Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

English Language Requirements


It is up to the home university to guarantee that the student has the right level in English. The recommended requirement is the equivalent of English language studies at upper secondary school in Sweden, known as English course B. In order to enrol in courses at SLU with English as the language of instruction, the recommended English language level should be:

  • TOEFL internet-based score of 20 (scale 0-30) in written English, and a total score of 90
  • IELTS an overall mark of 6.5 and no section below 5.5
  • University of Cambridge/Oxford – “Certificate in Advanced English”, “Certificate of Proficiency” or “Diploma of English Studies”

Swedish Language Requirements


There are several ways to show that you have sufficent Swedish skills for taking courses with Swedish as the language of instruction.

  • Passed a test in Swedish for University and Colleges (TISUS) and send the results to SLU together with your application. For more information, visit TISUS Opens in new window.
  • Have completed secondary school in Danish, Norwegian or Icelandic. Send a verified copy of your grades to SLU together with your application.
  • Have completed secondary school in Finnish. Send a verified copy of your grades to SLU together with your application. If you have completed secondary school in Finnish but have not taked the Matriculation Examination in Swedish, you must have taken Swedish as a subject for at least three years (or five courses), to have an equivalent qualification to Swedish Course B.

For more information, visit University Admissions Opens in new window.

Please note that SLU does not provide any languages courses.





Page updated: 2014-03-11. Page editor: exchangestudies@slu.se
 
 
 
 

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