Starting from the autumn semester, academic year 2011/2012, all students outside the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) are required to pay an application fee and tuition fees in order to study in Sweden.

For students from developing countries there are scholarships available which are administrated by the Swedish Institute. More information can be found at the Study in Sweden ( website.

There are also scholarships offered by Stockholm University for which students may apply when applying to the Master’s programme. More information can be found on the University’s website (

Tuition fees per academic year for studies within the Social Sciences, including our Master's programme in International and Comparative Education is SEK 90,000. Tuition fee administration and information are handled on the University level. More specific details regarding fees can be found on the mentioned website of the University.

Admission procedure and checklist
Admission procedures to studies in Sweden are centralized and all applications should be submitted online via this website: On this website you will also find relevant details for the current admission period as well as additional details regarding procedures for application fee and the tuition fees.

In order to facilitate the admission process and provide you with all the important details for applying to Stockholm University and our programme, you are most welcome to use this Step-by-step guide (