WHY CHOOSE SWEDEN – FROM A STUDENT PERSPECTIVE
Studying in Sweden is unique, and you will not find an experience like it anywhere else in the world. Swedish educational institutions provide an exciting as well as open environment, with a strong focus on cooperation. This will give you valuable skills that you cannot find at other universities across the world. The global job market rewards ambitious, innovative and perceptive team players, and you will be able to show that you are a team player because of the education that you get there. You will also learn techniques for working in a team that you may have never considered had you studied somewhere else that encouraged individuality over teamwork.
Additionally, you can benefit by taking your spouse or family along with you when you decide to choose Sweden.
The Swedish academic year is divided into two :
Autumn semester begins at the end of August and lasts until mid-January, usually with a short break at the end of December.
Spring semester runs from mid-January to the beginning of June.
15 January for the Autumn Intake
15 August for the Spring Intake
PASSPORT VALIDITY REQUIREMENT
Passport should be valid for at least six months beyond your stay.
Like everywhere, living costs in Sweden depend on your personal lifestyle and where you live. Here’s an average monthly budget:
Food: SEK 2,000
Accommodation: SEK 3,700
Local travel: SEK 550
Phone/internet: SEK 300
Hobby/leisure, miscellaneous: SEK 1,450
Total: SEK 8,000 (around €850 or $1,000)
AFTER STUDIES – SETTLEMENT OPTIONS
If you have lived in Sweden for five years and have a right of residence, a residence card or a residence permit, you may apply for Swedish citizenship.