Axel Adler Scholarship

Axel Adler scholarship 2024 is a tuition fee waiver and is awarded to students studying international Master’s or Bachelor’s Programmes at the University of Gothenburg. The selection of scholars is primarily based on the applicant's qualifications in regards to the study programme. Axel Adler Scholarship is funded by Adlerbertska Scholarship Foundation and Adlerbertska Grant Foundation and the Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR).

Selection results 2024

All applicants for the Axel Adler Scholarship 2024 for Master's and Bachelor's programmes have been notified regarding their scholarship application result via email. If you have not received any email, please make sure to check your spam folder.

Information update: 16 April 2024


To be eligible for Axel Adler Scholarship 2024: 

  • You are required to pay tuition in Sweden.

  • You need to apply for an international campus-based programme at the University of Gothenburg, as your first priority.

  • You need to submit your application for studies by 15 January 2024 and pay the application fee and document your eligibility for studies by 1 February 2024 through

    For more detailed information about the scholarship, please read the document “Axel Adler Scholarship 2024 – Requirements and detailed information.” 


Students who have applied to a programme at the University of Gothenburg as their first priority through and fulfill the requirements, will receive an email with application instructions around February 8, 2024. The invitation to apply for Axel Adler Scholarship will be sent to the email address you have registered at

If you are eligible and have not received an email by this date (and also checked your Spam mail folder), please let us know by sending a mail to

CV and Letter of Motivation

When applying for Axel Adler Scholarship you shall include a CV and a Letter of Motivation as written text. These are used for the selection of scholars. In the motivational letter you have the possibility to highlight merits from your CV. It is not possible to attach any other form of documentation to your scholarship application. 

Selection process

Academic staff make the assessment and ranking, based on the CV and Motivation letter in your scholarship application. The assessment is made in collaboration with the assessment of your application to the study programme, to determine your suitability for the programme as well as your commitment and desire to study.  

There is one scholarship awarded for each programme. 

There is an exception for Master programmes in Fine Art, Crafts and Design and programmes in Music and Performance which will be awarded a total of four scholarships for all programmes.


Decision of results will be sent out via email: 

  • 27 March 2024 Master's programme applicants
  • 18 April 2024 Bachelor's programmes applicants

Axel Adler Scholarship for Sustainability

Sustainable development is a vital part of the University of Gothenburg’s vision. Therefore, we offer the Axel Adler scholarship for Sustainability, a scholarship programme within the Axel Adler scholarship, for students studying a sustainability focused study programme. The scholarship is a tuition fee waiver. 

If you are eligible to apply, you do this in the same application as the regular Axel Adler Scholarship application. 

More details and requirements for the Sustainability Scholarship

Axel Adler Scholarhip for Sustainability 2024 - Requirements (pdf)

Frequently asked questions

Here you find the most common questions for the Axel Adler scholarship. For more questions about Axel Adler Scholarship, please contact

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