Study in Sweden


Choose Sweden as the country of your higher education for practical oriented, research active education that can give a good job while you yet to complete your study in the university. Sweden ranks among the world’s most innovative nations, is the country of Noble prize. Almost everybody in Sweden speaks in English, your professors in University or the grocery shop or restaurant you come across everyday of your student life.

Swedish Higher Education System

Higher Education in Sweden is offered at three levels:

Bachelor’s (undergraduate)

You have opportunity to do your Bachelor’s program in nearly 100 of courses that too are taught in English. A bachelor’s degree combines in-depth study in your specialized area with studies in complementary subjects. Studies combine theory and practice and a lot of activities that give you great exposure.

Bachelor’s programs - three years of study - 180 ECTS credits

Master’s (graduate)

As much as over 900 programs of master’s level courses currently offered in English in Sweden. Master’s programs are a balanced combine study of theory and practical and encourage critical and creative thinking.

You can complete your Master’s program in two years of study, for a total of 60 or 120 ECTS credits. The structure: advanced coursework followed by a research-based master’s thesis.

Coursework usually consists of compulsory core courses as well as elective courses in related fields. This allows you to develop advanced knowledge in your area and specialize according to your specific interests.

Eligible for entry to a master’s degree in Sweden: you must have completed a bachelor’s degree or equivalent apart from other general and program-specific entry requirements.

PhD (doctoral program)

Sweden is among the best options in the world for doing your PhD studies.

PhD programs usually consist of a minimum of four years of full-time study, or 240 ECTS credits.

PHD programs are extensively research oriented. This means most of the time you are engaged in research activities in your chosen study. Theoretical studies comprise of small courses and seminars which are also very important part of your PHD.

All PhD students receive individual tutoring and theses are publicly defended. Some departments may require that the thesis be part of an ongoing project within the department. If your PhD is in the fields of technology, natural science and medicine, you’ll often work as part of a team.

The best part of Swedish PhD; you do not have to pay fees for your PhD program; rather you will get a monthly salary. PhD positions are usually offered as paid positions by universities or external funding bodies.

Entry criterion

Admission Intakes

Education Cost

Tuition fee (approx.)

Living Expenses (approx.)

An average monthly student budget is about INR 50,000 per month. The costs will vary depending on where you live and your personal preferences. You can join students union for a small semester wise fees to avail students discounts in many places. For textbooks you may buy from second sales by older students and websites.

Application System

Adept is the best place to help you for your education in Sweden. In its 14 long years of existence Adept has helped hundreds of students acquiring degrees from top notch universities from the world. We understand the requirements of French universities more than anybody in the industry. From Admission to Visa and post landing assistance, Adept provides all kind of assistance to you.

  • Bachelor’s (undergraduate)
  • Master’s (graduate)
  • and PhD (doctoral)
    • Application form, photo, CV and SOP
    • 2 Letter of Recommendations, High School Certificate or Diploma
    • Copy of passport
    • Application fees (paid online)
    • TOEFL - 550 ITP, 213 CBT, 80 IBT or IELTS 6.0
    • Autumn - begins at the end of August and lasts until mid-January ( a short break at the end of December)
    • Spring - runs from mid-January to the beginning of June
    • Application Fees: SEK 900 = INR 7000
    • Undergraduate Programs : SEK 80,000 = INR 6,00,000 per year
    • Post-graduate Programs : SEK 100,000 = INR 7,50,000 per year
    • Application form received
    • Admissions' committee deliberation
    • Acceptance of order
    • Deposit payment & financial support
    • Enrolment confirmation certificate
    • Visa application

Sweden is best when you think of quality education, quality lifestyle and place that has highest regard for humanity and environment. All these are proved not just wordy decoration if you read below the details provided.

Best country for students

English spoken by everybody – You don’t have to speak in Swedish to study in Sweden. Almost everybody speaks fair amount of English; starting from your university professors, to the local restaurants, shopping centers or place of tourism everywhere.

Sweden boasts of an excellent network of buses, trains, subways, trams, boats and planes to travel across the country. 30% of student community depends upon bicycles to commute to their university campuses and elsewhere too.

Work while study – You have no working limit in Sweden while studying although your studies should be your number-one priority. After completing your studies, you can apply to extend your residence permit to look for work for up to six months. Once you get a job in this period (is always been easy) you can apply for a work permit to extend your visa and work there.

Sweden is clean and safe, and the standard of living is high.

Sweden - among the best countries for research

Investment in research is among the highest in the world in relation to GDP. Sweden is traditionally known as a leader in innovation and a home of trendsetters and early adopters. Sweden has contributed to world-changing inventions such as the seatbelt, the pacemaker etc.

Sweden - start a fantastic career here

Sweden is home to the largest number of multinationals per capita of any country in the world. Sweden is the birthplace of many of worlds’ leading brands including Volvo, Scania, IKEA, TetraPak, Ericsson, AstraZeneca and H&M. This means starting a career here can really take you places. Sweden offers the best work-life balance atmosphere, so receive a job offer while you’re still studying here and apply for a work permit to start a fantastic career.


Sweden's degree programs generally include internships, which are a great way to get real-world experience while you build your professional network.

Relatively easy student visas

Student visa for Sweden is relatively easier than US and UK.


Adept Overseas has helped 100s of students for education and visa in countries including Sweden. Make a call to our counselor for France at 9000511144, 9010811144. You may click here to submit your details also. We will call you to know from you and provide perfect guidance, of course FREE OF COST.

Admissions Process for Swedish Universities

Step 1 – Knowing about you

Fill your details in our student enquiry form Details include your academic qualifications, IELTS score, work experience (if any), financial status, career goals, life interests and aspirations. This helps us to know you and your actual requirement.

Step 2 - University & Program Selection

Shortlisting 3-4 universities and course that match your profile and requirement.

Step 3 – Documents for admission

We ensure that your documents including mark sheets, essays, statement of purpose, recommendation letters, and resume are ready to sending to the universities.

Step 4 - Application submission

We guide you in filling the University application form carefully without any mistakes. Now we send the application form and documents to the chosen universities. There is a non-refundable application fee for admission for universities. There is an application fees of approximately INR7000.

Step 5 – Receiving offer letter

You may receive an admission offer letter from the universities within 8-10 weeks of application submission. It can be as quick as even 1-2 weeks if the university accepts online applications only.

The offer letter asks you to pay the first term/year tuition fee to the university. Then you get a confirmation letter of your admission. You can apply for visa with this admission confirmation letter.

Getting Swedish Student Visa

All visas applications are sent to Sweden and processed in approx. 90 days. Students are advised to opt for online method for submitting the Visa application. You need to make an online payment of SEK 1,000 (approx.INR8000) as Visa fees.

Applying for a Swedish Student Visa:

  • Admission confirmation to a Swedish university and prepare the documents (mentioned below)
  • Upload all the documents online by logging to Migrationsverket Website.
  • Pay the visa fee of SEK 1,000 through a Debit or Credit Card
  • Receive confirmation from the consulate/ embassy
  • Submit your biometric information and photograph at the nearest embassy/ consulate office of Sweden on receiving the email

Mandatory Document for Student Visa Application:

  • Admission enrolment letter from a Swedish Academic Institution that clearly states the course duration and that you have paid the first installment of the university tuition fees
  • A valid passport - should be issued not earlier than 10 years preceding the time of application
  • Proof of funds to pay for the course you are enrolled in as well as support your stay in Sweden. This could be in the form of a scholarship/ sponsor (public or private), student loan or own funds to the tune of SEK 7,974 for each month of your stay in Sweden.
  • Class 10th 12th and/or Bachelors (whichever applicable) Mark-sheet and Certificate showing clearly the year of completion of the course.
  • An essay of 1000 character (roughly 150 words) explaining why you have chosen Sweden as the country for your studies. You need to convince the Swedish visa authority about your current studies and future plan post education in Sweden.
  • Curriculum vitae, experience letter (if applicable)

Note:Scan and upload the original documents and not the photo copies of your documents. For online applications, the attached documents should not be larger than 2MB. Acceptable formats for online submission are pdf, doc, docx, jpg, png, rtf and txt. PDF and JPEG only.

At Adept we provide all kind of guidance so you can arrange the right documents required to apply for your student visa. To know more about Visa requirements and preparation meet our visa expert for Sweden at our office or just call at: 9000511144, 9010811144


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