Master's Studies

The University of Skövde offers a wide range of postgraduate studies and International Master's programmes taught in English.

Applications for Master's Studies, Spring 2020

Applications for our one-year Master's programme in Bioinformatics, starting in January 2020, are now accepted through

Applications for the Master's programmes, starting next Autumn semester, will open on October 16, 2019.

NB. Programmes with suffix 60 ECTS are one-year Master's programmes, programmes with suffix 120 ECTS are two-year Master's programmes.

Bachelor's Studies

We offer a Bachelor´s Programme in Bioscience - Molecular biodesign and a Bachelor´s Programme in Molecular Bioinformatics. The academic areas covered are Natural Science, Informatics and Behavioural Science. In the field of Informatics we also offer a doctoral programme. 

Our programmes 

Bioscience and informatics

Enigineering and Technology. Bachelor's programmes

Free language courses offered for fee-paying students

As a fee-paying student at the University of Skövde you receive an exclusive offer to study two extra Swedish language courses free of charge alongside your Bachelor's or Master's studies.

Swedish Society and Swedish Culture G1N (3 ECTS)

This course is given during the first week of every semester. You will be introduced to the Swedish culture and society and learn some useful Swedish phrases.

Swedish for International Students 1: Oral Proficiency and Listening Comprehension G1N

This course is taught in the first part of the semester and the student will acquire basic academic knowledge about Swedish phonology and pronunciation. You will practice oral skills and comprehension in the classroom and in the language laboratory.

Admitted students will receive more information about how to sign up for the courses.

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How to apply

Degree-seeking students apply through the national university admissions portal, The application deadline for the Autumn semester 2020 (starts in late August) is on January 15th, 2020. Applications open on October 16.


The University of Skövde offers a number of partial scholarships to students who are attending a Master's programme at the University and who are liable for tuition fees.

Read more about scholarships