Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden 2021-2022 Admissions: Deadlines, Early requirements, Deadlines, Application Process

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    With 30 UG and 40+ PG degree programs, Chalmers University of Technology is known to offer comprehensive technological and scientific education. Some of the top courses at Chalmers include Mechanical Engineering, Architecture & Built Environment, Material Science, and Civil Engineering. Check: Programs at Chalmers University of Technology.

    The university’s 13 academic departments have a total student enrollment of 10,000+, of which around 24% students belong to 60+ non-EU nationalities. All the UG programs are taught in Swedish only while the university conducts over 40 PG programs in English. Admission to Chalmers University of Technology is comparatively easy as the university has an acceptance rate of above 80%. International students seeking admission in PG courses need to submit supporting documents like SOP, reference letters, and ELP scores like IELTS, TOEFL, etc


    Application Portal University Online Application portal
    Application Fee SEK 900 (for International students)
    Acceptance Rate 80-90%
    Mode of Payment Credit Card or check/e-check
    Academic Calendar Semester-based
    Intake Session Spring and Autumn
    Semester Timeline Semester I: September to January;
    Semester II: January to June
    Financial Aid Scholarships, loans,grants
    International Masters Students 24%
    Number of students 10000+
    Official Website

    Chalmers University of Technology Admission Deadlines 

    PG applications open in October every year for Autumn intake only. For UG programs, Chalmers invites applications in spring and autumn semester. The students are advised to apply within the below mentioned deadlines:

    Category Deadlines
    UG Applications (Autumn Semester) July 29
    UG Applications (Spring Semester) December 17
    PG Applications 15 January

    Chalmers University of Technology International Admissions 

    The Chalmers University of technology offers a wide array of UG and PG programs through 13 academic departments. The university only offers 40+ PG programs that are conducted in english language. The application process for both domestic and international students are alike. The international students, however, have to fulfil additional requirements such as English language requirements and visa process.

    English Proficiency Tests score for International Students 

    The students who wish to pursue the PG programs taught in english are required to submit their english language proficiency test scores.

    Tests Minimum Score Required
    TOEFL (ibt) 90-100
    IELTS 6.5-7.0
    PTE 62-68

    Visa Process for International Students

    The students who wish to study in Sweden and in Chalmers University of technology require a student visa. The students need to apply for residence permits in Sweden. Resident Permits are issued by the Swedish Migration Agency in Sweden but processed by the Swedish Embassy and Consulates in India. The type of Visa depends on the duration of stay, and purpose of stay.

    International students moving to Sweden will be required to visit an embassy and schedule an appointment. You will be required to fill a student visa application form and schedule an interview. The visa fee for residence permit is SEK 1500. The documents required for visa application are:

    • Official Bank Statement
    • Valid Passport
    • Complete Visa Application
    • Offer Letter from the University
    • Proof of financial support (minimum of 850 Euro per month and 165 EUR per month for food and accommodation)
    • Health Insurance Proof
    • Academic Transcripts
    • Proof of English Proficiency

    Chalmers University of Technology Undergraduate Admissions 

    The Chalmers University of Technology offers over 30 bachelor programs including Architecture, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering etc, all taught in Swedish. The students are required to demonstrate swedish fluency to be eligible for these programs.

    Admission portal: University Application Portal
    Application Fees: 900 SEK
    General Requirements:

    • Official academic Transcripts
    • Knowledge of physics, chemistry, and mathematics
    • Swedish Proficiency Test scores
    • Statement of Finances
    • Valid Passport
    • Resume
    • Letter of Motivation

    Chalmers University of Technology Graduate Admissions 

    Chalmers offers 40+ PG programs in 13 academic areas such as Engineering, Architecture, Biotechnology, Business and Management. Unlike undergraduate programs, all graduate courses are taught in english.

    • Admission portal: Chalmer’s application portal
    • Application Fees: SEK 900

    Supporting documents:

    Details of top graduate programs offered by Chalmers University of Technology, and their specific academic requirements are tabulated below:

    Top programs Entry requirements
    MSc Biotechnology UG Degree in Bioengineering, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering or Chemistry
    MSc Computer Systems and Networks UG Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Automation And Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Mathematics, Software Engineering or Related
    MSc Communication engineering UG Degree in Electrical Engineering, Automation, Mechatronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering.
    MSc Industrial Ecology UG Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Architecture, Environmental Science, Geo Science or Agricultural Science
    MSc Data science and AI UG Degree in Engineering, Technology, Science or Mathematics

    The university conducts all the bachelor courses in Swedish only, requiring formal fluency in the respective language. International students can choose from over 40 PG programs taught in english. Master’s programs are only conducted in the autumn session. Students who follow the application process strictly and submit the required documents have a high chance of getting admission in the Chalmers University of Technology.


    Ques. How many Master's programs can I apply for at Chalmers University of Technology?

    Ans. Master's applicants can apply for up to 4 programs. However, they will be enrolled in a single program only.

    Ques. What are the general requirements for Chalmers University of Technology admission?

    Ans. The General requirements are as follows:

    • Complete application
    • Official Transcripts
    • English Proficiency Test scores
    • Document of Citizenship
    • Statement of Finances
    • Valid Passport
    • Letters of recommendation (optional)
    • CV
    • Letter of Motivation
    • Portfolio
    • Work Experience (optional)

    Ques. How should I submit my TOEFL scores?

    Ans. You can submit a copy of your score to University Admissions, either by uploading a scan of the original document or through regular mail.

    Ques. Can I manage to get by in Sweden without learning Swedish?

    Ans. Yes. Almost everybody in Sweden speaks fluent English. Many students easily manage in Sweden without knowledge about the Swedish language.

    Ques. Do I need a residence permit to study in Sweden?

    Ans. International students will require a residence permit to study in Sweden when the time period exceeds more than three months.

    Ques. Does Chalmers guarantee accommodation for incoming students?

    Ans. Chalmers guarantees accommodation only for international students who pay tuition fees.

    Ques. How much is the tuition fee?

    Ans. The tuition fee depends on the master's program. Most programs cost SEK 70 000 per semester. The Architecture programs cost SEK 95 000/semester.

    Ques. What are the English proficiency requirements?

    Ans. English Proficiency Tests scores required:

    Tests Minimum Score Required
    TOEFL (ibt) 90-100
    IELTS 6.5-7.0
    PTE 62-68

    Ques. Does Chalmers offer any scholarships?

    Ans. Yes. Students with good academic standing are eligible for one of the numerous scholarships offered and administered by Chalmers. Students can also apply for various external scholarships as well.

    Ques. Am I required to pay fees?

    Ans. Application and tuition fees apply only to students who are not citizens of an EU/EEA country or Switzerland.


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