Information for students applying with Colombian degrees.
This page is dedicated to information that you, as students who are applying with a Colombian degree, will find useful. In addition to information on transcripts, scholarships and so on, you can also read about Colombian students here at Chalmers and what they feel about their life, studies and much more.
Please note that the information available here is in addition to and not instead of the general requirements information found on UniversityAdmissions.se and the specific requirements for the Master's programme which is found on the specific programme page.
Chalmerists' Stories - Colombian students at Chalmers
Below you can find Andres and Juana who are Colombian Chalmerists and their story about the Chalmers they have come to love. You can read about other Chalmerists and their stories at Chalmerists' Stories
Scholarship Opportunities for Colombian Applicants
Chalmers has a wide range of scholarships that it's applicants are free to choose from. Some of these scholarships are applicable to specific applicants of specific nationalities. Information on all of these scholarships can be found on the Chalmers Scholarships webpage.
Colombian student loan organizations
- Colfuturo is a foundation which offer support to best bachelor graduate students who are interested to study post-graduate programs abroad. Colfuturo loan/scholarship program comprises a full (100%) waiver of the tuition fee and living cost to selected students. http://www.colfuturo.org
- Icetex - Colombian Institute for Student Loans and Abroad Education. Icetex offers loans up to 16000 USD for Phd or Msc abroad studies. www.icetex.gov.co
- Colciencias – Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation. Scholarship selection according to the requirement of the student. http://www.colciencias.gov.co
- Financial intermediary as national banks or companies investments.
Chalmers conducts online competitions around the year. Students from around the world are encouraged to participate in these competitions. Prizes for these competitions vary from Amazon vouchers to travel grants. We host more information about our competition on the Chalmers Challenges webpage.
Transcripts & Supporting Documents
All documents should be submitted in the original language (Spanish) along with copies of officially certified English translations. Translations must be made by an official translator registered on Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Documents which required two (2) certification stamps
- Diplomas and transcripts – from a national certificate institution (Bachelor diploma, graduation minute, previous studies, summer courses, etc.)
Documents which required one (1) certification stamp
- Relevant pages of your passport (or other valid ID) with citizenship clearly visible
Documents which doesn’t required any certification stamp
- Cover sheet printed from universityadmissions.se
- English language certification
- Proof that you meet the specific entry requirements.
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Project Portfolio. The project portfolio is a specific requirement for Architecture and Urban Design, Design for Sustainable Development, Nordic Master in Sustainable Transitions and Industrial Design Engineering
- Letter of intent /motivation (also relevant for the assessment of tuition scholarship applicants).
- Relevant work experience
- Letters of recommendation (academic and work)
To ensure that your application is complete and correct please go through the information on the two following links.
Further information on required documentationFurther information on required documentation from UniversityAdmissions.se for application to Swedish universities (External Link)
Colombian applicants conventionally prove their English proficiency by submitting their scores from competitive English tests such as TOEFL and IELTS. There is more informaiton on this on our English Requirements webpage. You can also find more information about English requirements at UniversityAdmissions.se (External Link).
General Entry requirements for Master's programmes
Documentation Requirements for Master's programmes
List of Master's programmes at Chalmers University of Technology
Application and Admissions
List of scholarships
Country specific information on UniversityAdmissions.se (External Link)