Applying for Studies

Application Period

The application period for Fall 2019, is between mid-October, 2018 and mid-January, 2019.

Admission requirements

Students are required to have a Bachelor’s degree equivalent to 180 credits. Oral and written language skills in English corresponding to English 6/B from a Swedish upper secondary school is a requirement. Recognition of qualifications is based on national guidelines. 

For more information about English proficiency requirements and exemptions, please visit

Knowledge of a Middle Eastern language is not required. 

Specific requirements

  • Personal statement (800 words) including a (one page) CV
  • One short writing sample (less than 2000 words)

How to apply

All students wishing to study at CMES must apply online, using the national application database called You can read detailed descriptions of our programme here on our website.

Documenting your eligibility for studies

In order to document your eligibility, you must provide University Admissions in Sweden with copies of your previous study information, as well as document your English proficiency. Exactly what you need to submit, and how you need to submit various documentation, depends on a number of factors. Read more at universityadmissions

Please note that all documentation, certified copies of Diplomas, Transcipts of records and documents supporting English proficiency, Personal statement with CV and writing sample are to be uploaded or sent to 

If you are applying to a Master's programme and you do not yet have your Bachelor's degree certificate, you may still be able to apply. Read more about qualifications pending.

Tuition Fees

110,000 SEK (12,000 EUR) per year.

Tuition fees do not apply for exchange students, PhD students or EU/EEA students.

Students who are citizens of countries outside of the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are generally required to pay application and tuition fees. For detailed information on tuition fees, please go here.

Further questions

If you have further questions about your application or need help with practical issues, please email degreestudies(at) If you have a question regarding the content or programme requirements, please contact our education coordinator.

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CMES´ Director of Studies


CMES' Education Coordinator
+46 46 222 9342


Admissions Office
+46 46 222 9300
You can call on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, between 10:00 and 12:00.


Central Master's Programme Coordinator 


Student Services 

+46 46 222 0100