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International applications now open for the autumn semester of 2021

Södertörn University’s welcoming, accessible and multicultural environment provides the ideal base for your studies in Sweden. We have a thriving campus in Flemingsberg, southern Stockholm, where inspired, determined and creative critical thinkers come together to think innovatively and to contribute to multidisciplinary, multicultural and liberal education.

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The international application round for programmes and courses that start in the autumn of 2021 opens on 16 October 2020 and closes on 15 January 2021. International applicants, particularly those from non-EU/EEA countries, are strongly encouraged to apply in this round. We welcome applications from all over the world and, in 2020, we received applications from prospective students in more than 110 countries.

We are offering fourteen international Master’s programmes in the 2021/2022 academic year. They are listed on our programmes and courses webpageexternal link. If you would like to apply for one of our international programmes, please use the three easy steps described below:

  1. Find a programme or course on our programmes and courses webpageexternal link and carefully read the programme description, language requirements, and the general and specific entry requirements, where applicable.
  2. Create a user account on the University Admissions websiteexternal link, select the programme(s) you wish to apply for, and submit your application by 15 January 2021.
  3. Submit your supporting documents and pay the application fee (or document your fee exemption) by 1 February 2021, then wait for the admission notification on 9 April 2021.

You can also download our “2021/2022 International Master’s Programmes” e-prospectusPDF. This has more information about the university, our programmes, scholarships, student accommodation, and support services for international students.

We will be attending digital fairs throughout the autumn of 2020, meeting prospective international students in a range of countries and regions – and we are happy to respond to your questions in person. The list of events where you can meet us, October to December 2020, is as follows:

Event name, location, link


Study in Sweden Virtual Fair external linkin China


Study in Sweden Virtual Fairexternal link in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh


Study in Sweden Virtual Fairexternal link in East and South-East Asia


Begin Group Online Fair in Tropical Africa external link


Begin Group Online Fair in the Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Georgiaexternal link


Study in Sweden Virtual Fairexternal link in Europe, Middle East and Africa


Study in Sweden Virtual Fairexternal link in the Americas


A2 International Education Fairsexternal link in Turkey


Europosgrados Online Fairexternal link in Mexico


European Higher Education Virtual Fairexternal link in India


34th International Education Fairexternal link in Russia


You can always email us at if you have any questions. If you are an international applicant and would prefer to receive a regular newsletter from Södertörn University about our international programmes and how to apply, feel free to subscribe to our international Master’s mailing listexternal link.

We wish you a smooth and successful application process and hope to see you on campus in 2021!


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