- After admission
- About us
- "Spikning" of dissertation – Emil Pull
- Artificial Creativity virtual conference
- CANCELLED: Annual Academic Ceremony with conferment and professorial inauguration 2020
- Co-becoming in the Pluriverse (Seminar 1)
- Co-becoming in the Pluriverse (seminar 3)
- Collaborative Engagement in Academia: The Ethics of Activist Research in Times of Repressive Migration Politics
- Convergences and ReImaginings: Situating the Black Lives Matter Movement (Session 1)
- Convergences and ReImaginings: Situating the Black Lives Matter Movement (Session 2)
- Convergences and ReImaginings: Situating the Black Lives Matter Movement (Session 3)
- Convergences and ReImaginings: Situating the Black Lives Matter Movement (Session 4)
- Data Society Research Seminar: Working with Algorithmic Colleagues: Expectations and Experiences of Automated Decision-Making
- Data Society Research Seminar: Participatory digital ethnography with immersive and non-immersive audio visuals
- Data Society Research Seminar: Participatory engagement in museums
- Dissertation defence - Anuradha Reddy
- Dissertation defence – Emil Pull
- Dissertation defence – Sarah Waldie
- Dissertation: Fahad Bakitian
- Future making in the public sector: Transition, design and organizational learning
- GPS Day
- Halftime seminar - Eigo Tateishi
- How can we imagine a future for integration?
- IMISCOE PhD Lead Workshop on Norms and Values
- Information Search - Explore your research field
- Introduction to the practice of Research Data Management
- K3 seminar series fall 2020
- K3 seminar series fall 2020: Erin Cory
- K3 seminar series fall 2020: Hugo Boothby
- K3 seminar series fall 2020: Johan Farkas
- K3 seminar series fall 2020: Lizette Reitsma
- K3 seminar series fall 2020: Margareta Melin
- K3 seminar series fall 2020: Marika Hedemyr
- K3 seminar series fall 2020: Martin Cathcart Frödén
- K3 seminar series fall 2020: Michael Krona
- K3 seminar series fall 2020: Sara Bjärstorp and Petra Ragnerstam
- K3 seminar series fall 2020: Saskia Gullstrand
- Keep track and get organized with EndNote
- Keep track and get organized with EndNote
- Landscapes for Learning: Audiowalks as Critical Engagement
- Licentiate seminar - Alberto Alvarez Uribe
- Masters conference on Migration studies: Current PhD-projects in the Øresund region
- Migration seminar: 50% seminar; (De)Securitization, Crisis and Humanitarianism? Mapping the Field of EU Border Management and the Production of Border
- Migration seminar: 50% seminar; “Under the hood” of European asylum bureaucracy
- Migration seminar: Measuring refugee integration policies in Sweden: Results from the project National Integration Evaluation Mechanism (NIEM)
- Migration seminar: The 2015 EU-Africa Joint Valletta Action Plan on Immigration: A Parable of Complex Interdependence
- Open House for Master's Studies
- PHED Seminars: The Future of Health Care Post Covid-19
- Real Estate Research Conference
- Reimagining Hope
- RUCARR seminar – The Caucasus in the Post-Covid Multi-Polar World
- RUCARR seminar – Uncertainty and Extremism among Ukrainian Right-Wing Fighters
- Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews
- Seminar in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
- Seminar: “How can we imagine a future for integration?”
- Storytelling of the Future with Kalle Lind
- Strategic choices for scholarly publication
- Tales of a city
- The 10th International Conference on the Internet of Things
- The Migration Society 2.0 Lecture Series: "Exit. A New Agenda for Migration Research."
- The Migration Society 2.0 Lecture Series: Becoming a Minority. How do people without migration background influence the living climate in majority minority neighborhoods?
- The Migration Society 2.0 Lecture Series: Rethinking Disaster Nationalism – lessons from a pandemic
- The Migration Society 2.0 Lecture Series: The immigrant-native wage gap: is there a gap and is it "fair"?
- The Migration Society 2.0: Beyond National Identity: Shared Membership, Deservingness, and Inclusive Solidarity in Diverse Societies
- The RUCARR Web Conference
- Trump v. Biden: Who will win the US Election?
- ‘Feminist Killjoy’ Sara Ahmed to be appointed new honorary doctor at Malmö University
- 110 million in funding for new research on biopharmaceuticals
- A small step towards personalised cancer healthcare
- A watched star never explodes... or does it?
- Addressing existential loneliness from a healthcare perspective
- Anonymous 10 million kronor donation received to boost higher education in Malmö
- Arduino co-founder offers a blueprint for creating successful digital platforms
- Are 3D printed teeth the future of oral health?
- Are we at home using smart devices, or are they using us?
- Art historian wins award for new book on race and humour
- Artist takes research out from under the microscope
- Berlin artist first artist-in-residence
- Biofilms research centre awarded funding for five new projects
- Can a plaster detect cancer?
- Cognitive decline and periodontitis
- Conference promotes the protection of endangered culture in the Caucasus
- Congratulations to Therése Nordström on this year's award for collaboration
- Criminology student nominated for the Global Swede Award
- Designing a sustainable future
- Digital start to autumn semester
- Do we need more flexible IoT systems?
- Europe needs to mobilise politically for more open borders, says visiting researcher
- Every tenth pregnant woman experiences depressive symptoms and many go undetected and without treatment
- Everyday technology and AI could improve health
- Evolution and everyday stress have led to disproportionate suffering among women
- Existential loneliness experienced by the old and frail explored
- Exploring how history is created on the internet
- First in the world to use ‘peace metal’ in doctoral rings
- Forging security and participation in vulnerable city areas
- Free app to help reduce hospital visits developed
- Good intentions risk hurting young girls
- Graduate develops the world's first recycled plastic earplug
- Guidelines for paediatric dental pain relief are needed, says researcher
- Harsh realities of bullied nurses the same around the world
- How different are Sweden and Denmark when it comes to immigration policies?
- Hunting down the bacteria that may predict tooth loss
- In Spain, personal care depends on migration
- Inclusive Biofilms workshop celebrates patient-focussed researcher
- Increase in the number of applicants to Malmö University
- Infection sensors in wound dressings may become a reality
- Islamic State encourages terror without travel during pandemic
- Malmö academics tweet their way into regional top 100 social media ranking
- Malmö confirmed as first Swedish city in global diabetes programme
- Malmö University conductor appointed professor at prominent Ukrainian music academy
- Malmö University professor invited to advise UK Parliament on trade politics
- Malmö University ranks top among Swedish higher education institutions
- Malmö University research reviewed
- Malmö University spends seven million on coronavirus research
- Malmö University strengthens cooperation with life sciences alliance
- Malmö University students among top performers at Model NATO conference
- Malmö University’s Nightingale mentoring programme migrates across Europe
- Memories of sexual assault can surface at the dentist's
- Migration postdoc programme concludes with international conference
- Misinformation thrives during a crisis
- More suffer from facial pain, and women are the hardest hit
- Music and humour belong together
- NASA researcher plans collaboration with Malmö University
- New cultural master’s programme hopes to create a sense of community
- New decade delivers new research projects
- New EU project boosts the University’s role in life science
- New international mapping of children's pain in hospital
- New method of mapping vulnerable city areas beyond police crime stats
- New research on our relationship with robots
- New research school fosters collaboration with life science sector
- New research uses eye-tracking to uncover stereotypes in tourism
- New sensor could dramatically improve Covid-19 testing
- New study explores sex among middle aged Swedes
- New study shows using toothpaste without flavour can reduce oral mucosal symptoms
- Orchestrate your workout with our classical music playlist
- Painful jaw disease can be treated surgically, new study shows
- Pioneer in comics research is appointed honorary doctor at Malmö University
- Pioneers within education and sustainable development to visit Malmö University
- Playing with penguins to better understand the relationship between humans and animals
- Reflecting on the refugee crisis
- Replicating nature’s lubricant
- Research details the time of the Black Panthers in Scandinavia
- Research on biobarriers to receive millions in funding
- Scientists go to Sudan to study the human impact on the front line of climate change
- Senior lecturer to give expert advice on digital heritage
- Six jobs that can’t be stolen by robots
- Social media giants must face pressure at a national level
- Student entrepreneur wants Swedes to eat locally grown lupin beans
- Taking steps towards equality — but is it enough?
- Talent for running wins student an athletic scholarship in Canada
- The biological power source in our blood
- The complications of class… and coffee
- The Danish #metoo movement exposes differences with Sweden
- The fight against fake news is a greater threat to democracy than fake news itself
- The former refugee working with asylum seekers
- The highs, lows and hypocrisies of modern day migration
- The troubles facing Syrian refugees wanting to return home
- Three Nordic countries, one new urban planning programme
- Time to discuss multilingualism in the classroom?
- Tooth loss increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases
- Trumpism is going global, says urban planning researcher
- Trying to stop the flu in its tracks
- Two professors recognised for their sustainable business ideas
- Universities unite to give helping hand (sanitiser)
- Upcoming lecture on communicating in super-diverse environments
- Visits to the dentist can evoke memories of traumatic sexual abuse
- We need more nuance when it comes to rape victims
- When sports competition and gender norms shape secondary school
- Who is behind keeping our smart devices working
- Work meetings have an unwarranted bad reputation
- Working towards 3D-printed ventilators
- Zero wasters face great resistance
- Student web
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Applications and admissions
To study at Malmö University you must apply online through universityadmissions.se. The website contains all the information you need for the application process and the steps you need to take after you have completed it.
When to apply
We recommend that all international students apply in the first admissions round, open from October until January. Citizens from the European Union (EU), a European Economic Area (EEA) country or Switzerland can also apply in the second admission round. Some courses and distance-learning programmes also accept students for the spring semester. See what dates apply to you in the different admission rounds.
Below you can find the application dates for the various admission rounds.
First admission round for autumn semester 2021
We recommend international students apply in this round.
- Application period: October 16 – January 15
- Admissions results published, master's studies: April 9
- Admissions results published, bachelor's studies: April 16
Second admission round for autumn semester 2021
Students with citizenship in a European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) country or Switzerland can apply in the Second admissions round for autumn semester. However, we recommend that all international students apply in the first admission round so that you have time to make arrangements for accommodation before the start of the semester.
Non-EU citizens who need to apply for a residence permit are not recommended to apply in the second admission round since it is near impossible to obtain a residence permit before the semester starts.
- Application period: March 15 – April 15
- Admissions results published: July 9
Admission round for spring semester 2022
International students can apply for distance learning courses starting in the spring semester. Students who need to apply for a residence permit should not apply for on-campus courses.
- Application period: TBA
- Notification of Selection Results: TBA
1. Find your programme and check admission requirements
All English-taught bachelor's and master's programmes can be found in our online course catalogue.
In the course catalogue, you can filter by subject, level of education, and duration of the programme, as well as find programmes that are open for late applications.
Click on the programme or course you are interested in to find the following information:
- admission requirements;
- tuition fees for non-EU students; and
- other requirements specific to certain programmes and courses.
2. Submit your application
Make sure to apply by January 15 through universityadmissions.se.
When clicking the ‘Apply’ button on the programme page, you will be directed to the national admissions website universityadmissions.se. You will then need to create an account to be able to submit your application.
Paying the application fee and exemptions
Applicants with citizenship from a non-EU/EEA country are required to pay an application fee of 900 SEK for the admissions application to be processed.
EU/EEA and Swiss applicants are exempt from payment and must provide documentation of their citizenship in order for the application to be processed.
Deadline for paying the application fee or sending in documentation proving fee exemption is February 1.
3. Submit your documents
For your application to be processed you need to submit the required documentation. Make sure you also check the programme page to find out if there are any specific requirements. Please also make sure to check the country-specific instructions.
Deadline for submitting your documents is February 1.
4. Late applications
Some programmes are open for late applications. If you submit your application after the deadline OR if you submit supporting documents after the documentation deadline, your application will be considered late.
Late applications are processed only if time allows. Your place in the selection process will be determined by the date you send in your complete application, late applications are viewed on a first-come basis.
Please note: Malmö University cannot say when your late application will be processed. If processed, it is likely students will receive a result after University Admissions' Selection of Notification Results.
5. Get updates on your application process
You can get updates on your application and be notified when your documents have been registered through your account at universityadmission.se.
Find out if you are eligible
Please note that specific admission requirements are listed on the respective programme’s page in the online course catalogue.
English language proficiency
The English-language requirements are the same for all study programmes at the University; we require English B, or what is also referred to as English 6. Read more about how to meet the entry requirements at universityadmissions.se.
Admission requirements for bachelor’s studies
To be admitted to bachelor’s studies you need to have completed an upper secondary school education that is considered equivalent to one in the Swedish educational system. Check if your country’s upper secondary school education makes you eligible for bachelor’s studies in Sweden at universityadmissions.se.
Admission requirements for master’s studies
The minimum requirement for master’s studies is a completed bachelor’s degree that is equivalent to one in the Swedish educational system. Find country-specific information regarding qualifications at universityadmissions.se.
Most master’s programmes require a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; please check for the programme page for more information. Special instructions apply to those who are in their final semester at the time of application.
Eligibility through Recognition of prior learning
If you lack formal credentials supporting general or specific admissions requirements, you can show that you have the potential to manage university studies by applying for recognition of prior learning. Prior learning may have been acquired in a number of ways, for example:
- Work experience
- Education outside of the formal education system
- Other life experiences
Eligibility through recognition of prior learning does not automatically lead to a place on a course or programme, but it gives you an opportunity to partake in the selection. Please remember to explore what possibilities you have to compete in the selection for the education for which you are applying.
If you have previously been considered eligible through recognition of prior learning, your description and other documents remain in our admissions system. However, you always need to notify us regarding your current application for Recognition of prior learning. Easiest way to do this is to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is how you apply for recognition of prior learning at Malmö University
- Thoroughly read through the document under “Directions for your application” below, and do the assignments which are relevant to your application.
- Apply to the course/programme of your choosing through universityadmissions.se before the application deadline.
- Submit your application for recognition of prior learning together with your responses to the assignments onto universityadmissions.se before the application deadline.
- Send an email to email@example.com and let us know that you have applied for recognition of prior learning.
When you apply for recognition of prior learning, you should follow the directions in order for our assessment to be as good as possible. In the directions, you will receive:
- Information about which admissions requirements there are for general and specific eligibility
- Assignments you should do to show your potential to manage university studies.
Results of your application
If you applied in the first admission round, the result of your application will be available in your account in April.
Notification of Selection Result for first admission round for autumn semester
If you applied for a master's programme you will receive a notification regarding the result of your application on April 9. If you are a bachelor's applicant, you will receive notification of the result of your application by April 16. If you applied in the first admission round and were admitted or placed on the reserve list and wish to keep your place, you are not required to reply to the offer.
Notification of Selection Result for second admission round for autumn semester
If you are a citizen in the European Union (EU), a European Economic Area (EEA) country or Switzerland, and applied in the second admission round, you will receive your Notification of Selection Result by July 9. It is important that you reply to your offer, by July 23.
Due to lower merit ratings or late application, you might be placed on the waiting list for a programme. You will receive notification by email from University Admissions if you are offered a place.
Located in southern Sweden, Malmö University offers a variety of master's degree programmes taught in English for you who wish...
Malmö University offers a variety of bachelor's degree programmes taught in English. A bachelor's degree takes three years of...