Admission Requirements

1) Have a Teaching degree or Bachelor’s degree within the social sciences or humanities, or its equivalent, corresponding to 180 Swedish higher education credits (equal to 180 ECTS) in undergraduate university studies.

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2) Provide documentation of English language proficiency

3) Submit a Letter of Intent. The letter should be written in English (one page maximum) and cover the following points:

  • Short description of your former academic/professional training, linking to international and comparative education
  • Your expectations of the programme (Both on a personal and professional level); and
  • If relevant, your research topic ideas for a Master’s thesis.
Please clearly state "Master's Programme in Education with International and Comparative specialisation" at the top of your Letter of Intent. You can address your letter to the "Selection Committee".
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Apply and submit all supporting documentation, including the Letter of Intent, to University Admissions.


Application Periods: Autumn 2019
  • Non-EU citizens: October 16th, 2018- January 15th, 2019
  • EU citizens (and Swedish residents): March 15th-April 15th, 2019
* As an EU citizen (or Swedish resident) you can apply for either round.