A DIVERSE INTERNATIONAL CLASS:
In any Swedish University, you’ll be studying with international students from over 130 countries with enriching and diverse cultures. The classes you attend would always have students from around the world in attendance. This diverse association allows you to form real life relationship and bond with a unique set of friends. Having a diverse network of friends would serve you well in your professional life.
SWEDEN THE LAND OF INNOVATION:
Currently, there are over 12,000 companies in Sweden. It is the motherland of many innovative and successful companies, coupled with its very dynamic and digital economy. Students studying in Sweden are opportune to intern and work for renowned Swedish companies such as:
Is a giant in the telecommunication business. It has strong partnerships with renowned companies and higher institutions across the world. Ericsson currently employs about 104,000 employees around the world.
(ii) H &M:
Is an enduring clothing line that sells both men’s and children’s clothing since 1958. Over time, H &M, has expanded to over 3000 stores. It employs well over 86,000 people including students and graduates.
Provides online music streaming for millions of Facebook users. It also allows you to download and stream thousands of songs to your mobile devices and laptops.
OPPORTUNITY TO GAIN REAL LIFE EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE
The Swedish educational system is geared towards simulating the work place by exposing students to various group work and experiential. It is through understanding group work in school that you’ll gain the experience needed to succeed in your job. Swedish universities also send half of their student body on study exchange and study abroad programs across the world.
Universities offer a range of competitive scholarships to international students to enable them cover the cost of tuition and incidental fees.
BTH Scholarships: is available for students from non-European countries. This scholarship covers tuition and secondary expenses. Make sure you indicate on your application form which scholarship level you are applying for. If it’s a 25% scholarship level, you’ll be required to pay 75% of tuition. No more than one scholarship award can be given to any one student. The application for this scholarship will be considered if only the application fee is paid or you are exempted from paying. To apply, click on this link: http://www.bth.se/exr/scholarship-applications.nsf/application.xsp .
DALARMA UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS
HALMSTAD UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS
SCHOLARSHIPS FROM JONKOPING UNIVERSITY
KALSTAD UNIVERSITY GLOBAL SCHOLARSHIPS
LUND UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS.
HOW TO OBTAIN A STUDENT VISA:
To be eligible for a Swedish visa, you must first of all be admitted into a Swedish university. This includes paying the first installment of school fees. Prepare your supporting documents which include copies of your passport and financial statements. Submit the online Visa application and pay the application fee of SEK 1000. The waiting time for getting a visa is 5 months, so make sure you submit your documents well in advance.