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University of Skövde

Check whether the University of Skövde is right for you as an international student.

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Skövde, Sweden
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Study abroad at the University of Skövde

The University of Skövde (Skövde) is a modern and welcoming university with an international reputation. It’s located in the lovely Swedish city of Skövde, between two of the largest lakes in Sweden, Vänern and Vättern.

Skövde offers a wide range of English-taught bachelor’s courses, postgraduate degrees, and international master's programs across top disciplines like the sciences, engineering, health, and game development.

The University’s campus houses some brilliant facilities for international students to enjoy. There’s a fantastic library, modern classrooms, excellent student support services, helpful career initiatives, lively social zones, and so much more.

Why study at the University of Skövde?

  • Networking opportunities

    The University has strong links with top companies and organizations

  • International student body

    Overseas students make up 10% of the student population

  • Awesome location

    Skövde is a great city with lots of opportunities

Life as an international student

Students from across the world choose to study at Skövde each and every year. International students from 43 countries are currently studying at the University. The campus vibe is friendly, open, and wonderfully diverse - it’s a great place to be.

Overseas students are supported by Skövde’s international office. It organizes a week-long international introduction program to help overseas students settle in comfortably. The team will also answer any questions or queries you have.

There are plenty of ways to keep busy outside the classroom at Skövde. There are many student organizations, clubs, societies, workshops, and events available to attend throughout the academic year.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
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    • Bars
    • Restaurants 2
    • Cafe’s 2
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
  • Praying Rooms
    • Chaplaincy
    • Individual Praying Rooms
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    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
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  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services 2

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - SEK135,000 per year
  • Graduate tuition - SEK135,000 per year

University of Skövde Master's Scholarships

The scholarships are partial tuition fee waivers (50% of the tuition fee). If you are granted, the amount will be automatically deducted from the tuition fee when you receive your invoice.

The scholarship is granted for one academic semester, but it can be extended to subsequent academic semesters provided that the student's study results are satisfactory. The scholarship granting criterion is academic merit.


University of Skövde

Högskolevägen 1, 541 28 Skövde, Sweden

The city of Skövde balances the feeling of a small town with the accessibility of a larger city. The campus is located near the heart of the city - it’s surrounded by many shops, restaurants, and social venues.

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Visa requirements for the University of Skövde

Many international students will require a visa to study in Sweden, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Sweden student visa requirements