Qualifying course in Swedish, 60 credits + 7.5 credits introductory course
for citizens/residents outside EU/EEA
This course is intended for non-Swedish-speaking citizens or residents of countries outside the EU/EEA area who plan to continue their undergraduate education at Linköping University.
Students from countries outside the EU/EEA will need a residence permit for guest students to pursue studies in Sweden, see the website of the Swedish Migration Board.
The Qualifying Course in Swedish is an intensive, one-year and full-time course, designed to give the general requirements in Swedish and civics for university studies.
An introductory course of 7,5 credits, starting at the beginning of January or August, is mandatory.
The Qualifying course in Swedish may not be counted as part of a university degree.
When applying for the Qualifying Course in Swedish students must also apply for a full-time programme or single subject course at Linköping University with Swedish as language of instruction. For the subsequent studies there will be a tuition fee.
Use the form for Subsequent undergraduate studies and send it in with all other documentation. Applications without the form for subsequent studies are not complete and will not be processed.
To be eligible for the choice of programme/single subject course for subsequent studies the applicant must fulfil the following:
- The specific requirements of the chosen programme/single subject course.
- The final grade point average from upper secondary school must be at least equal to the final grade point average of the last admitted student (second selection) in the latest admission round to the chosen programme/single subject course.
Please note that master's programmes, Foundation year in Science and Technology and the medical programme are not open for subsequent studies.
For information on programmes and courses offered in Swedish, please contact Jonas Johansson, +46 13 28 18 95, email@example.com.
- completion of an upper secondary education giving eligibility to university studies in the country of study and corresponding to the same level in Sweden
- skills in English
- the specific requirements stated for the subsequent undergraduate programme or courses you apply for.
Selection is based on upper secondary school results, i.e. final grade point average.
- 15 April for the Qualifying Course in Swedish starting in January, i e spring semester.
- 15 October for the Qualifying Course in Swedish starting in August, i e autumn semester.
- Make sure that you meet with the admission requirements for the Qualifying Course in Swedish
- Check the information on application procedure and documentation for the basic level, at universityadmissions.se in English
- Apply online at www.universityadmissions.se
- Send in all documentation, including the form for Subsequent undergraduate studies, by post to University Admissions in Sweden, FE 1, SE-833 83 Stroemsund, Sweden.
Last updated: 2013-05-27