Answers to other questions
There are always topics that don't fit well into a category, such as residence permits, personal data processing, etc. Browse here for some of our most common "other" questions - you might just find the answer you're looking for.
Your 'Messages' section of your account works just like your email account. If you've received a message, it remains in your messages section, even if you've responded to what's been required of you.
There is nothing to worry about if the message remains.
If you haven't already created a user account, be sure to not check the box regarding receiving information from third parties.
If you have an existing account and would like to change your settings:
- log in to your account
- go to 'My profile'
- click on the 'Edit' button at the bottom of the page
You will be able to:
- check 'Yes' if you would like to receive information from third parties
- check 'No' if you don't wish to receive this type of information
You can find information about the processing of your personal data here on this website.
Sometimes, certain email programmes have features that help users from receiving unwanted email, called spam. This is a great feature, unless the programme decides to place items in the spam folder that aren't spam.
You may find emails from University Admissions and universities in your spam folder in your email programme. You can adjust the settings to make sure that future emails from senders you trust are placed in your inbox instead.
We understand that applicants have questions and concerns regarding the current coronavirus situation and how it may affect admission to higher education in Sweden. At this time, the admissions process remains unchanged.
We will not be making any exceptions to application, document or fee deadlines.
You may have questions regarding issues related to what happens after you receive your admissions results, such as:
- Submission of final transcript and diploma documents (that may be delayed)
- Payment of tuition fees
- The autumn semester start
- Accommodation and insurance
For answers to these types of questions, please contact the university in question.
Information from the Swedish Minstry for Foreign Affairs
The Swedish Foreign Ministry regularly provides updated information regarding Covid-19 and travel to Sweden.
Our government agency, The Swedish Council for Higher Education, has a website devoted to answering all kinds of questions about studying at a university in Sweden. The website, Studera.nu is, in English and other languages, and is tailored to newly arrived students living in Sweden. Be sure to check it out!
As soon as you have been offered a place and paid the first instalment of your tuition fee, you should immediately apply for a residence permit. The fastest and easiest way to do this is using the online application at the Swedish Migration Agency's website. Students who cannot apply online should contact their nearest Swedish embassy or consulate for more information.
Please note that you are not eligible for a residence permit for studies until you have been offered a place and paid the first tuition fee instalment. Other restrictions may apply regarding your eligibility; this will be determined by the Swedish Migration Agency.
The best time to submit a residence permit application is as soon as you've paid the first instalment of your tuition fee. The Swedish Migration Agency will not make a decision on your application until the tuition fee has been paid.