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Linköping University

Location

Campus Valla, Linköping Sweden

Ranking

# =268QS World University Rankings

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1Undergraduate programs

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30Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

100,000 SEKTuition Fee/year

About Linköping University

Internationally recognized across subjects

Ranked among the world’s top 50 young universities in the QS Top 50 Under 50, Sweden’s Linköping University (LiU) is also in the global top 300 of the QS World University Rankings 2024.

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 30 international programmes taught entirely in English. International students account for 7% of students, representing over 60 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 2021, UKÄ reported 89% of LiU students with new degrees were in the labour market within 18 months of graduating.


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 applicants 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


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

About Linköping University

Internationally recognized across subjects

Ranked among the world’s top 50 young universities in the QS Top 50 Under 50, Sweden’s Linköping University (LiU) is also in the global top 300 of the QS World University Rankings 2024.

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 30 international programmes taught entirely in English. International students account for 7% of students, representing over 60 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 2021, UKÄ reported 89% of LiU students with new degrees were in the labour market within 18 months of graduating.


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 applicants 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


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

Available programs

Linköping University's first international bachelors programme in Experimental and Industrial Biomedicine

LiU will offer the first international bachelor program in Sweden that combines project management skills with practical experience research techniques in the field of biomedicine. The programme is 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. 

This Bachelor's programme will provide deep theoretical knowledge and practical experience of state-of-the-art research techniques in fundamental biomedical fields; such as cell and molecular biology, medical biochemistry, physiology, and pharmacology as well as novel areas of drug discovery, systems biology, bioinformatics and digital pathology. Throughout the programme you will also work in project-driven courses to apply your knowledge. To ensure that you can translate research breakthroughs into clinical products and services the program trains students in the latest approaches in project management, clinical trial design, bioentrepreneurship, drug regulation and medical ethics. You will also have the opportunity to spend an entire semester performing research at LiU or at one of our industrial partners, in Sweden or abroad. By educating our students in the theory and practice of innovative biomedical research as well as research management our programme aims to develop the biomedical research leaders of the future


Bioentrepreneurship, project courses

During each semester you will be engaged in real projects from healthcare, industry or academia. By meeting potential customer with new projects, you will integrate a comprehensive set of personal, interpersonal, and professional biomedical knowledge with the laboratory skills. You will take the project through the entire lifecycle of the commercialisation process, of services or products, including communication skills to meet other researchers or potential customers. Our goal is to prepare innovative and entrepreneurial students to develop future business or high-impact research in the biomedical field. 

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


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. 

Want to find out about fees, living costs and the application process? 

Get social with LiU on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and International student's blogs.


University information

General

6.5+
90+
3+

Bachelor

6.5+
90+

Master

3+
33+
90+
6.5+
15,241
32%
68%
2,429
33%
67%
1,536
71%
29%

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

-
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International Students

100,000 SEK
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One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

Linköping University is one of the top public universities in Linköping, Sweden. It is ranked #=268 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

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
  • 2024
    #=268

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