The academic year
Each academic year is divided into two terms (the autumn and the
Find the starting and closing dates of each term
||September 3, 2012 - January 20, 2013
||January 21, 2012 - June 6, 2013
Classes are normally scheduled throughout the term without any break between the
autumn and the spring term. There is traditionally a one-two week holiday around
christmas and new year.
60 Swedish credits represent a full academic year. 1,5 point equals one week of full-time study.
In the following 15 ECTS accordingly means 10 weeks.
The grading system, ranked from the highest to the lowest grade attainable:
1. A Excellent
2. B Very good
3. C Good
4. D Satisfactory
5. E Sufficient
6. FX Fail
7. F Fail
Student visa and residence permit
Depending on their citizenship, some students may have to apply
for a visa. Students from the Scandinavian and European
Union countries do not need a visa.
Nordic citizens do not need a residence permit. EU citizens do not need a residence permit in advance, but have to apply for one
within the first three months of their stay in Sweden. Citizens from any other country must have a residence permit for studies stamped in their
passport before entering Sweden. Please apply for a residence permit at the Swedish Embassy/Consulate in your home country as soon as the letter of admission is received.
www.migrationsverket.se for further information.
It is the student's responsibility to obtain the necessary
information about visas and residence permits.
Fees - for masterstudents
For students coming from outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland,
application and tuition fees will apply from the autumn
semester 2011. There are
some exceptions to this general rule.
education in Sweden is free for students coming from the European
Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland, so
these students do not need to pay the application fee nor tuition
Students that have already commenced their studies before this
period will not be required to pay fees. Likewise, exchange students
are also exempted from fees.
The Swedish government has presented a bill outlining
tuition and application fees for students from non-EU/EEA
countries from the 2011/2012 academic year, to be
supplemented by scholarship programs. Please visit
http://www.su.se/english/study/2.604/tuition-fees-for-non-eu-eea-students-1.2113 for further
The Faculty of Law provides no assistance in finding suitable scholarships for applicants. Neither does the
scholarships for successful applicants.
in Stockholm is currently scarce,
priority is given to students on the basis of bilateral agreements with the
Faculty of Law. The Faculty of Law can not assist the students on master
programmes in finding accommodation. Please direct all your
questions regarding housing to the Housing Office:
Enquiries - Exchange programmes
All enquiries concerning the details of our exchange programmes shall be addressed to the
international coordinators, Ms Karolina Alveryd or Ms Sandra
Faculty of Law
S-106 91 STOCKHOLM
Tel number: +46-8-16 20 00
Enquiries - Master programmes
Enquiries and correspondence concerning general
information about our master programmes should be sent
All enquiries concerning the details of our master programmes shall be addressed to
each master programme:
European Intellectual Property Law
International Commercial Arbitration Law
Master of Law and