Sweden & Iran

Studying in Sweden

If you are planning to study in Sweden, the web site StudyinSweden.se is your one-stop information centre for higher education studies in Sweden.

The purpose of StudyinSweden.se is to provide international students wishing to study in Sweden with a convenient and comprehensive information resource.

StudyinSweden.se contains general information on the opportunities open to international students, admission procedures and other practical details.

The service is designed for students at all levels. It provides information on undergraduate courses, master programmes and opportunities for researchers. 

Applying for a residence permit to study in Sweden

If you are going to study in Sweden for longer than three months, you must have a residence permit.

If you will be studying for less than three months, you may need a visa instead.

You can apply for a residence permit online at the Swedish Migration Agency website

To find out which rules apply, which documents are required and how to apply, check the Swedish Migration Agency website.

If you are not able to apply online, send your application documents to the Embassy. After receiving your application, it will be sent by post to Migration Agency in Sweden.

If you apply for a residence permit at the Embassy, you need to pay the application fee in Rials to the Embassy's bank account. For more information regarding the fees please see Fees.

Receiving the decision

If you have applied online, you will receive an email stating that a decision has been made.

If you have applied at the Embassy, you need to check for the decision at the Swedish Migration Agency website.

To book an appointment to collect your decision at the Embassy, please visit Book an appointment

Residence permit card

If you are granted a residence permit for a period longer than three months, you will get a residence permit card. For more information read under Residence permit card.

Basic information about: Studying in Sweden

Basic information applicable to all countries is available here. In some countries, additional conditions also apply – for more information, select a country from the 'Select Country Here' drop-down list.

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