work Availability

Full-time study normally involves an average commitment of 40 hours of work per week.