Discussion at StudyinSweden Regarding Fees

There’s a great thread regarding the introduction of fees at the StudyinSweden site – I’m a little out of the loop right now (due to the work I’m doing with ¬†Lund University’s web development project) so expect to see more updated information there.

http://www.swedenintouch.se/Forum/Topics/Messages/?topicid=617

Application Fees – Wait, says Government Agency

Tuition fees will be implemented in 2011, and the Swedish authority for Higher Education services says that application fees should be introduced at the same time – not 2010 as previously thought.

Read about this at the ‘Local’ Swedish news in English’ site

See the press release here (In Swedish)

Non-European students to be charged tuition fees

Finally, the official confirmation for the introduction of fees:

The Swedish Government, on the 10th September, said:

“In the 2010 Budget Bill, the Government proposes that foreign students wishing to study in Sweden should pay fees.”

Read the full press release in English.

Note that the press release identifies a grant system, but details of this must wait until the Autumn.