Course code: SVEE08
Swedish title: Svenska för utbytesstudenter: Nivå 8
ECTS credits: 7.5

NB! The course is not given this semester. The information below was about spring semester 2011.

Study period: spring semester 2011
Type of studies: full time, day
Language of instruction: Swedish


The student develops his/her oral and written proficiency.
Oral proficiency is practised through partaking in discussions, debates, short speeches and talks. Written proficiency is practised through the writing of assignments, reports, various other texts such as order forms and applications, and summaries of facts from various sources of information.
Various texts are analysed in terms of genre and language
style. Reading ability is developed through scanning texts and studying both fiction and non-fiction texts. Newspaper and magazine articles, and radio and television programmes are utilised in proficiency training. Pronunciation and grammar teaching consists of the practise of the phonetic and grammatical features particular to the Swedish language.

Admission Requirements

För tillträde till kursen krävs SVE E07 Svenska för utbytesstudenter, nivå 7 eller motsvarande kunskaper.

To be eligible for the course requires the successful
completion of SVE E07 Swedish for Exchange Students 7, or
the equivalent.


The course is not open for applications through / next semester. Please contact the department for more information!

How to apply

Lund University uses a national application system run by University Admissions in Sweden. It is only possible to apply during the application periods: October–January for autumn semester and June–August for spring semester.

Extended application deadline

Sometimes the application deadline is extended for a specific programme or course. In these cases you will find the message "open for late application" by the programme/course information on You apply with the usual application steps. As long as this message is showing, it is possible to apply, but late applications are processed in order of date, so it is still important to apply as soon as possible. Please note that if the programme/course does not have an extended deadline, it is not possible to apply late.

First or Second Admission Round?

All international students are encouraged to apply to the First admission round. This round takes place many months before the start of a semester and gives students the time they need to pay their tuition fees, apply for and receive their residence permit (if required), find housing, etc.

The Second admission round is an alternative for students from EU/EEA countries as they do not need a residence permit. Non-EU/EEA students will most likely not have enough time to obtain their permit before the start of the semester. However, even EU/EEA students are advised to apply during the First admission round, as some programmes can be applied for only in the January round. Also, this provides applicants with an admission decision much earlier, which is helpful in making decisions about their studies.

Tuition Fees

Non-EU/EEA citizens

Citizens of a country outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay tuition fees. You pay one instalment of the tuition fee in advance of each semester.

Read more about tuition fees, payments and exemptions

EU/EEA citizens and Switzerland

There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

Application fee

If you are required to pay tuition fees, you are generally also required to pay an application fee of SEK 900 (approximately EUR 100) when you apply at You pay one application fee regardless of how many programmes or courses you apply to.

Read more about paying the University Admissions in Sweden application fee and exemptions


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Swedish as a Foreign Language

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