General entry requirements (except the Swedish language requirement)
It is necessary for the applicant to be enrolled in the student register (Ladok) of their main department at Uppsala University before an application can be granted. Application form at the Basic Swedish website.
About the course
This is the course for you who want to learn the basics in the Swedish language. The course is aimed for international students without previous knowledge of the Swedish language. Basic Swedish 1 gives you an introduction to the Swedish language through teacher-led training and to an extent self-learning.
The course gives you the basics in the Swedish language structure, vocabulary and written skills. Listening comprehension and pronunciation are also included in the course. All these parts are taught parallely during the course.
The course Basic Swedish 1 focuses on themes from everyday life and the typical experience of being a student at Uppsala University. The course gives you opportunity to practice the Swedish language in common everyday situations.
Taking the course also gives you the opportunity to get to know and study with other international students.
The course includes 48 lessons and you meet the teacher and your group twice a week.
Passed course gives you 7,5 credits and aims at the A1 level on the CEFR-scale.