Do I have to pay tuition fees at Chalmers?
Higher education in Sweden is free for students with a citizenship from the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland.
List of EU/EEA countries
Students who are citizens of a country outside the EU/EEA or Switzerland are required to pay tuition fees for higher education in Sweden.
Tuition fees at Chalmers
However, there are certain exceptions e.g. for certain types of residence permits. For more information, please visit universityadmissions.se
A change of fee status
If you change your fee status from fee-paying to exempted after being admitted and before the start of the semester, you must contact the admissions at Chalmers. It must be assessed and approved. Start by up-loading the complete residence permit with the criteria for being granted the permit visible, at your personal account at antagnings.se/universityadmission.se and send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
An invoice will be sent out to all admitted fee paying applicants, you must pay the tuition fee on time if a change of status has not been confirmed by the admissions at Chalmers.
Students who are citizens of a country outside the EU/EEA or Switzerland are required to pay an application fee of 900 SEK. The application fee has to be paid via the national application portal universityadmissions.se. The application fee is an administrative fee and is non-refundable. Chalmers does not offer scholarships to cover the application fee, and cannot exempt those with a fee-paying status from paying it.
Exchange students at Chalmers exempted from fees
Non-EU/EEA or Swiss students admitted to courses or programmes at Chalmers via an approved exchange program will not pay tuition fees to Chalmers. This is provided that they are enrolled in and nominated by their home university. As a non-EU/EEA or Swiss exchange student you will be liable to pay the fees set out above if you apply for additional courses or another programme at Chalmers.