The number of applications for international master’s programmes at Stockholm University continues to increase. Applications for study programmes starting in autumn 2017 rose to 13,368 – a 17% increase on 2016, which saw 11,425 applications.

Photo: Niklas Björling
Photo: Niklas Björling

Applicants from around the world

Students from many countries have applied to study at Stockholm University in this year’s round. The following list shows which countries saw more than 200 applicants in 2017, with applications for the previous year shown in parenthesis.

  • Bangladesh 845 (674)
  • United Kingdom 683 (598)
  • Egypt 599 (869)
  • Pakistan 594 (494)
  • USA 444 (357)
  • India 394 (311)
  • China 383 (375)
  • Sweden 372 (414)
  • Germany 363 (301)
  • Nigeria 347 (186)
  • Ghana 311 (158)
  • Greece 289 (292)
  • Turkey 282 (330)
  • Indonesia 262 (138)
  • Ethiopia 215 (189)
  • South Africa 210 (87)

Most popular study programmes

The top study programmes with the greatest number of applications are shown below. The list includes programmes with more than 500 applications:

  • Master’s programme in International Commercial Arbitration Law, 673
  • Master’s programme in Economics, 620
  • Master’s programme in Media and communication studies, 604
  • Master’s programme in Information security, 600 (DSV)
  • Master’s programme in International comparative education, 592
  • Master’s programme in Banking and finance, 577
  • Master’s programme in Decision support and risk analysis, 508 (DSV)

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