Submitting your application
1. Find your programme
Important: Students outside of the European Union must take courses of at least 30 ECTS per term, which corresponds to full-time study.
Studying 30 ECTS per term is one of the requirements for being granted a residence permit by the Swedish Migration Board.
2. Review the admissions criteria
Make sure that you meet the admission requirements. For general admission requirements please check carefully the description given at universityadmissions.se. For the specific entry requirements for each programme please check carefully the information given on our website www.liu.se/education.
3. Create an account
Create an account on www.universityadmissions.se (if you do not already have one) using an active e-mail address. This e-mail address becomes your "username". It should be an e-mail address that you check frequently as you will receive important correspondence from University Admissions at this address.
4. Select the programme(s) you are interested in
Select the programme(s) you are interested in. You´ll find the programme search function on the start page of www.universityadmissions.se. Note that you can apply for up to four master's programmes, which you must rank in order of preference.
5. Complete your application
Submit your application at www.universityadmissions.se.
6. Application fee
7. Documenting your eligibility for studies
Check the information about documentation requirements at our website or at www.universityadmissions.se and make sure that your documents satisfy the requirements.
8. Review country-specific instructions
Check for special instructions for your country at Checking for special instructions for my country of study.
Complete the relevant checklist (you find the pdf-files down below) and enclose it with your application package.
10. Assemble your supporting documents
Submit all documentation on time. There are two ways to submit your documents to University Admissions – you can either upload them to www.universityadmissions.se or you can send them by regular post to the address: University Admissions in Sweden, FE 20102, SE- 839 87 Östersund, Sweden.
Please note that for some countries, Sweden requires applicants to send in certified copies of their academic documents by regular post. It is important that you check what is required for your country: Checking for special instructions for my country of study.
Follow your application
If you have followed this step-by-step guide correctly, your application is complete. You can follow the progress of your application by logging into your account at www.universityadmissions.se. There you will be notified when your documents arrive and you can see the status of your application. Your notification of admission will also be published there.
Reply to your offer
Admission results are published on your universityadmissions.se account. If you are offered a place on a master's programme, the term "Admitted" will appear after the title. If you are offered a place on the programme, you must accept your offer via the universityadmissions.se website before the deadline. If you do not confirm your place, it will be given to another student.
For exchange students
If you wish to attend Linköping University as part of an exchange programme, contact the international department at your home university. You cannot apply for an exchange programme through University Admissions.