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Learn Swedish

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, which includes students under formal exchange agreements and students in degree programmes.

Any enquiries regarding entry requirements, the application process, course content, timetables, admission tests etc., please fill out the contact form below.

Swedish for International Students, Beginners’ Course I, 15 credits
  • Level Course, Bachelor's level
  • Study time 50%
Subject: Swedish
Swedish for International Students, Beginners’ Course II, 15 credits
  • Level Course, Bachelor's level
  • Study time 50%
Subject: Swedish

Contact form

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English for International Students

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