TUITION FEES LIKELY TO BE CHARGED TO NON EU/EEA APPLICANTS, STARTING CLASSES IN THE FALL OF 2011
Tuition at higher education institutions in Sweden is currently free of charge. This means that all Swedish students and students from the EU/EEA are educated free of charge, as well as students from outside this area.
This situation is currently under review, and the most recent decision from the Swedish government is that tuition fees will be introduced for students from outside the EU/EEA, most likely starting for fall 2011 intake. However, as Sweden is keen to attract top students from around the world, a system of scholarships may replace the current system.
Please note that the MSPI programme team does not yet have much further information on this matter, but does have regular contact with BTH administration to relay all information as soon as it becomes available.
These are the following rumors to date (Updated September 2010):
- The likely cost of tuition fees: will be in the range of 75-85000 SEK per academic year
- What new scholarship scheme will be put in place: we have not received any information on this
- How exchanges and other school partnerships will affect the payment of tuition: we anticipate that schools with official exchange agreements will continue to be able to send/receive students as before (thus, if you are studying at a BTH partner university, you will likely be able to do an exchange to BTH without paying the BTH tuition fees.)
We will update this webpage as we find out further information.
Here you can find a press release (in English) from the Government Offices of Sweden.