Tuition fees

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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.

Do I have to pay tuition fees?

No tuition fees for EU/EEA citizens

Higher education in Sweden is free if you are coming from a country within the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland. Here, you can find out if you are required to pay tuition fees.

Tuition fees for non-EU/EEA citizens

If you are a citizen of a country outside the EU/EEA or Switzerland, you are required to pay tuition fees for higher education in Sweden. Here, you can find out if you are required to pay tuition fees.

If you are required to pay tuition fees, it is important that you do so as soon as possible after receiving the invoice. You must pay before applying for a residence permit and, since that process can take a long time, it is important to get it started as soon as you can.

No tuition fees for exchange students

Incoming exchange students are exempted from tuition fees in accordance with their agreements. 

Find out if you need to pay tuition fees

Wondering if you need to pay application and tuition fees? You can find questions and answers, with case examples, here.

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Payment of tuition fees

If you are liable to pay tuition fees for studies at Chalmers, you will receive an invoice for the first semester via the email you provided when you applied. The email with payment information will be sent shortly after the admissions results (Notification of Selection Results from are announced. The last payment date will be stated on the invoice and the amount due will be set out in SEK (Swedish Krona).

The invoice email will contain necessary login details such as your personal customer number and the web link to Chalmers' tuition fee payment portal. Access your account at Chalmers’ tuition fee payment portal. This will give you access to your current invoice as well as your fee/invoice/payment status at any time. The invoice can be paid either by card or wire transfer.

Tuition fee terms and conditions

There are different terms and conditions related to tuition fees. Make sure to read the information about payment, reimbursement etc. carefully.


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