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Admission autumn 2021: Key dates for international students

Have you applied for a degree programme starting Autumn 2021? On this page we present an overview with key dates regarding admission, scholarships, tuition deadlines and much more. You will also get an overview of webinars and other services for all our admitted students.

Admission results April

9 April - Admission results Master's programmes

The notification of selection results is published under your account on University Admissions

12 April - Tuition fee instructions are sent out, Master's 

If you are required to pay tuition you will get an e-mail with payment instructions. 

12 April - Scholarship results Axel Adler, Master's

If you have applied for the Axel Adler scholarship, you will get an e-mail with the selection results. 

16 April - Admission results  Bachelor's programmes

The notification of selection results is published under your account on University Admissions
Please note that the admission results for the BFA in Metal Art, Wood Oriented Furniture Design and Classical Music Performance is in May. The BA in International Relations is only available in the second admission round 2021, with admission results in July. 

19 April - Tuition fee instructions are sent out, Bachelor's

If you are required to pay tuition you will get an e-mail with payment instructions. 

19 April - Scholarship results Axel Adler, Master's 

If you have applied for the Axel Adler scholarship, you will get an e-mail with the selection results. 

28 April - Scholarship results Swedish Institute, Master's

If you have applied for a SI Scholarship, the results are given on this day. 

 

Pre-arrival email for admitted students

On Wednesday, 14 April, a pre-arrival email with useful and practical information is sent out to all admitted students from Welcome Services. If you didn't receive the newsletter, please check your SPAM folder. If it is not there, please contact welcomeprogramme@gu.se

Understanding your admission result

Reserve, deleted, conditionally admitted - what does it mean?

About the results on universityadmissions.se 

Key dates exceptions

Some of our programmes, mostly within Fine, Applied and Performing Arts have different dates when it comes to the selection, admission and tuition fee payment. Find information on the programme page: all our programmes

Social media groups for students

Facebook group

Student Ambassadors Hanh and Solomon will post useful information and tips for studying in Gothenburg, and try to answer any questions that you may have. The group will also give you the possibility to communicate with future classmates and other international students coming to Gothenburg. 

Join the Facebook group

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WeChat group 

We've have also created an official WeChat group for all admitted Chinese students this year to get connected with each other. Let's prepare the trip to Gothenburg together. Scan the code and join!

QR code to Wechat group

Webinars in April and May

The University arranges zoom webinars on different topics open for all admitted students. 

22 April Webinar: Student economy and living costs 

Tuition fees, student budgets, rules regarding working and much more.
Watch the Student economy webinar on YouTube

28 April Webinar: About residence permits 

The Swedish Institute will together with the Swedish Migration Agency hold a webinar focusing on the process of getting a residence permit. Invitations will be sent out to the email adress you have registered at universityadmissions.se.  
Watch the Residence permit webinar on YouTube

29 April Webinar: Student life in Gothenburg

Housing, transportation, city life and much more
Link will be published soon. 

16 May Webinar: Ask the Student ambassadors 

Our Student ambassadors will host a webinar and give the best tips and advice from a student point of view. A chance to ask any questions you might have! 
Link to register will be published soon.

On campus studies no longer a requirement for residence permits

The Swedish Migration Agency has announced that on campus studies will no longer be a requirement for approval of residence permits. That means that you can go ahead with the residence permit application, as soon as you have an admission result, and taken the other necessary steps. 

The Swedish Migration Agency news about residence permits for students 

Pre-departure events in April

Several Swedish missions abroad are hosting pre-departure events for their respective countries. Join the events to hear what you should think about before coming to Sweden, and meet others from your home country who is also admitted to a Swedish university. 

  • Brazil: 19:00-21:00 BRT, 15 April (virtual event)
  • China: 16:00-18:00 CST, 28 April (virtual event)
  • Indonesia: 14:00-16:00 or 16:30 WIB, 28 April (virtual event)
  • Kazakhstan: 14:00-17:00 local time (GMT+6), 24 April (virtual event)
  • Pakistan: 11:30-13:00 PST, 29 April (virtual event)
  • South Africa: 14:00-16:00 CAT, 20 April (virtual event)
  • South Korea: 15:00-18:00 KST, 16 April
  • Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City): 17:30-19:00 ICT, 15 April (physical event)
  • Vietnam (Hanoi): 17:30-19:30 ICT, 26 April (physical event)

Invitations are sent out to admitted students via e-mail. But you can also check on Study in Sweden's website for the latest information

June

1 June - Deadline paying tuition fee

Last day to pay the first tuition fee installment. Our recommendation is however to pay it as soon as possible after the admission results if you are applying for a residence permit. 

15 June - Newsletter from Welcome Services (preliminary date)

Before the summer holidays, Welcome services send out a newsletter containing information about the Welcome Programme and other preparations for the travel and move to Gothenburg. 

Didn't get a newsletter?

Please check your SPAM folder. If it is not there, please contact welcomeprogramme@gu.se

July 

The following information and dates only apply if you have applied in the second admission round, with application deadline 15 April. 

16 July (new date)  - Admission results published (Selection 1) 

The notification of selection results is published under your account on University Admissions. 

23 July - Last day to reply to you admission offer

In this admission round you are required to accept or decline your offer, you do that on University Admissions. 

29 July - Final admission results published (Selection 2)

The final selection result is published under your account on University Admissions. You don't need to reply. 

Tuition fee payments

If you have applied in the second admission round and are required to pay tuition fee, the University will e-mail you information about payments. 

August 

9 August - Newsletter from Welcome Services (preliminary date)

Information about arrival day registration and invitations to the Welcome Programme is sent out to all admitted international students. 

23-29 August - Welcome Programme 

Exact days for the Welcome Programme are not set yet. It will be published here end of May or beginning of June. 

30 August - The semester starts

The official start of the autumn semester. Please note that some courses can start a bit earlier or later. Some faculties and departments also hos welcome events the week before. 

 

Didn't get a newsletter?

Please check your SPAM folder. If it is not there, please contact welcomeprogramme@gu.se

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