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Studying in Europe remains affordable.
In its yearly review, in several countries, especially in Europe, higher education is still for free
Sweden is the home of noble prize, the world’s most prestigious academic centre and known for its educational distinction. The capital of Sweden is Stockholm and the currency is Swedish Kronor. Over the past few years, Sweden is standing out as the popular destination for international students because of its long and proud history of academic excellence along with its participatory and research based education system. The North European country with safe and modern environment also provides a very high standard of learning atmosphere for international students. The Sweden government continues to invest in educational research and has earmarked SEK 110 billion for 2009-2012 to help fund the next generation of technological and scientific breakthroughs.
  • 90% of Swedes speak fluent English and many Swedish companies use English as their official working language.
  • The World Bank ranks Sweden as number 2 in the global knowledge based economy, on account of the ability to generate, adopt and diffuse knowledge.
  • Between 2009 and 2012 Sweden government has spent EUR 11.8 billion on education and research.
  • Sweden is one of the world’s most modern countries with 85% of the population living in the urban areas.
  • Nearly 4.9% of Sweden’s GDP goes towards Research and development, the best in EU and one of the highest rates in the world.
  • In the arena of international politics, Sweden has built a prominent role of a mediator in resolving international conflicts through peaceful and non-violent means. As a result, the Swedes have seen a long list of important international positions entrusted to their fellow citizens.
  • Swedish society in general have very high moral standard and takes pride in respecting individual and diversity of culture.
  • The European innovation scoreboard placed Sweden as the most innovative country in the world and some examples of the successful innovation in the recent past from Sweden are the computer mouse, Bluetooth, The Pacemaker, The ball bearing, The dialysis machine, SKYPE and Online music streaming service etc.
  • Almost one-fifth of inhabitants in Sweden were born abroad or have parents who were born abroad.
  • Sweden is ranked as having the best creativity in Europe for business and is predicted to become a talent magnet for the world’s most purposeful workers.
  • The most popular study destination among the cross-national student community as Swedish Universities received in the previous years about 374000 applications from abroad for 30000 available seats.
  • The standard of higher education in Sweden is very high and the education system ensures that a student gains practical knowledge and skills to address the challenges in the industry and in R&D.
  • Bachelors and Masters degree programmes will be taught exclusively in English.
  • Swedish master’s programmes offer unusual opportunities to turn theory into practice and many programmes are offered in collaboration with the industry.
  • Close cooperation between Swedish universities and industry benefits student to pursue internships in the industry which eventually may lead to further employment opportunities.
  • Sweden has outstanding universities dating back to as early as 15th century.
  • Sweden has five universities for Life sciences and six for Engineering in the list of the world top 200 Universities of the 2010 edition of Academic ranking of world universities.
  • Sweden has the high proportion of university-based research, which makes possible a strong association between research and education and students get an opportunity to follow the latest research trends.
  • The bulk of Swedish research, almost 75 percent, is financed by several companies.
  • Student-friendly education system with open and informal relations between students and faculty members.
  • During studies, International students are allowed to work part-time for a maximum of 20 hours per week and full-time during holidays and weekends.
  • In most of the Swedish universities, sixty percent of the students are women.
  • IELTS/TOEFL/GRE are not required either for admission or to apply for visa.
  • Visa process is hassle-free with affordable financial requirements and observed that 98% of the applicants succeed in getting visa.
  • Student will be allowed an extra six months after completion of education in order to establish themselves either in industry or further education leading to a PhD.
  • International students will be insured by Swedish Government if enrolled in degree programmes with more than one year of duration.
  • Student union of each university annually arranges career fairs in which around hundreds of companies take part.
Employment & Job Market
  • The Swedish Universities suggest students to pay more attention on studies as they offer numerous scholarships to students who excel in academics. In general 6 out of 10 students work part-time in Sweden.
  • Many Swedish companies have experienced growing pains due to a lack of suitably skilled workers. Even now, as the economy slows down, Sweden is experiencing a skills shortage in fields such as engineering, IT, welding, Biotechnology - and health care, especially outside many industrial centers. As a rapidly aging workforce retires, the government is predicting more labor shortages by 2011.
  • Sweden has relaxed migration rules in the recent past and several policies to make Swedish immigration more attractive. The rules are currently under consideration at the Swedish Parliament. The World Economic Forum 2010–2011 competitiveness index ranks Sweden the 2nd most competitive economy in the world.
  • Sweden’s economy will grow 4.2 percent this year as employment reaches the highest level in two decades - Bloomberg.
  • Forbes Magazine has included 30 Swedish companies on its list of the world's most successful major companies, including Nordea Bank, ABB and H&M.
  • Some of the globally acclaimed companies from Sweden are Astra Zeneca, Volvo, Nordea Bank, IKEA, Ericsson, Vattenfall, Skanska, Sony Ericsson, ABB, H&M, Electrolux, SKF, TeliaSonera, Sandvik, Scania, ICA, Preem, Atlas Copco, Securitas and Nordstjernan.
Tuition fee
  • Sweden has introduced the system of tuition fee from the academic year 2011
  • Despite the introduction of tuition fee, Swedish Universities are offering numerous scholarships covering 25%, 50%, 75% and 100% of the tuition fee on the basis of academic merit
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