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    Swedish University Of Agricultural Sciences - [SLU], Uppsala, Uppland - Admission

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    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences 2021-2022 Admissions: Entry Deadlines, Requirements & Application Process

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    Arpita Das

    Study Abroad Expert | Updated on - Jun 15, 2021

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences is a public university housing nearly 4,000 students enrolled in various UG, PG and doctoral programs via its 4 faculties: Faculty of Landscape Planning, Horticulture and Agricultural, Faculty of Natural Resources and Agriculture, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal and Faculty of Forest.

    The university welcomes applications for the Autumn and Spring semesters. The deadline for Autumn session is closed, however students can apply for the spring semester by October 15 through universityadmission.se. Along with an IELTS score of 6.5,Cambridge Michigan Language of English 6 is essential. It is important to note that no UG programs are offered in English at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.

    Highlights

    Admission Portal Universityadmission.se
    Application Fee 900 SEK
    Mode of Payment Online
    Academic Calendar Semester-based
    Intake Season Autumn/ Spring
    Language of Instruction Sweden, English
    English Language Proficiency English 6
    Financial Aid Scholarships and loan

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Admission Deadlines

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences has fixed application deadlines. However, many programs accept late applications beyond the deadline depending on the availability of seats in the program. International applicants are advised not to delay the application process keeping in mind the visa processing time. I gave the application deadlines in the table below:

    Programs Deadlines
    Master’s program (taught in English) starting from Autumn – Round 1 January 15
    Master’s program (taught in English) starting from Autumn – Round 2 (EU/ EEA applicants only) April15
    Programs starting in Spring semester October 15

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences International Student Admissions

    International applicants applying to Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences are required to submit their completed application through universityadmissions.se for UG & PG programs. The documents required for admission may depend on the applicant’s home country and equivalency to Swedish education system requirements.

    • Application Portal: universityadmissions.se
    • Application Fee: 900 SEK
    • Basic Admission Requirements: International students must fulfill the following requirements to be eligible for admission to the university:
      • Completion of upper secondary education for UG degree.
      • Completion of UG with 180 credits in relevant subjects.
      • Degree evaluation by the Swedish Council of Higher Education
      • Proof of English language proficiency
      • Copy of valid passport
    • Proof of financial stability
    • Proof of health insurance

    Country Specific Requirements

    Country UG PG
    India Higher Secondary Examination; Intermediate Examination; All ISSCE; Pre-University Education Certificate;ISC; CVE; Polytechnic Diploma 4 year UG; PG degree
    Sri Lanka Official transcripts of O-levels and A-levels; A-level in English 3 year UG degree except for UG of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery and UG of Unani Medicine and Surgery
    Pakistan HSSC with passing grade in Math; Secondary school certificate 4 year UG degree in Homeopathy with 126 credits, PG degree;
    Thailand Mathayom 6, Maw 6, Por Wor Chor and Paw Waw Chaw 4 year UG degree
    China Senior Secondary School , Specialized Middle School Completion and Vocational Secondary School 4 year UG degree

    English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

    International students are required to submit proof of English language proficiency such that they meet Swedish upper secondary course English 6. The equivalent of English 6 in various English tests is given in the table below:

    Test Minimum Requirements
    IELTS Overall 6.5 and no section below 5.5
    TOEFL 575 (Paper-based) 90 (Internet-based)
    PTE Score of 62 (writing 61)
    Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments English 6

    Visa Process for International Students

    International applicants willing to study in Sweden must apply for a residence permit which is issued by the Swedish Migration Agency and processed by the Swedish Embassy and Consulates in India.

    The processing time for an online visa application is 90 days whereas the processing time for a paper application can take more than 90 days. Therefore, international students are advised to submit online applications for timely processing.

    The documents required to apply for a visa to study in Sweden are given below:

    • For paper applications, original as well as scanned copy of documents is required.
    • For online application, a scanned copy of documents is required and the documents should not be more than 2 MB.
    • Valid passport
    • Letter of enrollment from the university
    • Financial statement
    • Proof of health insurance
    • Proof of English language proficiency

    The steps to be followed to apply for a visa are as follows:

    • Confirm your admission to a Swedish University and prepare the required documents.
    • Prepare proof of health insurance.
    • Fill the residence permit application form.
    • Receive confirmation from the consulate.
    • Submit biometrics and photos at the nearest collection point.

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Undergraduate Admissions

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences programs offer a wide range of UG programs to students. All bachelor’s and associate degree programs are taught in Swedish. The requirements to take admission is similar for all bachelor’s programs.

    • Where to Apply: universityadmissions.se
    • Application Fee: 900 SEK
    • Admission Requirements: All undergraduate applicants must meet the following requirements for admission to undergraduate programs:
      • Completion of upper secondary education (high school education)
      • Demonstrate proficiency in English language equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English 6.
      • Successful completion of courses in Mathematics equivalent to Swedish courses Mathematics 1a, 1b or 1c.

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Graduate Admissions

    PG courses of Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences include a wide range of programs in the field of Agriculture, Economy, Forest, Biotechnology and food, Horticulture, Water, etc. All applicants must submit applications through the central Swedish portal.

    • Where to Apply: universityadmission.se
    • Application Fee: 900 SEK
    • Admission Requirements: The following requirements must be fulfilled for admission to graduate programs at the university:
      • UG degree equivalent to Swedish kandidatexamen
      • Proof of English proficiency equivalent to English 6
      • UG degree with 180 credits in subjects related to the course of study

    Some popular graduate degree programs of the university and academic qualifications required for admission are given in the table below:

    Requirements Agriculture Economics and Management Forest Ecology and Sustainable Development Horticulture Science Landscape Architecture Sustainable Development
    Application Deadline January 15 January 15 January 15 January 15 January 15
    Academic Requirements UG with 180 credits including 90 credits in business administration, 15 credits in microeconomics or 90 credits in economics and 5 credits of math and statistics or 15 credits of statistics. UG with 60 credits in either Forest Science, Forest Management, Biology, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science, Social Science, or Physical Geography. UG with 180 credits in natural science or social science UG with 180 credits including 90 credits in either Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Built Environment, Design, Special Planning, Geography, Landscape Science, or Environmental Science; Knowledge corresponding to at least 15 credits from studio/ project courses in landscape architecture UG degree equivalent to Swedish Kandidatexamen
    Language proficiency requirements English 6 English 6 English 6 English 6 English 6
    Personal Statement Not required Not required Not required Not required Required (1 page)

    All applicants have to submit their complete application package with supporting documents to the following address:

    University Admissions in Sweden
    R 312
    SE-106 53 Stockholm, Sweden

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences suggests international students to apply early to avoid last minute hassles of the visa application portal. For the autumn round 1 late applications are accepted up to February 3 and results are notified on April 3. For programs commencing in Spring, application decisions are announced by December 10 and students must reply to their offers by December 16.

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