Want to study in Sweden? Here are some useful links

Foreign Students

Migrationsverket - If you come from a country outside the EU and you are planning to study for longer than three months, you require a residence permit. You will find links to the left to pages with the rules covering residence permits for studying at a range of different schools and universities. - A comprehensive resource for information about higher education in Sweden, the official guide to student life in Sweden.

Colleges and Universities

Business schools:

Stockholm University - Stockholm University School of Business belongs to Stockholm University. It has more than 3 500 students.

Handelshögskolan - The Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is one of Europe’s leading business schools, with very little dependence on government support, and close ties to the business community.

IHM Business School - Offers advanced business programmes in Marketing, Leadership, Communication and Economics for enterprises and professionals who want to develop in the business community.

Engineering collegues:

KTH Royal Institute of Technology - KTH accounts for one-third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering education capacity at university level. Education and research cover a broad spectrum – from natural sciences to all the branches of engineering as well as architecture, industrial engineering and management, urban planning, work science and environmental engineering.


Stockholm University - With over 50,000 undergraduate and master's students, 1,800 doctoral students and 6,000 employees, Stockholm University is one of the largest universities in Sweden and one of the largest employers in the capital.

Södertörns högskola is located in a culturally diverse, dynamic and expanding area of south Stockholm. Currently, there are 11 000 students.

Need Furniture?

Blocket - You can find anything for sale here which are mostly private individuals advertising on the page, in Swedish.

Tradera - Private individuals advertising things that you can bid for. In Swedish.

Myrorna - One of Sweden's largest second-hand shop found in many cities in Sweden. The profit goes to the social work provided by the Salvation Army.

Craigslist - An American based free classified website, similar where you can find everything, in English.


SL - Here you will find information about travelling with Stockholm Public Transport (SL), tickets, and the Journey Planner in English. The Journey Planner helps you find the quickest route between two addresses or stations.

Social life

Stockholm town - Here you can find everything you need to explore Stockholm. Restaurants, theatres, music events, movies, galleries, nightlife, shopping and more with reviews, ratings and prices.

Student associations

KRISS - Christian Student Movement in Sweden, an ecumenical organisation.

Swedish language courses

SFI - Swedish-for-immigrants - Those who are over 16 years of age, registered in Stockholm and who need to learn Swedish have the right to study Sfi in Stockholm. Teaching and course literature are free of charge.

Folkuniversitetet is Sweden’s main adult educational organisation. Our courses are specially designed to meet the needs of students with high demands on quality teaching and on making quick progress.