Studying and researching in Sweden
In order to study for more than 90 days in Sweden, you must have a residence permit. Read more about how to apply for a permit for studies or research in Sweden.
From 1 December, both the residence permit card and right of residence card issued by the Swedish Migration Agency will look different. If you already have a valid card, you do not need to replace it.
If you are applying for a residence permit for other studies, your family members can now apply together with you in your web application.Starting on 29 September, applicants for a residence permit for other studies in Sweden who have accompanying family members can apply for permits for their family together with their own application.
Due to the worsening situation in the coronavirus pandemic, the embassy in Tehran has chosen to postpone all scheduled interviews regarding migration cases until next year. This is being done in order to try to limit the spread of infection. The embassy will contact anyone who already has a scheduled interview appointment.
To reduce the spread of the coronavirus, many libraries and citizen offices have limited their services. This means that it may be difficult to get help with printing forms.
In certain cases, the Swedish Migration Agency can now make exceptions to the requirement for full-time studies during the summer months.
The Swedish Migration Agency can grant residence permits for studies if more than 50 per cent of the studies will take place on campus even though part of the education is held remotely. On condition that all other requirements are met.
From July 1, 2020, new rules apply for those who are going to study contract education and specialist education.