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Sweden PhD general

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Sweden's colleges and universities are incredibly popular with international students. Universities are known for their educational standards. Certificates and accreditations from these universities and colleges are accepted all over the world. Government has come up with different student immigration policies to invite overseas students.


  • In Sweden, admission to PhD programmes is handled by each university individually. Universities list PhD positions on their websites, usually along with other academic job vacancies. Check the websites of the universities you are interested in to find out more about their procedures for applying for PhD studies and to find available positions.
  • Some departments have fixed application dates, while others admit students on an ongoing basis.
  • Generally speaking, to be admitted to a PhD programme, you must:
  • Hold a university degree equivalent to a bachelor's degree or higher with a focus in the same subject as the intended field of study. In most cases, a master's degree is required. Previous studies must have included a degree thesis presenting the results of independent research.
  • Have a good command of English. Skills in Swedish are also important in some subjects where lectures and seminars are conducted in Swedish.
  • Further specific admission requirements are set by the department that has advertised the position.


  • College admission letter
  • Valid passport
  • Sufficient funds
  • Photographs
  • Previous educational certificates
  • IELTS or TOEFL score is mandatory to prove your English language proficiency
  • TISUS test is conducted for upper - secondary level.

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