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About Universities in Sweden

The Universities in Sweden can be called underrated in the true sense, as all eight of the universities, that are ranked among the top universities of the world, are in top 350. Universities dont just provide excellent education, but they have state of the art research facilities. The country thrives on science and technology, and it is apparent from the universities and their approach to higher education in Sweden.

Top Universities in Sweden for International Student

As we have said, Eight of the universities in Sweden are top-ranked universities of the world. They are some of the oldest, most prestigious universities in Europe. For every level of the study, be it bachelor’s, Masters, or PhD courses, they are some of the best institutions to study abroad, The following table contains the list of top 10 universities in Sweden along with their QS world university Ranking.

University QS world university Ranking 2023
KTH Royal Institute of Technology 89
Lund University 95

Chalmers University of Technology

Uppsala University 128
Stockholm University 153
University of Gothenburg 185

Linkoping University

Umea University 369

Public universities in Sweden for international students

For international students who are looking for public universities to study in Sweden, here is the table presenting you the private universities along with their town.

University Town
Kungliga Tekniska hogskolan Stockholm
Lunds Universitet Lund
Uppsala Universitet Uppsala
Linkopings Universitet Linkoping
Goteborgs universitet Goteborg
Stockholms universitet Stockholm
Umea universitet Umea
Karolinska Institutet Stockholm
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet Uppsala
Lulea tekniska Universitet Lulea

Private Universities in Sweden

Here we have made your work easy to find the list of private universities. The following table also presents the town the private university is located in.

University Town
Chalmers tekniska hogskola Goteborg
Handelshogskolan i Stockholm Stockholm
Jonkoping University Jonkoping
World Maritime University Malmo
Beckmans Designhogskola Stockholm
Ersta Sköndal Bräcke hogskola    Stockholm
Sophiahemmet Hogskola Stockholm
Roda Korsets hogskola Huddinge
Newmaninstitutet Uppsala

Cheap universities in Sweden for international students:

Many international students have a dream to study abroad but due to high costs, they drop their plans. But here we have mentioned low-cost universities in Sweden for international students:

  1. Uppsala University
  2. KTH Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)
  3. Lund University
  4. Malmö University
  5. Dalarna University College
  6. Malardalen University College (MDH)

English universities in Sweden

There are approximately 40 universities where you can pursue your study program in English. Here is the list of top universities in Sweden that teach in English :

  • Lund University
  • Chalmers University of Technology
  • Kristianstad University
  • Stockholm University
  • Uppsala University

Get admission to one of these universities and study in Sweden in English language.

Study in Sweden without IELTS

If you plan to study in Europe without IELTS, Sweden is the best option. You can pursue your study program in Sweden without taking IELTS only if you fulfill any of the following requirements:

  1. Students having a degree equivalent to a Swedish kandidatexamen where English was the main subject can study without IELTS in Sweden.
  2. Students from an EU/EEA country or Switzerland where English was the language of instruction of the course having 60 ECTS credits or the credits equivalent to it, can study in universities of Sweden without giving IELTS.
  3. Students having 60 ECTS credits from the countries such as USA, New Zealand, Australia, Jamaica, or English speaking parts of Canada fulfill the English requirement without IELTS.

If you fulfill the above requirements do some research for the additional requirements by preparing the list of universities in Sweden without IELTS. Get full information here: Study in Sweden Without IELTS

Universities in Sweden for Masters

With over 35 universities and 1000 English-taught courses, the universities in Sweden are the perfect place to be for international students wanting to pursue their postgraduate studies. Computer Science, Engineering, Arts, Cultural and Environmental studies are some of the top courses for Masters in Sweden.

Apart from these, there are a number of courses available for the students from all the streams in a wide range to choose from. The Masters's programs focus on the balancing of theory and practicals of the subject equally, and real world problem-solving is encouraged. Here we have made a list of Universities according to the popular courses in Sweden

Top universities in Sweden for MBA:

  1. Mid Sweden University    
  2. Stockholm School of Economics    
  3. Blekinge Institute of Technology    
  4. University of Gavle

Top Universities in Sweden for MS in Computer Science:

If you are looking for the best university in Sweden for computer science here is the list for you:

  1. Royal Institute of Technology
  2. Linköping University
  3. Chalmers University of Technology

List of Agricultural Universities in Sweden:

  1. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
  2. Lund University

Medical universities in Sweden

Want to study medicine in Sweden? Here we have mentioned a few top universities for the medicinal courses in Sweden:

  1. Jönköping University foundation
  2. Umea University
  3. Mälardalen University
  4. Sophiahemmet University College
  5. Mälardalen University

Study Psychology in Sweden

  1. Orebro University
  2. Lund University
  3. Mid Sweden University
  4. Linnaeus University

Study Architecture in Sweden

  1. KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  2. Chalmers University of Technology
  3. Umeå University
  4. School of Architecture and the Built Environment
  5. Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts, and Design

The Universities can be applied from the centralized application portal of Sweden, named UniversityAdmissions.seThe Universities are free for Swedish and students coming from European Union. International students outside of EU have to pay the fees for studying in Sweden.