Applying to BTH

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.

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 Programme

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.

Check your messages

Messages are sent to student accounts on Universityadmissions.se.
It’s important that you log in to your user account regularly to check for messages from University Admissions or BTH. You can find them under the “Messages” tab after you log in.

Please note that you will not receive an email when a message has been posted to your account; this is why it’s important to log in and read messages on a regular basis.

Information about higher education in Sweden in other languages

If you live in Sweden and require information about higher education in another language than Swedish, then we can recommend the website Studera.nu  On this website you can get a brief introduction to higher education in Sweden, get more information about study levels and degrees or get the explanation about the application process, in several different languages.

If you are an international student and wish to study in Sweden, we recommend you to visit www.studyinsweden.se

Information for asylum-seekers

As an asylum-seeker in Sweden, you may have special questions regarding what your options are here while waiting for your case to be processed. On studera.nu you can find information about higher education studies, other options including learning Swedish, and having your previous studies – your qualifications – evaluated for when you’re ready to search for a job.

Contact us

Contact Admissions office

For general questions regarding study programmes, admission, application procedures, enrolment etc. please use the following email:

admissions@bth.se

Phone: 0046 455 38 55 00
Phone hours: Monday, Tuesday 13 – 15,
Wednesday – Friday 10 – 12