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Preparatory programme

A preparatory programme is a smart way to broaden your qualifications or refresh your knowledge. You will get an insight into what it is like to study at a university in Sweden and prepare yourself for further university studies.

This programme does not only help you meet the requirements for further studies, you will also acquire good study techniques and get an insight into student life.


International students can progress to a range of English-taught Business and Science undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at Linnaeus University through ONCAMPUS Lund Sweden, our International Foundation provider.

ONCAMPUS Lund Sweden

The ONCAMPUS Centre is based in Lund, Sweden and offers you the ideal first step in pursuing your studies at Linnaeus University. 

Preparation Programme Benefits

  • Opportunity to progress to Linnaeus University, subject to qualifications, performance and progression pathway
  • Full support to apply to Linnaeus University
  • Full university experience that prepares you academically and culturally for your degree, and for life in Europe
  • English language support
  • Develop your academic research and writing skills
  • An introduction to your chosen subject area
  • Enter with a lower English Language (IELTS) score and develop your English while studying

ONCAMPUS welcomes international students to study pathway programmes across a range of subject areas including business, science and technology.

International Pathway Programmes:

Swedish Courses

If you are interested in studying Swedish, we offer the course Basic Swedish. The course is an introduction for beginners and will teach you the basics of written and spoken Swedish. Learn more about our Swedish courses.

Preparatory English for international students

We offer a preparatory English course for those who need to improve their skills in academic English before applying to further university studies. Studying this course is also a way to meet the English requirements. Read more about our course Preparatory English for international students.