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Chalmers University of Technology Admissions 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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With an acceptance rate of 80-90%, Chalmers University of Technology offers around 40 masters programs within architecture, engineering and technology management. Chalmers University accepts applications for autumn and spring sessions.Applicants can apply through the online application portal.Applicants who are currently enrolled can apply if they have only one semester left of their ongoing studies can also apply.

  • Program-specific application deadlines may vary.
  • The university is currently accepting applications only for master’s programs in Autumn session.
  • The university doesn’t provide undergraduate courses.


Application platform for international applicantsApplication on Chalmers’ online portal
Acceptance Rate80-90%
Application fees for international students900 SEK
Avg. SAT scoreN/A
Avg. ACT scoreN/A
Financial AidGrants, scholarships
Academic calendarSemester-based
Intake seasonsAutumn and Spring

Chalmers University Admission Deadlines

Applicants are advised to keep in mind the below-mentioned deadlines while applying to study at Chalmers University:

Deadline TitleDates
Application Submission16 October – 15 January
Application for Scholarship16 October – 15 January
Late Application (Selected Master Programs)16 January onwards
Submission of Supporting Documents1 February
Submission of Application fee1 February

Chalmers University International Admission

Chalmers University of Technology invites and accepts international students from around 70 countries to enable students to share not only classes but also varied cultural and social assets. For international students to apply and get admitted there are a few guidelines and eligibility criteria: To be eligible, international applicants must fulfill the below-mentioned requisites. They must have a:

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent degree in the concentration of Science, Technology, Engineering or Architecture with a minimum of 3 years’ studies.
  • For non-native English speakers, the proof of English proficiency score must be demonstrated.

The application process for international applicants is as below:

  1. Selection of program on Chalmers’ programs portal
  2. Filling an Online Application Form
  3. Submitting Supporting Documents to be submitted along with the application form
  4. Payment of Application Fee to be made along with the form and supporting documents
  5. Application for Scholarship can be made on the scholarship application page/portal (if financial aid required)

International Admission Requirements

The international students applying to the Chalmers University must submit required documents and papers to support their application and their personal and academic details/history. Supporting documents to be submitted by the applicants with the application form:

  • Certificates and diplomas from previous university studies
  • Transcripts of completed courses and grades
  • Proof of English language skill
  • Proof that you meet the specific entry requirements
  • Relevant pages of your passport or other valid ID
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Project portfolio
  • Letter of (intent) motivation
  • Work experience (optional)
  • Letter of recommendation (optional)
  • Cumulative grade point average (CGPA) (optional)
  • The course-specific or department-specific requirements of documents may vary, though the general requirements remain the same.

English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

International students may submit their TOEFL and/or IELTS scores to exhibit English proficiency. The minimum required scores by the university are as given below. However, candidates must note that some departments may demand different score requirements.

Test TitleTest Score
IELTSOverall 6.5, not less than 5.5 in any component.
TOEFLPaper-based: 4.5 (scale of 1-6), a total of 575 Internet-based: 20 (scale of 1-30), a total of 90
PTEOverall 62, writing 61
ESOLC1 Advanced (CAE) Cambridge ESOL Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International, Level C1

Visa Process for International Students

Non-native visitors/students must obtain a visa to enter and stay in Sweden from the Swedish embassy. Resident Permits are issued by the Swedish Migration Agency in Sweden but processed by the Swedish Embassy and Consulates in India. The type of visa an applicant needs depends on the duration of stay, say, short stay (for less than three months) or long stay (for longer than six months) type visa.

Eligibility criteria for Sweden Study Visa:

  • The study program applied for must be full-time.
  • Applicant must have written confirmation of admission from the university (a letter of admission/offer letter).
  • Applicants are recommended to pay the tuition fee amount in advance.
  • If the stay is for less than one year, applicants are required to have health insurance for the duration of their stay.
  • The validity of the passport must be a minimum of six months.

Visa Process

  1. Fill out a study visa application form at the embassy
  2. Schedule an interview
  3. Gather all required supporting documents and submitted along with the application.

List of Documents required for the visa application and interview is mentioned below:

  1. Copies of relevant pages of the passport (personal information and validity period)
  2. Letter of acceptance from the university (confirmation of admission)
  3. A copy of Health insurance proof (valid for the entire stay in Sweden)
  4. Proof of financial support (minimum of 850 Euro per month and 165 EUR per month for food and accommodation)
  5. Proof of English Proficiency Test Score (Level of English 6)

Chalmers University Undergraduate Admission

Chalmers conducts its bachelor's programs in Swedish. So in order to study Swedish programs, one must have high formal knowledge of Swedish.

Where to Apply: Chalmers’ Online Application Portal.

Please note that specific requirements for specific programs may vary. However, the general admission requirements for bachelors programs are mentioned below.

  • Applicants must have a formal knowledge of Swedish language
  • Applicants must demonstrate a high level of knowledge in mathematics, physics, and chemistry
  • Certificates and diplomas from previous university studies are required to be submitted
  • Transcripts of completed courses and grades are required to be submitted
  • Proof that you meet the specific entry requirements (if there are course-specific requirements)
  • Relevant pages of passport or other valid ID mentioning personal information of the passport holder and validity details of the passport.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume
  • Letter of motivation

Chalmers University Graduate Admission

Chalmers University offers 39 two-year graduate-level courses which are commenced in English. The applicants must fulfill the below-mentioned requirements for entry and English language requirements as needed by the programs. Normally, the entry requirements and course-specific requirements are similar, though one must check before applying. Admission requirements for graduate-level programs are as follows:

CourseEntry Requirements
Architecture and urban designBachelor’s degree with a major in: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Automation and Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Mathematics, Software Engineering or related subjects;
Computer/Data Science Bachelor's degree in Science/Engineering/Technology/Architecture;
Engineering (Physics, Mathematics)Bachelor’s degree with a major in: Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Automation and Mechatronics Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Engineering Mathematics or Chemical Engineering with Engineering Physics; 
Preferable course experience: Automatic control or Control theory and Fatigue and fracture mechanics
Industrial Engineering and ManagementBachelor’s degree (or the equivalent) with a major in: Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Vehicle Engineering or Automation and Mechatronics Engineering;

With an acceptance rate of 80-90%, Chalmers University proves to be lenient in terms of selectivity. Currently, there are no undergraduate programs active at Chalmers, but the graduate programs are clearly worth opting for. In the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Architecture the Chalmers University offers plenty of programs and a sure chance at Technical Excellency. Keep in mind the requirements and other important aspects in order to be a direct shoo-in.

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