Linnæus University

Linnæus University (LNU) is named after Carl Linnaeus, the most famous and world-renowned Swedish scientist of the last few centuries. He’s intrepidity, curiousness, and innovativeness became the key inspiration for the Linnaeus University.

As a modern institution accommodating 1,600 international students every year and 750 partner universities in more than 60 countries, Linnaeus University has become one of the Sweden’s largest universities.

At LNU nature is just around the corner, adding to the quality of life during your studies. Växjö has been declared ‘the greenest city in Europe’ and is surrounded by wonderful forests and lakes, while Kalmar is a charming town dating back to the Middle Ages, beautifully located by the Baltic Sea.

 

 

 

Bachelor level

1. BA in Marketing Programme

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

Duration: 3 years (180 credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • HSC (Civics A, English B, Mathematics C. Or: Civics 1b / 1a1 +1a2, Mathematics 3b / 3c.)
  • Proof of English proficiency normally attested by IELTS: overall score of 6.5 and no section below 5.5 (equivalent to English course B/6)*

* For more information and set of possible exemptions check the language requirements listed down below.

 

Tuition:
Full programme cost: 255,000 SEK

First payment: 42,500 SEK

Application fee: 900 SEK

 

2. BA in International Sales and Marketing Programme

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

Duration: 3 years (180 credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • HSC (Civics A, English B, Mathematics B. Or: Civics 1b / 1a1 +1a2, Mathematics 2a / 2b / 2c. English B, Mathematics B)
  • Proof of English proficiency normally attested by IELTS: overall score of 6.5 and no section below 5.5 (equivalent to English course B/6)*

* For more information and set of possible exemptions check the language requirements listed down below.

 

Tuition:
Full programme cost: 255,000 SEK

First payment: 42,500 SEK

Application fee: 900 SEK

 

3. BA in Design + Change

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

Duration: 3 years (180 credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • HSC
  • Approved portfolio and statement of purpose
  • Proof of English proficiency normally attested by IELTS: overall score of 6.5 and no section below 5.5 (equivalent to English course B/6)*

* For more information and set of possible exemptions check the language requirements listed down below.

First tuition fee instalment: 130,000 SEK

Total tuition fee: 780,000 SEK

Application fee: 900 SEK

 

4. BA in Network Security Programme

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

Duration: 3 years (180 credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • HSC (with Mathematics D. Or: Mathematics 3c)
  • Proof of English proficiency normally attested by IELTS: overall score of 6.5 and no section below 5.5 (equivalent to English course B/6)*

* For more information and set of possible exemptions check the language requirements listed down below.

First tuition fee instalment: 65,000 SEK

Total tuition fee: 390,000 SEK

Application fee: 900 SEK

5. BA in Software Technology Programme

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

Duration: 3 years (180 credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • HSC (with Mathematics D. Or: Mathematics 3c)
  • Proof of English proficiency normally attested by IELTS: overall score of 6.5 and no section below 5.5 (equivalent to English course B/6)*

* For more information and set of possible exemptions check the language requirements listed down below.

First tuition fee instalment: 65,000 SEK

Total tuition fee: 390,000 SEK

Application fee: 900 SEK

 

6. BA in Applied Mathematics Programme

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

Duration: 3 years (180 credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • HSC (with Physics B, Mathematics D. Or: Mathematics 4, Physics 2)
  • Proof of English proficiency normally attested by IELTS: overall score of 6.5 and no section below 5.5 (equivalent to English course B/6)*

* For more information and set of possible exemptions check the language requirements listed down below.

First tuition fee instalment: 65,000 SEK

Total tuition fee: 390,000 SEK

Application fee: 900 SEK

7. BA in Visual Communication + Change

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

Duration: 3 years (180 credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • HSC
  • Approved portfolio and statement of purpose
  • Proof of English proficiency normally attested by IELTS: overall score of 6.5 and no section below 5.5 (equivalent to English course B/6)*

* For more information and set of possible exemptions check the language requirements listed down below.

First tuition fee instalment: 130,000 SEK

Total tuition fee: 780,000 SEK

Application fee: 900 SEK

Master level

1. MA in Marketing

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

Duration: 2 years (120 credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, with a minimum of 30 credits in Marketing
  • Proof of English proficiency normally attested by IELTS: overall score of 6.5 and no section below 5.5 (equivalent to English course B/6)*

* For more information and set of possible exemptions check the language requirements listed down below.

Tuition:
Full programme cost: 170,000 SEK

First payment: 42,500 SEK

Application fee: 900 SEK

 

 

2. MA in Software Technology

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

Duration: 1 or 2 years (60 or 120 credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or the equivalent, and a solid practical experience of object-oriented programming.
  • Proof of English proficiency normally attested by IELTS: overall score of 6.5 and no section below 5.5 (equivalent to English course B/6)*

* For more information and set of possible exemptions check the language requirements listed down below.

 

Tuition:
Full cost for 60 credits programme:  130,000 SEK

Full cost for 120 credits programme: 260,000 SEK

First payment (for both 60 and 120 credit programmes): 65,000.00 SEK

 

Application fee: 900 SEK

English requirements

 

 

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General entry requirements for Bachelor level studies:

In order to meet the general entry requirements for Bachelor studies, all students must be able to demonstrate proficiency in English by means of an internationally recognized test, e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, or the equivalent.

 

All of the Linnæus University’s Master level courses and programmes demand a good command in English. The requirement is English course 6 from the Swedish upper secondary school or its equivalent. The following levels are equal to English 6:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a result of at least 575 points including a minimum score of 4.5 in the written test (paper-based test) or 90 points including a minimum score of 20 in the written test (internet-based test).
  • International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with an Overall Band Score of at least 6.5 and no module below 5.5.