Welcome to the University of Skövde!

Dear new international students! Thank you for your interest in studying at the University of Skövde. We are very pleased that you have been accepted for studies at our University! On this page you can find information about the forthcoming semester. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Students who applied through the national University Admissions in Sweden  
As soon as you have your Notification of Selection Results (Admission Letter) from "My Pages" at University Admissions, read the information carefully. 


In order to make your stay in Skövde and Sweden as pleasant as possible and for you to prepare yourself, you should follow the links below and read the information carefully.

International Events 

Check out the Facebook group for ESN Skövde for more information!  

English Language Courses

Important documents regarding the placement test and our English courses will be posted here when the introduction starts.

  • Information about the placement test
  • PowerPoint from the introduction meeting 

Note that native speakers of English are not required to take the placement test in order to take courses at Level 3.

If you have any questions, feel free to email: stefan.sonnerhed@his.se

Learn Swedish

Do you want to learn Swedish? Now you can start practicing your Swedish by a free online course for beginners. The course gives you an introduction to the Swedish culture and society and you will learn the basics of written and spoken Swedish.

Presentations from the introduction week:

  • Introduction to Swedish language course (Maria)
  • Introdution to Swedish Culture and Society (Linda)

Powerpoints from the Introduction week:

Important documents from the introduction week will be posted here when the introduction starts.

  • Andrea and Erika's presentation from the first day
  • Erika's presentation from the second day 
  • Andrea's degree seeking presentation from the second day
  • Information meeting


Find us on Facebook!

The University of Skövde on Facebook!

Facebook for ESN Skövde and the Facebook group for international students 2019-2020

Get in touch with the Student Union on Facebook!  

Follow us on Twitter!



Questions about admission?
Phone: +46 (0)500-44 82 00

Questions about admission for exchange students?
Phone: +46 (0)500-44 82 00

Contact a student and career counsellor?

Contact the Student Accommodation Service?

Contact International Office?