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KARLSTAD UNIVERSITY, KARLSTAD, VARMLAND

Karlstad, VarmlandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1999Established Year

Karlstad University Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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Karlstad University is one of the youngest universities of Sweden. In 2014, the university was ranked #1 in Sweden by StudyPortals Award for Outstanding International Student Satisfaction, an award which is based on the reviews given by international students in Europe. The university focuses strongly on community collaboration, and for that it has partnered with various private and public companies for their education and research programs.

Highlights

No. of Programs taught in EnglishBachelor’s – 1 Master’s - 21
No. of Research Programs26
Mode of StudyFull-time; Distance
Duration of Program3 years; 2 years
Application Portaluniversityadmissions.se
Residence Permit RequiredYes

Residence Permit and Residence

  • While applying for the residence permit, which is mandatory for studying in Sweden, the students have to show full availability of funds for their duration of study in Sweden.
  • The university doesn’t offer on-campus housing facility to its students, therefore, the students need to start searching for an off-campus residence as soon as they pay the tuition fee.

Karlstad University Admissions

  • Application Form: Student are required to apply to the university program through the national website (universityadmissions.se)
  • Common requirements: Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency Tests:

    Master’s

    • TOEFL - 575 (paper-based); 213 (computer-based); 90 (internet-based)
    • IELTS – 6.5 or more and no band lower than 5.5
    • an equivalent test score

          Single Subject Courses or Degree Programmes

    • TOEFL-530 (paper-based); 173 (computer-based); 72 (internet-based)
    • IELTS – 5.5 or more and no band lower than 5.0
  • Application fee: 900 SEK
  • Additional requirements: Mathematics score, letter of admission, etc.
  • Intake Window: 15 March -15 April (Autumn semester)

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee of the only bachelor’s program offered (in English) is 4,50,000 SEK. For the master’s programs, the fees ranges from 95,000 SEK to 2,45,000 SEK depending on the number of credits the program has, with cost of each credit being 2500 SEK.

Scholarships – Karlstad University Global Scholarship

Karlstad University Global Scholarship is offered to the meritorious students from non Eu/ EEA (and Switzerland) countries. This scholarship covers 20%, 50%, 75% or 100% of the tuition fee. The amount of scholarship will be specified in the notification for each scholarship holder. The value of the scholarship will be deducted from the tuition cost of the program. The Karlstad University Global Scholarship is not given on living cost and only covers tuition cost of the candidate.

Note that all these scholarships are awarded in fall semester only.

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Karlstad University Overview

Student Population
Average Cost of Attendance$10,730 / Year

Attendance Cost

$10,730

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Post Graduate Program$10,730 / Year
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    RANKED  #801 - #1000

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    RANKED  #251 - #300

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    Universitetsgatan 2, 651 88 Karlstad
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    Bus Station

    Karlstad Universitetet0.11 Km
    Karlstad, Kronoparkskyrkan0.59 Km
    Karlstad Klarinettgatan0.85 Km

    Super Market

    Netto4.95 Km
    Coop City5.5 Km
    Willys6.09 Km
    Goda Jorden6.4 Km

    Airport

    Karlstad Airport14.5 Km
    Torsby Airport89.48 Km
    Moss Airport, Rygge158.37 Km
    Oslo Airport Gardermoen164.25 Km
    Sandefjord Airport, Torp190.28 Km
    Gothenburg City Airport206.69 Km
    Lanseria International Airport9581.08 Km
    Grand Central Airport9589.07 Km
    OR Tambo International Airport9607.49 Km
    Rand Airport9617.45 Km
    Welkom Airport9793.49 Km
    New Castle S. Africa9810.96 Km
    Vryheid Airport9823.83 Km
    Bloemfontein Airport9910.35 Km
    Semonkong Airport10000 Km
    Pietermaritzburg Airport10000 Km
    King Shaka International Airport10000 Km
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