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12000
Students enrolled in this school.
2
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
5
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

The university offers study programs, second cycle programs, and a variety of courses in computing and IT, economy and leadership, health and care, teaching and languages, media, the individual and society as well as technology.

What are the admissions criteria?

Sweden uses a centralized admissions process for all higher education programs.  Applicants apply online to the programs they are interested in. No entrance tests are required, as the basic admission criteria are a high school diploma and English proficiency. In addition, programs may have their own requirements for eligibility.  Another thing to note, students who are in their final year of high school can not apply until after they graduate, since they don't have a diploma.  Given that the application deadline for international students is January 15th, most students will not be able to apply for fall admission directly after high school. Also of note, no matter how many programs an applicant applies to, they will get only one offer.  Applicants are first evaluated for their first choice of school.  If they meet the eligibility requirements, they are admitted.  If not, they are evaluated for their second choice school, and so on. 

What is student life like?

The University West Campus is located in the heart of Trollhättan, easily accessible with culture, trade, and beautiful walks around the canal as part of the environment. The student environment is vibrant; there are a variety of students with different backgrounds, student unions, and opportunities for collaboration with working life. You are met by an inspiring and practical study environment with plenty of meeting and study places—the best creative and stimulating conditions to develop.

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Housing options.

International students coming to study at University West are offered accommodation arranged by the municipal landlord, Eidar Housing AB, and the private landlord, Hammar Nordic AB, in cooperation with University West. Since the number of student rooms is limited, we cannot guarantee a place for everybody beforehand.

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