Sweden is located in Northern Europe and is a Scandinavian nation. It is bordered by Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark via a land bridge. The country is the third largest country in the European Union by area and, consistently ranks in the top three in the world for English proficiency..
In Sweden, the currency used is the Swedish krona (SEK).
Tuition fees in Sweden varies. It all depends on the university and program.
Before a student is enrolled into any of the universities and program, the student is expected to pay the application fee. Application and tuition fees apply for students who are not citizens of an EU/EEA/Nordic country or Switzerland studying at the bachelor’s or master’s level.
- Karolinska Institute. Karolinska Institute prides itself on its world-class medical research. …
- Uppsala University. …
- Lund University. …
- Stockholm University. …
- KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
The application fee is SEK 900. This fee is paid as part of your online application at Universityadmissions.se.
Tuition fees in Sweden vary depending upon the subject though the average fee for master’s programme is SEK 129,000/year while bachelor programmes are generally less expensive.
The three private universities in Sweden charge average tuition fees between 12,000 and 15,000 EUR/year, but for some disciplines, these could lead up to 25,000 EUR/year.
Tuition fees in these disciplines in Swedish universities are as follows:
- Computer Science: 25,000 EUR/year
- Environmental Science: between 8,000 and 30,000 EUR/year
- Engineering: 17,000 EUR/year
- Economics: 18,000 EUR/year
Free-tuition universities in Sweden
Check examples of free-tuition universities in Sweden for EU/EEA students:
Tuition fees For These Swedish Universities
Here is a list of average tuition fees for international students at top-ranked Swedish universities:
- Karolinska Institute – average tuition fees 34,000 EUR/year
- Uppsala University – average tuition fees 25,000 EUR/year
- Lund University – average tuition fees 21,000 EUR/year
- Stockholm University – average tuition fees 25,000 EUR/year
Though the average fee for master’s programme is SEK 129,000/year while bachelor programmes are generally less expensive.Tuition fees in Sweden range from approximately SEK 80,000 per year (approximately 8,300 EUR or 9,200 USD to SEK 130,000 (or approximately 13,000 EUR or $14,600 USD
Both domestic and foreign students in Sweden need to buy their own textbooks and on average spend 750 SEK/month.
A standard range of tuition fees for various subjects is shown below though the exact level may vary nd is subjected to change.
Social sciences and humanities SEK 80,000 – 110,000/year
Technical programmes and natural sciences SEK 120,000 – 145,000/year
Architecture and design SEK 190,000 – 270,000 /year
For detailed information about The tuition fees for each programme, visit Universityadmissions.se and on each programme’s website.
An average monthly student budget is about SEK 8,000 per month. Of course, your costs will vary depending on where you live and your personal preferences. Read more at Cost of living.
One of the most important expenses of students is accommodation. This is why 40% of the monthly students’ expenses is represented by accommodation.
- Students living alone: 508 EUR/month
- Students living with partner/children: 604 EUR/month
- Students living in residence halls: 479 EUR/month
Accommodation in residence halls may be a bit of an issue since only 28% of the students that annually enroll in a Swedish university find a place in the halls provided by universities.
A student may also want to consider the private rental apartment.