UNIVERSITY OF SKOVDE, SKOVDE

Skovde, VastergotlandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1977Established Year
  7361Enrollment

Univeristy of Skovde, founded in 1977, is house to wide variety of bachelor’s, master’s and international competitive research programs taught fully in English. This relatively young state university offers quality education and cutting-edge research programs. The university shares its building with Gothia Science Park (GSP), a business incubator which makes this place a perfect blend of industry and academia.

Highlights

Type of ProgramsBachelor’s; Master’s
Duration of ProgramsBachelor’s – 3 years Master’s – 1 year; 2 years
No. of Programs (in English)Bachelor’s – 1 Master’s – 19
Residence Permit RequiredYes
On-Campus AccommodationYes
Admission Helpdeskadmission@his.se

Programs, Accommodation and Residence Permit

  • Skovde University gives its fee-paying students a chance to study 2 extra Swedish language courses free of cost along with their mainstream Bachelor’s or Master’s programs.
  • Any student willing to study for more than 3 months at the university mandatorily need to have Residence Permit.
  • The university offers three residence options to its students to stay, though they don’t guarantee it due to its shortage. So the students must also make their own arrangements before coming to Sweden. Skovde, unfortunately, also doesn’t assist in finding a private accommodation.

University of Skovde Admissions

  • Application Form: All the students have to apply to the university programs through the national portal for admission – universityadmissions.se
  • Common requirements: Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency Tests: Equivalent to English course 6 level taught at Swedish high schools
  • The application fee: 900 SEK
  • Additional requirements: Marks in related subjects
  • Intake Window: 16 October – 15 January

English Proficiency Test

Following scores are equal to the accepted English courses 6/B.

IELTS6.5 or more
TOEFL90 - iBT
575 - PBT
PTE62
Cambridge Michigan Language Assessment/Cambridge ESOLC1 Advanced (CAE)

Tuition Fees

The university charges its students fee in 2 price brackets.

Price Bracket 1 programs – 90, 000 SEK (per academic year of 60 credits)

Price Bracket 2 program – 1,30,000 (per academic year of 60 credits)

Price Bracket 1 includes programs from Humanities, Law, Social Science and Teaching/Education study areas.

Price Bracket 2 includes programs from Life Science, Technology, Medicine, Health Science, and Design study areas.

Scholarships

Some of the scholarships at Skovde University are funded by the Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR). The students who apply to Master’s programs are only eligible for it.

Amount of waiver: 50% of the tuition fee

Requirement: Motivational letter

Deadline: 1 February

The students studying at the university are given financial support through scholarships, grants, loans by other institutions and organizations also.

Find a Program

Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing 1 Program

$14,278 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Engineering, Technology & Applied Sciences 9 Programs

Arts & Social Studies 1 Program

2 years
$14,290 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 14,290
Bachelors Tuition Fees$14278.25
Post graduate Tuition Fees$14289.61
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 82,608
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
7,361
ADMISSION DEADLINES
Application Deadline
January 15, 2019
Start of Application process October 16, 2019
End of Application process January 15, 2019
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
-
Min. 6.5
Total Applications
-
Min. 90
RANKING
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Breakdown of Ranking
  • 2018
  • Global Rank (Out of 300)
    #201
    Ranking Criteria
    23.2/100
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