How to Apply: Degree Seeking Student

All applications to our programmes at master's and bachelor's level (apart from exchange students from partner universities) must be submitted via, the national Swedish university application service.

You can find all necessary information regarding programmes, applications, and processes on the website Applications are submitted electronically, and there you can keep track of your application, confirm that all supporting documents have arrived, etc.


The University of Skövde offers both one and two-year master's programmes. They are designed and open for applications from students with a bachelor's degree, or equivalent academic background, in a relevant field. However, we also consider applications from students currently on their last semester and without a full bachelor's degree, provided that the full bachelor's degree certificate is shown on arrival (a prerequisite for successful registration).

The university also offers a bachelor's programme in Biomedicine. For prerequisites please visit the programme's webpage Bachelor's Programme in Biomedicine 

It is also necessary to show proof of English proficiency. Please see for information.

English Proficiency Proof Exceptions

Students from universities that have English as the language of instruction, according to the International Handbook of Universities/World List of Universities and Other Institutions of Higher Education, are exempt from the requirement to provide proof of proficiency in English.

Equally, students with the equivalent of 30 ECTS credits using English as the language of instruction, from one of the Nordic countries, are also exempt from the requirement to provide proof of proficiency in English.


How to apply: Exchange students

The University of Skövde has exchange agreements with partner universities around the world. All exchange applications should be submitted through our on-line application form, even if you are going to study a master's programme. An exchange coordinator at each partner university is responsible for nominating students who have applied.