Guidance for non-EU/EEA international students in relation to COVID-19

Updated

As the situation is constantly evolving, we recommend that you access up-to-date and accurate information and advice. Please note that there is currently a temporary ban on all non-essential travel to Sweden due to Covid-19 until 15 June.

Questions and answers – temporary entry ban to the European Union via Sweden

Do you intend to apply to start studying in Sweden or do you intend to apply to extend your resi­dence permit for studies?

The current coronavirus pandemic is affecting many people who intend to apply for a residence permit to come to study in Sweden. Read more on the Swedish Migration Agency’s website.

This infor­ma­tion applies if you intend to apply to start studying in Sweden
This infor­ma­tion applies if you intend to apply to extend your resi­dence permit for studies, or if you have compo­nents of your studies left to complete
Frequently asked ques­tions about studying and rese­ar­ching in Sweden

Do you have an acceptance letter and want to apply for a residence permit?

Information concerning residence permits is available on the Swedish Migration Agency’s website.

Swedish Migration Agency’s website

Depending on the local situation, several Swedish missions abroad may have limited capacity to process your application within the normal timeframe. Please refer to your national authorities for information regarding any restrictions to the freedom of movement that may prevent you from visiting a Swedish mission abroad.

For more information, check the website of the relevant Swedish mission abroad

Tuition fees

Your university will provide you with information on tuition fees and other relevant information in relation to COVID-19.

Higher education institutions in Sweden