Fees for studies at Uppsala University
Studying abroad is a huge investment of both your time and money. It's important that you plan your studies and finances well. On this page, we have gathered useful information for you who are required to pay application and tuition fees.
Studies in Sweden are free of charge for Swedish citizens and those with a permanent Swedish residence permit. With some exceptions, individuals who are citizens of countries that are not part of the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland are required to pay application and tuition fees.
If you are a fee-paying student you must both pay the application fee of SEK 900 once you send in your application, and the tuition fee for the courses or programme you will study. Depending on the programme, one semester of full-time study costs between SEK 50 000 – SEK 72 500.
Who is required to pay?
Students from outside the European Union, European Economic Area and Switzerland are required to pay application and tuition fees to study at university level in Sweden.
What is the cost?
The cost of tuition varies between programmes. Depending on the programme, one semester of full-time study costs between SEK 50 000 and 72 500 per semester.
How do I pay?
The application fee of 900 SEK, is paid to University Admissions in Sweden. The tuition fees are paid directly to Uppsala University. Read more about payment in our guide.
Reimbursement of the tuition fee is only possible if a student is prevented from participating in the programme or courses due to extraordinary circumstances. This is regulated by the Ordinance on Application Fees and Tuition Fees at Higher Education Institutions (2010:543). It is the student’s responsibility to provide supporting documentation which confirms the reasons for reimbursement. Please note that Uppsala University does not grant reimbursement for financial reasons.
To apply for reimbursement of the tuition fee, please use the online form for reimbursement of tuition fee.
If you are granted reimbursement, the amount is always transferred to the same account from which the payment was originally made. This rule applies regardless of whether you have paid from your own account or via another account holder.
Please be aware that special payment rules apply if the original payment has been made from an account in Iran. Read more about reimbursement to Iran.