Study in Sweden
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Study in Sweden
Sweden has one of the highest ranking Higher Education systems in the world. Students looking to study in Sweden can choose from a number of globally renowned universities in Sweden. It has also been voted as having one of the happiest populations in the world. Surrounded by natural beauty, with huge forests, beautiful beaches and snow-capped mountains. Students looking for an active and outdoor lifestyle have the opportunity to spend their free time skiing, hiking, fishing and swimming.
Equality and diversity are central to Swedish society. International students studying in are welcomed and encouraged to contribute to the country’s inclusive culture. English is commonly spoken both in and out of Swedish universities. This means that you don’t have to speak any Swedish to study here. It is a very clean and safe country offering an excellent standard of living and quality of life.
Study in Sweden - costs
Tuition fees in Sweden cost between £6,500 to £10,500 per year depending on the what and where you study. On average, monthly living costs will be around £650 per month with half of this paid on accommodation. Most Swedish Universities have halls of residence. Either on campus or nearby whilst some students who study in Sweden choose to rent privately through a shared let in a house or flat. Many students choose to work part time whilst studying as a way to contribute to their living costs. There is no restriction on the number of hours international students can work unlike many other countries.
Sweden is home to the largest number of multinationals per capita of any other country in the world. Meaning that gaining employment here could offer a long a rewarding career. Many Swedish universities run internship programmes. This is a great way to accrue contacts and build professional networks once graduated. The government are keen to support and nurture graduates after their study in Sweden. They offer students the option to extend their residence permit for up to six months after completing their studies to allow them to look for work (although this is like to rise to a year soon).