Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 21 October 2020)
Payment of tuition entitles students to certain rights and obligations. The following are the terms and conditions governing the tuition-fee payment. A summarised copy is also sent with the tuition invoice.
Per the Swedish Code of Statutes, SFS 2010:543, all non-EU/EEA citizens are due tuition for studies at higher education level, with few exceptions.
The tuition is invoiced after the student has been assessed to be due tuition per the law, based on the documents provided during the admissions process. The invoice is valid till the student provides documentation proving exemption from paying tuition, if any, per SFS 2010:543.
Reimbursement of paid tuition is possible only under the following circumstances, no reimbursement will be approved for applications that don't fulfil these criteria.
Students who wish to apply for the reimbursement due to any of these reasons must;
Umeå University shall retain 10,000 SEK* of the paid tuition as administrative and bank fees. Should the invoiced tuition be lower than the said amount, a corresponding amount will be deducted.
*In case of a reimbursement for a tuition fee payment for the autumn term 2020, no administrative fee will be retained. This is a temporary exemption due to the situation with COVID-19 at the time of invoicing. The exemption applies solely to tuition fee payments for the autumn term 2020.