Important dates

Last changed: 12 August 2019

The most commonly requested dates are given below. To find out which dates apply to the particular course or programme you are thinking of applying for, go to

Remember that your application is not complete until you have submitted any supporting documentation to:

University Admissions in Sweden
R 312
SE-106 53 Stockholm

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You can make a late application for many of our courses and programmes after the deadline for applications; for more information, see Late application.

Dates for each application round

Courses starting spring 2020

  • 16 September - The online application service opens
  • 15 October - Admission application deadline
  • 2 December - Deadline for receipt of supporting documents 
  • 10 December - First Notification of Selection Results
  • 16 December - Last day to reply to your offer
  • 19 december - Second Notification of Selection Results


Master’s programme (two-year) with English as language of instruction starting autumn 2020

Two admission rounds

We recommend that all international students apply in the first admissions round, open from 16 October until 15 January.

Citizens from the European Union (EU), a European Economic Area (EEA) country or Switzerland can also apply in the second admission round, generally open around 16 March - 15 April. Please note that applicants who need a residence permit for studies are not encouraged to apply in the second application round as you will not be able to get your residence permits in time for the start of the semester.

First admission round

Second admission round

  • 16 March 2020 – The online application service opens.
  • 15 April 2020 – Admission application deadline
  • 18 June 2020Deadline for receipt of supporting documents
  • 9 July 2020 – First Notification of Selection Results
  • 24 July 2020– Last day to reply to your offer
  • 30 July 2020 – Second Notification of Selection Results
  • SAugust/eptember 2020 - Programme starts

Programmes (with Swedish as the language of instruction) and courses starting in the autumn semester 2020


Admissions Office

Ask us about: application and admission to programmes or courses at SLU.

Contact the admissions office by email: or by contact form

+46 (0)18 67 28 00

Telephone hours:
Monday 10-12
Tuesday 10-12
Thursday 13-15

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