If you are going to study at a university or university college in Sweden for longer than three months, you must have a residence permit. The permit must be in place before you travel to Sweden.
To obtain a residence permit, you must:
More detailed infromation about rules, regulations and required documents can be found on the Swedish Migration Agency's website.
The easiest way to apply for a residence permit is to apply online over the internet. An online application goes directly to the Swedish Migration Agency.
If you are still unable or do not want to apply online, you can submit an application at the Swedish Embassy.