Housing and financing
Are you wondering about how you can finance your studies? You can apply for scholarships, loans or student aid. Unsure about how to find a place to live? Check out our tips for finding housing.
Open a Swedish bank account
It may take some time to open a bank account in Sweden once you have arrived. Make sure that you have enough money to cover your expenses for the first few months of your stay. International debit and credit cards are widely accepted in Sweden.
Student discounts with Studentkortet
Studentkortet is a benefit card that gives you as a student a discount on different brands and services.
Cheap course literature
To save money on course literature there are some things you can do. You can, for example, buy second-hand books. You can also visit the libraries at Uppsala University and borrow your course literature or use the reading areas in the library.
Swedish student aid
Most Swedish students finance their studies through a student finance from the Swedish Board of Student Finance (CSN). If you are not a Swedish citizen, but have been granted residency in Sweden for a purpose other than studies, you may be eligible to receive student finance from CSN.
Loans through the student unions and student nations
It might be possible to borrow money through your student union. Many student nations also offer different types of loans.