Students with citizenship in countries outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland are required to pay tuition fees. Please consult University Admissions to find out more about tuition fees, and whether or not you are required to pay them.
The tuition fee for a specific programme or course can be found under the programme or course information. The fees vary depending on the study field and level.
Fees cover tuition for the course and programme alone and are not related to accommodation, academic literature or the general cost of living. The tuition fee also covers related academic administration and support services.
Fee-paying students are entitled to the same services, rights and obligations as non-fee-paying students, such as study and career councelling, student health care, disability services, access to the university library and university facilities.
The tuition fee is paid per semester and before each semester starts. Students are required to pay for each course in which they are registered. If you intend to study more than 30 credits you will be required to pay additional tuition. If you fail a course or a programme you are registered on, you will not be reimbursed or able to use the fee for another course/programme.
Each course or programme is measured in credits, using the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS). 30 credits are equal to the workload of a full-time student over one semester. Full-time studies in Sweden correspond approximately to a 40-hour week, though students might only have a few hours of lectures or seminars each week. Teaching may take other forms, such as seminars, group work, laboratory work and independent study. The number of contact hours on a course will largely depend on the subject and the design of a particular course.