Do I have to pay tuition fees?
No tuition fees for EU/EEA citizens
Higher education in Sweden is free for citizens within the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.
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 takes several months, it is important to start right away.
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.
Payment of tuition fees
If you are liable to pay tuition fees for studies at Chalmers, you will receive an email with information on where to access the invoice 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 universityadmissions.se) are announced. The last day to pay is stated on the invoice and the amount due will be set out in SEK (Swedish Krona).
The email contains necessary login details such as your customer number and the web link to Chalmers' Pay Portal. When you log into your account at Chalmers’ Pay Portal, you have access to your invoices at any time. Pay Portal also contains information on how to pay by card and wire transfer from both Sweden and abroad.
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.
Please note: Chalmers cannot guarantee that you will be able to get your residence permit in time for the start of the autumn semester. This is due to the Swedish Migration Agency’s processing time. For more information regarding residence permits, contact the Swedish Migration Agency.