You will need a valid passport for entry into Sweden. In some
cases, a residence permit is also required. For the Residence
permit (VISA) application, the Letter of Acceptance from Umeå
University is required. For further information, please contact the
Swedish Embassy or Consulate in your home country at www.swedenabroad.com/.
Students who come to Sweden as free-movers must show that they
SEK 80 640 in guaranteed financing if staying for an entire year.
This requirement does not apply to exchange students.
As an EU/EEA citizen you have the right to
study in Sweden without a residence permit. The right of EU
citizens to stay in Sweden without a residence permit is called
right of residence. More information at Migration Agency.
Citizens of Switzerland need to apply for
residence permit if they want to stay longer than three months.
More information on the Migration Agency website.
Students who are not citizens of EU/EEA
countries (non-EU student) must apply for a residence
permit at the Swedish Embassy/Consulate in their home country
before departure. For more information see the Swedish Migration
Agency at www.migrationsverket.se.
For further information, please contact the nearest Swedish
Embassy or Consulate.