Single-subject courses

Linköping University offers individual courses at both bachelor and master's levels in a variety of study fields. 

Courses taught in English

Courses (single-subject or self-contained) taught in English are offered for non-degree students and exchange students.

Application to such courses is made online through the national application service “University Admissions in Sweden”, More information about the application process is available at

Please note that it is possible to take individual courses taught in English, but such courses cannot be combined to form a final degree at Linköping University.

One week of full-time studies corresponds to 1.5 credits and a 20-week academic semester corresponds to 30 credits.

More information about courses offered for exchange students and how to apply is available at: exchange agreements.

Qualifying Course in Swedish 

Linköping University offers a qualifying course in Swedish for non-Swedish-speaking students who plan to study at Linköping University. This is an intensive, one-year, full-time course, designed to satisfy the general requirements in Swedish and civics for university studies.

The course is open for:
Nordic and EU/EEA citizens or long-term residents 
Citizens/residents outside EU/EEA
Semester 2 for Swedish-speaking students, information in Swedish

More options for learning Swedish 
Swedish language studies in general

Courses taught in Swedish

Students with sufficient skill in Swedish can choose from a large number of individual courses. Linköping University offers approximately 500 single-subject courses taught in Swedish, most of them at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Students applying for courses taught in Swedish must fulfil the general admission requirements, the specific admission requirements, and the language requirements in Swedish.
More information about our courses taught in Swedish is available at: our Swedish website.

Payment options for fee-paying students

If you are required to pay tuition fees there are two ways to pay your tuition: via credit card or by bank transfer.

To determine if you are a fee-paying student or not please visit the Universityadmissions page on Am I required to pay

Online payment using a credit card 

To pay with a credit card, go to the Pay-Online service below. VISA and MasterCard are accepted in the online payment service 

 To enable us to match your payment with your application, please make sure to use your University Admissions application number as your reference number.

Payment by bank transfer

Payment transaction must include the following information, to enable us to match your payment with your application: first name, surname, and your University Admissions application number.

Bank transfer can take a long time. Please follow these steps carefully:

1. Inform your bank about the deadline for payment and that Linköping University must have received your payment by the deadline.

2. Make sure that the transferred amount covers the tuition fee in SEK, regardless of any bank or exchange fees that may apply. Students are expected to meet the tuition fee costs at the SEK value, no shortfalls due to exchange fee fluctuations may arise.

Bank information
Name of bank: Danske Bank
Address of bank: Box 7523, SE 10392 Stockholm
IBAN: SE13 1200 0000 0128 1011 7713
Account no: 12810117713
Beneficiary: Linköping University
Address of LiU: SE 58183 Linköping

If you are paying tuition fees from a Swedish bank, use our bankgiro account: 5050-0016.

Confirmation of Payment

As soon as your payment has been registered by Linköping University, you will receive a payment confirmation to the e-mail address registered at 

Master's programmes

Have you been admitted to a master's programme taught in English? Visit our how to pay your tuition fee page for more information.


For any questions about single-subject courses, please contact the Info Centre.

How to apply