Housing, financing, and health

Before you apply to Uppsala University it is important that you start thinking about the practical details of your time as an international student. This includes where you will live, how you will finance your studies, what insurance coverage and healthcare benefits will apply to you and the support services that you will be entitled to receive at Uppsala University.

On this page you will find information to help you prepare for your future at Uppsala University.

Before you arrive in Sweden:

When you arrive:

Other useful information for your studies in Sweden:

Swedish Residence Permit

Students who are citizens of a country outside of the European Union, European Economic Area and Switzerland must obtain a Swedish residence permit to study in Sweden. This is done through the Swedish Migration Agency. Information will be sent to all admitted students regarding Swedish residence permits in late April or early May.

Swedish Migration Agency

Frequently asked questions

We answer your common questions about the practical details you need to think about and plan for before your move to Sweden. 

Read our frequently asked questions.