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Linköping University

Location

Campus Valla, Linköping Sweden

Ranking

# =320QS World University Rankings

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1Undergraduate programs

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31Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

$80000Average tuition fee

About Linköping University

Internationally recognized across subjects

Ranked among the world’s top 30 young universities in the QS Top 50 Under 50, Sweden’s Linköping University (LiU) is also in the global top 400 of the QS World University Rankings 2019.

LiU’s broad range of subject strengths is reflected in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, where it is featured among the world’s best for computer science, electrical engineering, physics, sociology and medicine, amongst others. While the main language of instruction is Swedish, the university offers over 25 international programmes taught entirely in English. International students account for 7% of students, representing over 50 nationalities.

A business hub with small-town charm

Linköping University has several campuses, connected by a campus bus. Most students are based in Linköping, with around a fifth in the nearby town of Norrköping. With around 160,000 inhabitants, Linköping has a well-developed business sector while retaining the charm of a smaller town, while Norrköping offers a lively cultural and music scene. Everything is within walking distance, and there is always something for students to get involved in. The region is home to a number of international companies, including Saab, Toyota, Siemens and IFS.


Strong employment outcomes

Graduates of Linköping University are the quickest to enter the employment market in Sweden, according to the Swedish Higher Education Authority, UKÄ. In its latest survey in 2013, UKÄ reported 86% of LiU students with new degrees were in the labour market.


Innovative approaches to global challenges

Linköping University’s research is recognized across the world, with particular leadership strengths within materials science, information technology and disability studies. Characteristically, LiU was the first Swedish university to implement interdisciplinary research and problem-based learning (PBL).


International scholarships

International scholarships are available for students who meet the following conditions:

  • Non-EU students
  • Apply to a master’s degree at LiU as their first choice
  • Apply 15 January at the latest


Find out more about scholarships here.

For the latest updates, follow LiU on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and International student's blogs

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About Linköping University

Internationally recognized across subjects

Ranked among the world’s top 30 young universities in the QS Top 50 Under 50, Sweden’s Linköping University (LiU) is also in the global top 400 of the QS World University Rankings 2019.

LiU’s broad range of subject strengths is reflected in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, where it is featured among the world’s best for computer science, electrical engineering, physics, sociology and medicine, amongst others. While the main language of instruction is Swedish, the university offers over 25 international programmes taught entirely in English. International students account for 7% of students, representing over 50 nationalities.

A business hub with small-town charm

Linköping University has several campuses, connected by a campus bus. Most students are based in Linköping, with around a fifth in the nearby town of Norrköping. With around 160,000 inhabitants, Linköping has a well-developed business sector while retaining the charm of a smaller town, while Norrköping offers a lively cultural and music scene. Everything is within walking distance, and there is always something for students to get involved in. The region is home to a number of international companies, including Saab, Toyota, Siemens and IFS.


Strong employment outcomes

Graduates of Linköping University are the quickest to enter the employment market in Sweden, according to the Swedish Higher Education Authority, UKÄ. In its latest survey in 2013, UKÄ reported 86% of LiU students with new degrees were in the labour market.


Innovative approaches to global challenges

Linköping University’s research is recognized across the world, with particular leadership strengths within materials science, information technology and disability studies. Characteristically, LiU was the first Swedish university to implement interdisciplinary research and problem-based learning (PBL).


International scholarships

International scholarships are available for students who meet the following conditions:

  • Non-EU students
  • Apply to a master’s degree at LiU as their first choice
  • Apply 15 January at the latest


Find out more about scholarships here.

For the latest updates, follow LiU on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and International student's blogs

Upcoming Events

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Connect Masters, West Africa

calendar10th December, 2022

map-pinWest Africa, Nigeria

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University information

General

6+
90+
3+

Bachelor

6+
90+

Master

6+
90+
33+
3+
15,316
32%
68%
2,612
31%
69%
1,523
71%
29%

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

-
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International Students

80,000 SEK
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Rankings & ratings

Linköping University is one of the top public universities in Linköping, Sweden. It is ranked #=320 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #340
  • 2014
    #=331
  • 2015
    #=283
  • 2016
    #=286
  • 2017
    #282
  • 2018
    #=287
  • 2019
    #=302
  • 2020
    #324
  • 2021
    #362
  • 2022
    #329
  • 2023
    #=320

Available programs

Linköping University's first international bachelors programme

In 2018 Linköping University’s first international bachelor’s programme started: Experimental and Industrial Biomedicine. This is also the first international bachelor’s programme in Sweden that combines project management skills with practical experience research techniques in the field of biomedicine. Designed in partnership with world-leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills required to work at the forefront of biomedical research and innovation

Find out more about the programme here.


Sweden’s Linköping University (LiU) offers Sweden’s Linköping University (LiU) offers mainly master’s programmes but also single-subject courses and one bachelor’s programe.

The full spectrum of subjects is covered, including:

  • ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCES
  • ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
  • NATURAL SCIENCES
  • EDUCATION
  • DESIGN
  • SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES
  • LIFE SCIENCE


Choose your master’s programme here
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Admission requirements

In general, for a master’s programme you’ll need a bachelor’s degree from an internationally recognized university, and proof of English proficiency (e.g. TOEFL , IELTS ). Most programmes have additional requirements, specified in the course details.

Generally, tuition fees at Linköping University are between SEK 80,000 and SEK 136,000 per academic year. Specific information can be found on the programme and course webpage.

Scholarships are available for outstanding students.

The usualapplication period is mid-October to mid-January, though some programmes mayaccept late applicants. 

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