Visby Programme scholarships for master

Visby Programme scholarships for master

The Visby Programme offers scholarships to a large number of master’s programmes starting in the autumn semester 2020.

Eligible Master’s Programmes AT Swedish Institute Visby Programme Academic Year 2020/2021


However, only programmes related to a number of subject areas are prioritized. Kindly see the priorities below.

  1. To begin with, apply for a master’s programme at, between 16 October 2019 – 15 January 2020.
  2. Apply for an SI scholarship between 10-20 February 2020, follow the instructions below.

An estimated 60 scholarships will be available for full-time master’s degree studies in Sweden starting in the autumn semester 2020. Usually around 6-8 % of the applicants are awarded a Visby Programme scholarship. The number varies between countries and genders, although there are no quotas for any specific countries or genders.

What’s included

The scholarship covers:

The scholarship does not cover:

  • Additional grants for family members
  • Application fee to University Admissions

Scholarship period

The scholarship is intended for full-time one-year or two-year master’s programmes and is only awarded for programmes starting in the autumn semester. The tuition fee will be paid directly to the Swedish universities in the beginning of each semester. The stipend for living expenses is paid monthly during the scholarship period.

The scholarship period cannot be changed or extended beyond the awarded scholarship period, nor can the scholarship be transferred to a study programme other than the awarded master’s programme.

Scholarship holders enrolled in one-year master’s programmes (60 credits) may apply for a monthly grant of SEK 10,000 to pursue an unpaid internship in Sweden or in their home country. The internship may last for a period of up to 5 months beyond the ordinary scholarship period.


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