This programme requires a relevant Bachelor's degree or the equivalent as well as a very good command of English and submission of your Motivation letter and Research ideas.
Welcome with your applications on www.universityadmissions.se until 15 January!
- A Bachelor's Degree, or the equivalent, from an accredited university in the country in which the degree has been awarded. Please note that University transcripts must be sent in some cases directly from your University.
For detailed information, please go to www.universityadmissions.se.
(If the documents are issued in any other language than Swedish, English, French or German, authorised translations that are officially certified are required. Fax copies or emails are not accepted.)
- A very good command of English, documented by an internationally recognized proficiency test. English Proficiency: Certification by an internationally recognised proficiency test. Please see this page for detailed information regarding English Proficiency tests and requirements
Most proficiency test certificates can be uploaded on www.universityadmissions.se, but may be sent to:
University Admissions in Sweden
SE-839 87 Östersund
The application process:
1) Motivation letter — where you explain why you have selected this specific programme and what you have to offer the Master´s programme
2) Research Ideas: what research questions interest you for your Master´s thesis. Your research question(s) must fit into at least one of the Centre's research themes, as well as identify a project(s) and/or researcher(s) at the Centre that you would like to work with. We strongly recommend you contact researchers directly to explore your research ideas before submitting your application, though this is not a requirement given the varied availability of researchers during the application period due to field work, conferences and other obligations.
Swedish universities have introduced application and tuition fees.
Applicants from countries outside the EU, the EEA and Switzerland are required to pay both an application fee and tuition fees for all studies. More info about the fees is found at:
Information on scholarships/grants is available at:www.su.se/english/study/prospective-students/scholarships.
For information on residence permit, please contact:
How to contact us
Director of Studies and Master's programme Director:
Social-Ecological Resilience for Sustainable Development
Office: +46 734 604 896
Tel. +46 737 07 85 90
For information about your application, please contact:
Jessica Slove Davidson
Tel. +46 8 16 40 75
Telephone: +46 8 16 40 69
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