Key dates for master's studies

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This is an overview of important dates throughout the application process, up to the beginning of your master’s studies. All deadlines are midnight CET (Central European TIME) at the end of the day on the date indicated.​

The dates below may be subject to change.

Not applicable for Chalmers bachelor students applying to a master's programme.

Application and enrolment for master’s programmes 2024

16 October 2023 - 15 January 2024:
Submit your application

The online application service portal is open. Open an account to choose programmes and universities at or (application deadline at midnight CET). The application period for master's programmes is open for national and international students.

How to apply

This is a step-by-step guide on how to apply for a master's programme at Chalmers University of Technology. Submit your application through from mid-October until mid-January. The master's programmes at Chalmers commences in the autumn semester only. We look forward to receiving your application!

Late November 2023 - 17 January 2024:
Apply for a scholarship

An application for scholarships administered by Chalmers is a separate application process. The SI scholarships are not administered by Chalmers.

Scholarships for fee-paying students

Scholarships are a great source of funding for prospective master's students who are liable to pay tuition fees. Some of these are administrated by Chalmers and some by other foundations and associations. Additional scholarships may be added to the list and you are therefore advised to check this webpage regularly.

1 February 2024:
Deadline for paying the application fee (if required)

The deadline for providing proof of being exempted (EU/EEA citizens etc.) or paying the application fee. If required, pay the application fee to Note, one or the other is required in order for your application to be processed. This is an non-refundable administrative fee.

Find out if you need to pay fees

Wondering if you need to pay application and tuition fees? Here, you will find questions and answers - with case examples - to help you find out.

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1 February 2024:
Deadline for all supporting documentation, to complete your application

No documents should be sent directly to Chalmers University of Technology.
The list of required documents is specific to Chalmers and applies to all applicants including those with a Swedish personal identity number and/or Swedish citizenship. If a project portfolio is a prerequisite for the programme you are applying to, this deadline applies too.

Late November - 1 February 2024:
Chalmers Specific Entry Requirement Form

It is recommended to complete this on-line form to facilitate the assessment of your application, but it is not mandatory.

21 March 2024:
Publication of the official notification of selection results

The Notification of Selection Results from University Admissions is available online as a printable PDF file, so no hard copy is sent by regular mail. The print-out serves as the official document and should be used when you need to present an official copy of your selection results. Such as when applying for a residence permit with the Swedish Migration Agency.

22 March 2024:
Late applications may be submitted if the programme of choice has vacant study places

It may be possible to submit a late application for some master’s programmes. Note, Chalmers does not guarantee the processing of applications submitted after the general deadline, even when the application fee has been paid.

The notification of selection result is available from mid-May.

Mid-March to early May 2024:
Scholarship award notifications

The Scholarship Award Notifications will be sent out (by e-mail) to all grant recipients. In order to keep your scholarship offer, you have to confirm that you accept the offered scholarship. Instructions will follow in your scholarship offer notification. Make sure to confirm by the specified deadline.

All applicants will receive an email with information regardless of whether or not they have been awarded a scholarship. This applies to scholarships administered by Chalmers University of Technology only (the SI scholarships are NOT administrated by Chalmers).

28 March - 15 April 2024:
Application period for Chalmers BSc students only

Application period for students currently enrolled at a BSc programme or alumni with a degree from a Chalmers BSc only.

Master's programmes for Chalmers bachelor's students

Bachelor's students at Chalmers applies for master's programme in a local admissions round. This information is only available in Swedish. Use the "Svenska" button to change the language version and access complete information and contact details.

Spring 2024:
Chalmers Pre-Departure Days

The week after the notification of selection results, we will host digital pre-departure event for all admitted master's students where you will get to know Chalmers better. We will focus on different relevant topics, to help you prepare for your studies. An email with information will be sent after the admissions results have been announced, exclusively to students admitted to Chalmers (we will send it to the email address you used when you applied on

Spring 2024:
Deadline for the first instalment of the tuition fee

The first instalment of the tuition fee must have been received by Chalmers by this date (payment for the 1st semester out of 4). The invoice will be sent after the publication of the motification of selection results. Applicants admitted in May (from the waiting list or late applications) will have another date for the first instalment stated on the invoice.

Please make sure to pay the invoice as soon as you can and not wait until the payment deadline. The residence permit application process can take a long time and you cannot start that process before paying the invoice.

Applies to fee-paying students only.

Tuition fees

Some students are required to pay tuition fees to study at Chalmers. Here, you can find what applies to you as well as information about payment deadlines and conditions.

August 2024:
Arrival day

In August the CIRC phadders will be at Landvetter airport all day and welcome you to Gothenburg. At the airport you will be given a map over the city and a free ticket for the Airport coaches. 

More information about Arrival day can be found here.

August 2024:
Orientation Week

Welcome to Chalmers! Chalmers University of Technology and Chalmers International Reception Committee (CIRC) arrange an Orientation week for all newly enrolled students.

Autumn 2024:
First day of the autumn semester and the last date to enrol online (register in Ladok)

Studies begin! You must have enrolled by today. It is a mandatory step. Detailed instructions will be provided for all admitted students. Check your notification of selections result published at your personal account and follow the link.

New student

On this page we have compiled important information that you need to get started with your time of study in the best possible way.

University Admissions: Questions database

The answers to most questions about application and admission to Swedish universities.

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