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, et cetera.

Application information for exchange students from our partner universities 


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).

Our Master's programmes (one and two-year master's)

Bachelors's programme

The university also offers a bachelor's programme in Bioscience. For prerequisites please visit the programme's webpage Bachelor's programme in Bioscience - Molecular biodesign, 180 ECTS

English proficiency

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.You can also fill out the form below so that we can send you information on how to apply for the international programmes at the University of Skövde.

Do you want more information?

Do you want to know more about Skövde as a study destination? Do you have questions regarding the application process? Then you should definitely fill out the form below! We will send additional information about the application process directly to your email.

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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.

Use of education agents

Before you use the services of an education agent, make sure they have a formal agreement with the University of Skövde. 

Use of education agents