International students are allowed to work during the studies. After completion of studies a student can apply to extend the residence permit for up to six months. Students are allowed to do Part-Time job. Duration is 20 hrs per week
You can apply for the extension of residence permit for up to 6 months either to search for a job or to start a company. If you receive a job you can apply for work permit.
Post Study Work Visa – 6 Months.
A large number of degree level courses and programs taught in the universities in Sweden is in English language. This is one of the main reasons for International students to choose Sweden as a popular study destination. Courses are offered at various levels
Students from India with a Bachelor’s degree ( equivalent to Swedish Kandidexamen) in Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Applications, Medicine, Pharmacy, Science or Technology Swedish universities in general expect English Language Proficiency from the aspiring International students. Universities widely accepta valid IELTS, TOEFL or equivalent scores.
Students requested to check for the actual requirements in the respective university web-site.
July-Aug Application stars from Nov
The tuition fee ranges from 6 lakhs to 13 lakhs per year depending upon the university and course.
Approximately 4.5 lakhs per semester
Students are eligible for scholarship from the universities.They can apply and get a scholarship amount based on the % of their academic scores.
A student planning for a full time study for a period exceeding 3 months should apply for a residence Permit for studies in Sweden. To apply for a permit student must have been admitted to a full-time accredited university course in Sweden and should have paid a first installment of his tuition fee.
A family member(s)of a student with a residence permit for studies at a university can also apply for their residence permit for the same period of time. If the permit is for longer than 6 months family member can get a work permit. Spouse can work full time during the course of study.
You are eligible for a residence permit if your family member have a residence permit for studies and if you Have your support secured for the whole planned period of stay in Sweden. Support requirement fund is SEK 3500 per month for a Spouse and SEK 2100 per month for a child.
Living costs in Sweden depend on individual lifestyle.
Below is the student monthly accommodation expenses break up:
|Type of expenses||In SEK (Swedish Krona)|
|Total||8000( approx 800 EURO or 60000 INR)|
Students are advised to carry their original documents along with photocopies for verification.
Yes, they get full time work rights while studies There is no 20 hr / week restriction as in other countries. They get resident permit card right from the beginning.
No the student has to pay the 1st semester fees (half of the first year ) and apply for the visa.
Yes,students with 75% or above marks can request for fee waiver.This waiver will be equally divided for all semesters.
Approximately Rs. 6.5 lakhs in Savings a/c in the name of student. In case of a couple it must be appr. Rs.10.5 lakhs.
Residence permit fees for the student SEK 1000.
Fee for family members
For Adults, it is 1000 SEK
For Child, Fee is 500 SEK.
IELTS requirement depends upon the course of study. It is not needed for Engineering back ground. But for Management & Health related courses (like Public Health/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/Mind Brain & Well Being etc) the overall score required is 6.5.
Sweden is one of the safest destinations for International Students.