Studying in Sweden
In order to study in Sweden, you must have a residence permit. Read more about how to apply for a permit for studies or to work as a doctoral student.
29 March 2016
You can now use the new Tid till beslut (Time to a decision) function, to find out on your own how long your application may take the Migration Agency to process. While processing times have not become longer or shorter, information about them is now presented in a far clearer manner.
22 April 2015
In spring 2015 the Swedish Migration Agency is making it possible for more people to apply online.
6 March 2015
The old stickers that used to be put in your passport as proof of your residence permit in Sweden expire on 20 May 2015. If you have a sticker in your passport, you therefore have to book an appointment at the Swedish Migration Board to exchange your sticker for a residence permit card.