Welcome to apply to BTH!

Here you can find information about how to apply to courses and programmes at Blekinge Institute of Technology.

Application process

Before you apply, please read Prerequisites and Admission criteria of each programme you are interested in. Course/Programme description you will find on the following link:

List of BTH's programmes given in English

You can apply to our programmes by choosing Apply. button on each programme description or by using the following online application.

Online application for BTH’s courses and programmes at Universityadmissions.se

Please read about the whole application process at Universityadmissions.se

Entry requirements

In order to be eligible for admission you have to fulfill general and specific admission requirements for programmes you are interested in.

Information about bachelor’s level application requirements

Information about master’s level application requirements

The application requirements can differ from programme to programme, why we recommend that you read the course/programme description for each programme you are interested in for more information about the entry requirements.

English language requirements

In order to be eligible for university studies in Sweden, you have to demonstrate that you meet the English requirements for the course or programme you wish to apply for.

Read more about English language requirements on Universityadmissions.se

BTH accepts all Academic IELTS, TOEFL tests, University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations, Cambridge Michigan English Language Assessment Battery and Pearson PTE Academic.

A copy of the IELTS test results have to be sent to University Admissions in Sweden. All IELTS results will be verified online. BTH only accepts Academic IELTS tests. The General IELTS test is not accepted for admission to higher education.

TOEFL tests must always be delivered as an original, from ETS directly to Universityadmissions's postal address: University Admissions in Sweden (code 3477).

Please note that TOEFL tests sent by students along with other application documents will not be accepted.

English proficiency letters are not accepted as proof of English skills.

Application Deadline

The deadline for applying to the autumn term 2016 is 15 January 2016. Supporting documents have to reach Sweden before 1 February 2016.

Find more details on Key dates and deadlines link.

Application Status

Once you have created a user account and made an online application, you can follow your status on Universityadmissions.se, via 'My pages' when you log in to your account.

Check your status

An academic year at BTH

Most of BTH’s programmes, given in English, start in the autumn semester. An academic year is divided into two semesters:

  • The autumn semester begins in August/September and lasts until a couple of weeks into January.

  • The spring semester begins in January and finishes in June.

One full academic year lasts 40 weeks, and each term lasts 20 weeks.

Unfinished Degree

If your degree is not finished but you are in your final term you can still apply for most of our Master programmes. If this is the case, you provide BTH with a transcript of records of the terms you have finished and a registration certificate showing which courses you are studying during your final year/term. Note, that when you arrive at BTH you MUST show your degree certificate as proof that you have finished your university studies. If you have not received your final degree certificate you must show a provisional one. All documents must be in original or certified photocopies.

Please note that the following programme requires a finished degree for admission:

  •   MBA Online

Conditionally Admitted via Universityadmissions.se

All applicants who have applied to our Master programmes before they have finished their Bachelor's degrees may be conditionally admitted. When arriving to BTH all conditionally admitted students have to prove that they have completed their Bachelor programmes and obtained a Bachelor's degree, otherwise they will not be allowed to start the programmes they have been admitted to.

Deferment of your studies to the next term

If you have been admitted to a programme at BTH, but there are extenuating circumstances and you are not able to start your studies, at the prescribed time, you may apply for deferment. BTH can approve deferment of studies in individual cases if special reasons exist.

In order to apply for deferment the following is required:

• You must be accepted into a program at BTH
• A copy of the admission letter must be attached to the application
• Reasons for deferment must be clearly stated and confirmed with a certificate (eg. medical statement)

You can apply by an e-form Application for deferment.

If your application is approved, the following applies: The decision is valid for 18 months from the start date of the program you have been admitted to. You must make a new application in the new admission round.  A copy of the deferment approval must be attached with your application. Note that BTH cannot guarantee that the program will start within 18 months.

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