Dear future applicant,
please read the following information very carefully.
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
All enquiries concerning the general information
about the application process shall be addressed to
For information about the details of
the application process, please visit
For applications to Master's degree
programme, you must visit the website
If you want to apply to a Master's degree
programme click on the "Second cycle (Master/Advanced level)".
Please read the information given on
Important Information Regarding the Application for the
Please note that the last day for submitting the
application for the Degree certificate is the 10th of June
2013 if you wish to receive it before the summer break.
application with the necessary documents should be
handed in at the student office desk (Studentexpeditionen,
House C, 4th floor)
or sent by
mail/fax, see address/faxnumber below, when all your
results have been registered. Please also note
that late applications will be processed only if time allows
and may only be processed after the start of the Autumn
term. It is also very important that all relevant grades
must have been registered before you submit the above
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
https://www.universityadmissions.se/intl/start for further
The Department of Law provides no assistance in finding suitable scholarships for applicants. Neither does the department offer
scholarships for successful applicants.
Student Union membership is no longer obligatory in Sweden.
Current information on the cost of Student Union membership
is available from the Student Union website.
The students will have to buy the required literature and in
some of the programmes there are fees for the materials
handed out during the course of 1000 SEK (about 110 Euro).
for full-time studies in law is SEK 90,000 per year.
application fee is SEK 900. There is no application fee for students
coming from the European Union EU/EEA and Switzerland.
General dates for programmes starting in August 2013 and the
Faculty of Law, Stockholm University:
15 March 2013: The online application
Please note: Some universities publish the
same course or programme in both the January and April admission
round. When you do a search, you may see two similar courses
listed. Please note that they have different application
deadlines and notification dates.
April 2013: Admission application deadline
2013: Deadline for receipt of application fee (if
required) or documentation of fee exempt status
20 June 2013:
receipt of supporting academic documents
2013: First Notification of Selection Results
2013: Last date to reply to your offer
August 2013: Second Notification of Selection Results
(no reply required)
Students coming from outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland
might be given some futher instructions due to the visa and
resídence permit issues.
Application Procedure for Master´s Programmes
here for further information about the application process
Applicants to the
Master's degree programme must
hold a university diploma in laws or an equivalent foreign law
degree of at least 120 (180 ECTS) credit points (a
The English language entry requirement is the equivalent of
English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in
Sweden, called English Course B/English 6.
Applicants whose first language is not English are normally required to take a Cambridge test
(IELTS test) or a TOEFL test (Test of English as a Foreign
A score of approximately 6.5 (with no part of the test below
5.5), on the IELTS test or 250 on the Computer-based version of the TOEFL test, 600
on the paper based version
or 90 on the Internet Based TOEFL test or
the equivalent, is required for admission.
In each case, an overall assessment of the applicant’s potential for a
successful completion of the programme will be made.
here for all the official information about the documents)
For a complete application to Master's
degree programme at Stockholm University
your application must be supported by the following documentation,
sorted in the same order as this list.
The documents shall be stamped and
signed copies and these documents are to be sent to
University Studies in Sweden in Stroemsund, not to the university/universities
you have applied for.
1. Cover sheet
2. Certificates and diplomas from
previous education at an internationally recognised higher education
(N.B. Students who do not hold the required degree, but are
registered for the last semester of a programme leading to such a
degree, may be accepted.
An official document stating that they are likely to be
awarded the degree by the start of the programme must be sent in
with the application.)
3. Transcripts of completed courses
and grades (including course list). Sort them in reverse
chronological order, i. e. the most recent on top
(In addition, certain countries have specific documentation
requirements - see information given here
4. Proof of English language skills
(see information below and information given here
5. Proof that you meet the specific entry requirements:
5a. A statement of purpose (1-2 pages where you state your
reasons why you want to take part in the programme you have applied
5b. Two letters of recommendation (from
professors, relevant employers etc.)
5c. A curriculum vitae (CV) in English (to create the
Europass CV -
please click here)
6. A copy of the page in your passport
with your personal data and photograph or some other document of
Sort the documents in the same order as
stated in this list and send them in one envelope to the address
stated on the cover sheet.
Only send one set of documents. Avoid using staplers, paper
clips, and documents printed on both sides.
N.B. Please, only submit the required
documents that are listed here above.
Sending in multiple sets of documents will not increase your chances
of being offered a place. This will only create problems and delays
in the processing of your application due to the large number of
pages of documents that must be reviewed. Please only send one
set of documents.
For further information about the supporting
documentation, such as stamps and signatures, languages and English
please click here.