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Linnaeus University Admissions 2020-2021 Deadlines, Requirements & Process


Linnaeus University is a public university located in Småland, Sweden. The university enrolls around 15,000 students annually and has over 2000 international students annually. It is known for courses like business, economics, and marketing, IT, design, art, music, journalism, natural sciences, and engineering, etc.

  • Linnaeus university has a semester-based academic calendar.
  • International applicants can apply online through the university admissions office.
  • International students must ensure the timely completion of the Swedish visa process.


Application Portal
Application Fee900 SEK (Swedish Kronor)
Official Contact No.+46(0)772-28 80 00 
Admissions E-mail
English ProficiencyTOEFL/IELTS
Mode of PaymentVISA, Discover Card, Master Card, Local Bank Transfer
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Cost of attendance170,000.00 SEK- 500,000.00 SEK
Financial AidGrants, Loans, Scholarships.

Linnaeus University Admission Deadlines

Applicants must submit their applications for spring and autumn semester programs by the following deadlines:

Spring15 August
Autumn15 January

English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

Applicants for UG and PG programs are required to fulfill entry requirements equivalent to the English language at the upper secondary level called English 6. The applicants can fulfill this requirement by submitting test scores equivalent to the English 6 level.

TestMinimum required score

Visa Process for International Students

  • The applicants are required to submit the following additional documents:
    • Two identical photos
    • Copy of Passport
    • Copy of Passport’s Biometric Data
    • Proof of Residence
    • Proof of financial support (Affidavit and Bank Statement)
    • Medical Insurance Cover of €30,000.
    • Proof of Accommodation
    • University Admission/Acceptance Letter
    • Visa Fee Payment Receipt
  • The form must be completed with accurate information such as name, biographical information, and program information as this will be used for the visa stamp in the applicant’s passport.
  • Students have to pay the visa fee (60€) and print the receipt for the interview.
  • Applicants then need to apply for the study visa, submit the form and make the required payment.
  • Finally, students have to attend the scheduled interview at the suitable Embassy or Consulate.
  • General documents to take for the Schengen visa interview:
    • Passport (valid for at least six months ahead)
    • Original application Form
    • Health Insurance Cover
    • Official Admission Letter and completed Visa Application Form.
    • Completed and signed visa application form
    • Proof of permanent address.
    • Two Passport- sized photographs (2”x2")
    • Receipt of fee payment.
    • Proof of funding sufficient to cover the tuition and living expenses. The applicant may support this by providing the original versions of the Financial Affidavit of Support form and bank statement they submitted to receive immigration documents.
    • Evidence of the intention to return to the home country and not immigrate.

Linnaeus University Undergraduate Admissions

Admissions at undergraduate programs offered by the Linnaeus University requires the applicants to submit the following documents:

Application Portal: University Admissions Office

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

Admission Requirements for International Students:

  • There is a 900 SEK application fee.
  • High school transcripts are inclusive of grades from the last three years.
  • Proof of English proficiency: TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores for applicants.
  • Copy of Passport
  • Resume
  • Portfolio (Art/Design Courses)
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Mathematics Proficiency (Proof of successful completion of course in high school)
  • Health Insurance Cover
  • Proof of financial support (Must be a dated bank statement with official signature and/or the Declaration of Finances.)
  • Video conference/In-person Interview

Linnaeus University Graduate Admissions

The University offers various post-graduate diploma and certificate courses. Each course has a tuition fee of approximately 170,000.00 SEK- 300,000 SEK. Admission requirements for some PG programs are mentioned below:

Application Portal: University Admissions Office

Application Deadline: January 15

CourseAcademic Requirements 
Masters in MarketingLOR, UG degree (180 credits) in relevant subject with 30 credits in each subject, SOP, Resume, ELP
Master of Science in Business and EconomicsLOR, UG degree (180 credits) in relevant subject with 30 credits in each subject, SOP, Resume, ELP
Master of Fine Arts, Specialisation- DesignLOR, transcripts, UG in relevant degree, Resume, Portfolio- Representative work, SOP, ELP
Master of Science (two years) with specialization in software technologyLOR, UG degree (180 credits) in relevant subject with 30 credits in each subject, SOP, Resume, ELP

The University has a moderately selective admission process. International students are advised to apply prior to deadlines and ensure their visa completion at least 3 months prior to the start of their semester. The university has a holistic approach to assessing applications. Portfolios play a key role in the selection of students in arts/design courses.

To avoid any application errors, applicants must go through course requirements carefully.

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