SWEDISH UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES - [SLU], UPPSALA

Uppsala, UpplandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1977Established Year
  3745Enrollment

Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences, the only agricultural university of Sweden, was established in 1977 with a focus on sustainability. In THE’s Ranking list, SLU ranks #36 in the world, and also ranks Sweden’s best “young university”. SLU’s 4 subjects rank in the top 10 world ranked subjects. Also, according to QS WUR Subject Rankings, Agriculture and Forestry subject ranks at #3 and Veterinary Science subject ranks at #2 on the list making the university one of the prestigious universities of Sweden and worldwide.

Highlights

Types of ProgramsMaster’s; Doctorate
No. of Programs (taught in English)Master’s - 21
Duration of Program2 years
Residence Permit RequiredYes
On-Campus AccommodationYes

Programs, Campus, Accommodation Facility and Residence Permit

  • Bachelor and associate programs are offered only in Swedish.
  • SLU offers guaranteed accommodation to its fee-paying students.
  • The university has campuses at 4 places – Alnarp, Umea, Uppsala, Skara and Skinnskatteberg.
  • After making the tuition fee payment at the university for the first semester, the students have to apply for the residence permit.

Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences 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
  • The application fee: 900 SEK
  • Additional requirements: Minimum marks in Mathematics(equal to Swedish Mathematics 1a/1b/1c), Minimum marks in other related subjects and other specific requirements stated in the application form.
  • Intake Window: 16 October – 15 January

English Proficiency Test

At Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences, the student can submit any of the below mentioned scores. These scores are equivalent to the accepted English course 6 level taught at the Swedish senior secondary level.

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

Tuition Fee

Social Science105,000 SEK
Natural Science/ Technology152,000 SEK
Landscape Architecture Design1,52,000 SEK
Health Science160,000 SEK
Veterinary Medicine195,000 SEK
Other128,500 SEK

Scholarships

The international students are offered scholarships over their tuition fee amount by SLU as well as by the Swedish Institute (SI). All those students who put the Master’s program at SLU as their first priority in the application, will become eligible for the full tuition fee waiver. Scholarships offered by SLU only cover the tuition cost and not the living expenses of the students, whereas scholarships awarded by Swedish Institute (SI) cover tuition cost and living expenses both.

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AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 16,020
Post graduate Tuition Fees$16020
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 48,840
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
3,745
International Students
149
Male : Female Ratio
31:69
Student : Faculty Ratio
4:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES
Application Deadline
January 15, 2019
Start of Application process October 16, 2019
End of Application process January 15, 2019
Application Fee
$ 900
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
-
Min. 6.5
Total Applications
-
Min. 90
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TELEPHONE
Almas Allé 8, 750 07 Uppsala
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