Study information

Students.Our aim is to provide students at Södertörn University with the best possible service and support, so this area of the website gathers practical information that we hope and believe you will find useful.

Do you want to know how to apply to higher education or when the semester starts? Do you need to contact the Student Health Service, or perhaps you are planning to become involved with a student organisation? Do you want to apply for a degree certificate but are unsure how to go about it? Many questions can arise during your studies; if you can't find the answer you need here, please contact one of our study guidance advisors or Student Support Services. They will be happy to help you.

Choose what you want to study at Södertörn University from our programmes and courses in our online prospectus.


A range of scholarships are available to international students who are required to pay tuition fees.

Scholarships are awarded by Swedish government agencies as well as international foundations and organisations. Södertörn University also offers a tuition fee waiver for Master's programme studies. Listed below are a few of the scholarship opportunities available. Depending on your degree level and country of citizenship, different options may apply.

Swedish Institute Scholarships

The Swedish Institute (SI), a government agency, offers scholarships each year for international students and researchers coming to Sweden. Many of the scholarships cover not only tuition fees, but also living expenses and travel costs to Sweden. 

Use the search tool to find out if you’re eligible for an SI scholarship.

Södertörn University tuition fee waiver

The application period for the academic year 2019/2020 opens 16 October.

Södertörn University offers a scholarship scheme aimed at particularly qualified students from countries outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland. Fee-paying students who have submitted an application via for a Master's programme at Södertörn University as their first choice, are eligible to apply. The scholarship covers 50% of the tuition fees for one or two-year Master's programmes at Södertörn University.

Learn more about how to submit an application for the tuition fee waiver.

Scholarships offered by organisations around the world

Many associations, foundations and other organisations offer scholarships or travel grants for studies in Sweden. Study in Sweden has compiled a list including sources of funding for students from a variety of countries, as well as country-specific scholarships.

Visit for more information about scholarships and studying in Sweden.