Swedish language courses for degree students - academic year 21/22
Why not take the opportunity to learn some Swedish while studying a degree programme at Linköping university? It might be for social, cultural or career purposes or just out of curiosity.
We offer beginner’s courses in Swedish open to international degree students and exchange students at LiU. The courses are part time with lectures once a week during the semester. They are divided into different levels, which means that admission is depending on your previous knowledge in Swedish. Each course bears 7,5 credits/semester.
Please note that the courses cannot be included in your master’s degree from LiU.
Application is possible first when you have been admitted to a programme at LiU. You will then receive more information.
For EU-citizens the courses are free of charge. Fee paying students need to pay tuition fee according to the information below.
The application for courses starting in autumn 2021 is now open!
Beginner’s course in Swedish, level A1, 7.5 ECTS
This course is intended for students with no previous knowledge of Swedish. The aim of the course is to give students a basic knowledge of Swedish with an emphasis on oral skills. The course includes pronunciation exercises, oral training, basic Swedish grammar and short, writing exercises.
Beginner’s course in Swedish, level A2, 7.5 ECTS
This course is intended for students with knowledge of Swedish equivalent to the Beginner’s course in Swedish, level A1. Students will improve their Swedish language proficiency and broaden their knowledge of Swedish society. They will also acquire a deeper knowledge of important basic grammar as well as an elementary working vocabulary.
Beginner’s course in Swedish, level B1:1, 7.5 ECTS
This course is intended for students with knowledge of Swedish equivalent to the Beginner’s Course in Swedish, level A1 or Beginner’s course in Swedish, level A2. Students will be able to discuss matters of everyday life in mainly correct Swedish and give an account of their knowledge of Swedish society and culture based on the course literature.
Beginner’s course in Swedish, level B1:2, 7.5 ects
This course is intended for students with knowledge of Beginner’s course in Swedish, level B1:1. Students will be able to discuss matters of everyday life in mainly correct Swedish and give an account of their knowledge of Swedish society and culture based on the course literature.
Information for fee paying students admitted to a master’s programme 2021 or later:
You are entitled to study one course during autumn semester 2021 and one course during spring semester 2022. For each 7,5 credit course the tuition fee is 8750 SEK.
You must pay your tuition for the autumn course before 1 June. All necessary payment information will be included in your notification of selection results, when your application has been processed, and will be sent to you by e-mail. It is very important that you pay your tuition fees by the deadline. If you have not paid by the payment due date, you will lose your study offer.
Information for fee paying students admitted to a master’s programme 2020 or before:
You are entitled to study maximum two courses (in total 15 credits) within the duration of your master's programme that are included in the tuition fee for your programme. If you would like to study extra language courses beyond this, the tuition fee for each 7,5 credit course is 8750 SEK.
Timeline for courses autumn 2021:
Application period: Beginning of April-beginning of May
Deadline for application: 6 May
Notification of selection results: Mid May
Deadline to pay tuition fee: 1 June
The application is now open!
Late applications will be handled on a first come first served basis, if there still are seats available
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Last updated: 2021-04-08