Application and admission

Application and admission

In these pages you will find useful information about how to apply for courses and programmes at Linnaeus University. Additional information can be found at

How to apply

All applications for First and Second level courses and programmes (Bachelor's and Master´s level) at Linnaeus University are made online through On that website you can also find detailed, accurate information about the application process, admission requirements, supporting documents and other information relevant to your application.

Make sure that you read the information on our web page and thoroughly before applying. If you have any questions regarding the application process, you are welcome to contact us by sending an email to

Make sure your supporting documents meet the standards and send them on time to the following address:

University Admissions in Sweden
R 312
SE–106 53 Stockholm

Application dates

15 August: Application deadline for courses starting in the Spring semester.
16 January: Application deadline for courses and programmes starting in the Autumn semester.

Additional key dates and deadlines can be found at this address.

Late application

Some courses and programmes allow late applications after the deadline has passed. You will know a course/programme is still open when the "Add" button is present next to them. However, just because a course is still open does not necessarily mean that there are still available places.

Submitting a late application and being eligible for a course does not guarantee you a place. Your chances of being accepted depend on the number of students who applied before the deadline and accepted their place. Please note that late applications do not entitle you to apply for a scholarship anymore.

Exchange students, who take part in an exchange programme and whose studies are regulated by agreements between Swedish and foreign universities, are referred to the pages Exchange studies.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

The admission requirements differ depending on if you are applying for First level (Bachelor) or Second level courses and programmes (Master). Please read more about the requirements via the links to the left.



When you submit your application, it is important that you enclose all the necessary documents to show your eligibility. The following documents should be enclosed:

  • Proof of proficiency in English. If this has not been obtained in upper secondary school, you need to pass an internationally recognized test, e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, or an equivalent test. Read more about that under English language requirements.
  • Certificates and Diplomas from your previous education at university level.
  • Transcripts of Records, including a list of courses from all your years of study.
  • A copy of your passport or another document of identification .
  • and, if needed
  • Upper Secondary School Certificate, such as High School, Abitur, Baccalaureate, GCE-O/A-levels, etc. (certificates written in English, German, French and from the Scandinavian countries do not need to be translated).

All certificates in original language and copies of these supporting the application must be stamped and signed by the issuing institution, or a notary public. Officially certified translations into Swedish, English, French or German are required if the documents are issued in any other language. Please note that the authenticity of your documents will be checked with the issuing institution.

Note: For applications to Linnaeus University, no letters of recommendation are required. They will not be considered. Other universities might want you to submit those, however. Some master's programmes may require that you send in a Statement of Purpose, please have a look at the programme website to see if your programme requires it.

All documents should be sent to the postal address below or uploaded on Documents sent directly to Linnaeus University will not be considered.

University Admissions in Sweden
R 312
SE–106 53 Stockholm

Note also that there might be special requirements for documents from your country. For more detailed information, please follow the links below:
Country specific documentation (Bachelor level)
Country specific documentation (Master level)

You are responsible for sending the required documents and making sure that they are certified as requested. Photocopies which are not stamped and signed in the required manner will not be accepted. If your application is incomplete, you will be informed about which additional documents you need to submit.

All documents should be sent to this postal address. Documents sent directly to Linnaeus University will not be considered.