The Swedish Council for Higher Education is a government agency whose responsibilities span across the education sector. One of our main focus areas is higher education.
The University of Gothenburg meets societal challenges with diverse knowledge. 37 000 students and 6 000 employees make the university a large and inspiring place to work and study, with a continuous flow of new knowledge and ideas.
In order to be eligible for university studies in Sweden, applicants must demonstrate that they meet the English requirement for the course or programme they wish to apply for.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue two-year Masters programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.
Scholarship Award: The University of Gothenburg Study Scholarship, which is funded by the Swedish Council for Higher Education, and covers the complete tuition fee for a study programme at the University of Gothenburg.
Number of Scholarships: Not Known
Scholarship can be taken in Sweden
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- To be eligible for the scholarship selection process, you must meet the entry requirements and be admitted in the first selection to a two-year Master’s Programme at the University of Gothenburg in the first admission round.
- Scholarships are offered to applicants demonstrating a high level of academic performance. The selection process consists of an assessment made by academic and administrative staff at the University of Gothenburg. Priority is given to those who apply to the University of Gothenburg as their first choice.
Nationality: Applicants from EU/EEA are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: To meet the general entrance requirements for programme studies at the Master’s level, the student must have graduated from an accredited university with a degree equivalent to at least a Swedish Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS).
English Language Requirement: In order to be eligible for university studies in Sweden, applicants must demonstrate that they meet the English requirement for the course or programme they wish to apply for. For most courses and programmes in which English is the language of instruction, the English language entry requirement corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden, called English 6.
How to Apply: Attach a scanned copy of the application form along with the other required documents listed above, to an email and send the email to internationalstudent-at-gu.se with the subject line Scholarship Application 2017. All required documents have to be included when you submit your application. A late or incomplete scholarship application will not be processed.
Formats allowed: PDF or Word.
When submitting your scholarship application, the following four documents must be included:
- Copy of valid passport.
- CV, with an overview of academic records and experiences of organizational and/or professional life.
- Letter of motivation, with focus on academic achievements and academic and organizational and/or professional aims and ambitions (approximately 500 words).
Application Deadline: The scholarship application must reach the University of Gothenburg no later than February 2, 2017.