Courses in Swedish for International Students

The Department of Language Studies offers courses in Swedish catering for international students at Umeå University, from those who simply wish to acquire a basic level of Swedish during their stay in Umeå to those who need to meet the entry requirements for courses and programmes taught in Swedish.

The courses are open to all international students i.e. both students under formal exchange agreements and students in degree programmes.

Any enquiries regarding entry requirements, the application process etc., should be directed to the Student Reception Desk in the Administration Building. For questions regarding course content, timetables, admission tests etc., please fill out the contact form to the right.

Swedish for International Students, Beginners'’ Course I, 15.0 Credits, Target Level A1

Swedish title: Svenska för internationella studenter, Nybörjarkurs I

Term: Autumn 2013
Dates: 9 September - 13 December 2013
Study tempo: 50%

Term: Spring 2014
Dates: 27 January - 23 May 2014
Study tempo: 50%

Term: Autumn 2014
Dates: 1 September 2014 - 16 January 2015
Study tempo: 50%

Swedish for International Students, Beginners'’ Course 2, 15.0 Credits, Target Level A2

Swedish title: Svenska för internationella studenter, Nybörjarkurs II

For those who have successfully completed Swedish for International Students, Beginners Course I

Term: Autumn 2013
Dates: 9 September - 13 December
Study tempo: 50%

Term: Spring 2014
Dates: 27 January - 23 May 2014
Study tempo: 50%

Term: Autumn 2014
Dates: 1 September 2014 - 16 January 2015
Study tempo: 50%

A course in English is also available for international students who wish to improve their spoken and written English. More information is available here.


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Student Reception Desk
901 87 Umeå 

Visiting Address
Administration Building, Level 3

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