Application guide

For the international admission round, most Master's programmes require you to apply through the national applications system run by University Admissions in Sweden, It is only possible to submit an application during the two official admission rounds.

Follow this step-by-step guide to ensure you submit a complete application.

Step 1: find your Master's programme

Check the list of Master's programmes on our website to find the Master's programme you would like to study!

Step 2: Apply online

  • Check you meet the general entry requirements for all Master's programmes.
  • Check you meet the programme-specific entry requirements. To check the specific requirements, click on the Master's programme you are interested in and read the information under the section “Application and Requirements”.
  • Start your application: create an account on the
  • Rank your programme choices in order of preference and submit them before the application deadline.

How your rank your programme choices is very important. Read how to rank your preferences.

Step 3: submit your documents

Don't miss the deadline!

If you do not submit all of your supporting documents in time your application will be considered late and will make you ineligible for scholarships.

Step 4: pay the application fee

If you are required to pay tuition fees, you should pay the application fee to University Admissions before the deadline. 

Applying to courses within a programme

If you are a current student in a Master's programme at Uppsala University, you may be required to apply for courses through Your programme coordinator will inform you about the process for applying for courses within your specific programme, as they can differ greatly between departments.


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If you have any questions regarding Master’s studies at Uppsala University we are always happy to help. You can contact the International Office by sending an email to, or through our Facebook page. If you want to get connected with our current international students and learn about student life at Uppsala University, follow us on Instagram – TaggedforUppsala.

We hope to hear from you soon!