Admission & Finance

Admission Procedure

The application period for all Sankt Ignatios programs and courses beginning in the autumn of the academic year 2021/2022 will open on March 15, 2021 and close on April 15 2021 (23:59 CET) .

Any additional application periods will be announced on our website (as well as on and for programs and courses organized fully or in part by Stockholm School of Theology – University College Stockholm).

The method of application varies between different courses and programs. For most special courses and programs, as well as some of the vocational programs organized by Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola, you apply through online forms on our website, while for the Pastoral-Pedagogical and Religious Educator programs, academic degrees, as well as special programs and courses organized by the Department of Eastern Christian Studies, Stockholm School of Theology (University College Stockholm) you apply through the website or You can find all the forms or links you need on our website.

Contact or if you have questions regarding our programs or the admissions process.

Students outside the EU/EEA

Sankt Ignatios College welcomes students from outside the EU/EEA to programs and courses organized fully or in part by Stockholm School of Theology (University College Stockholm). Students who do not belong to countries in the EU or EEA areas or who are not citizens of Switzerland are required to pay the full tuition fees and must guarantee to the Swedish government that they have enough money to live and study in Sweden without any state aid. 

Students from outside the EU, who are able to finance their studies themselves are invited to apply for entry to the courses and programs in the next academic year through until April 15, 2021. 

Unfortunately we are not able to offer any scholarships for the academic year 2021/2022.  

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Application requirements

Applications requirements are different for some cases, click on this link to read more about each particular course or program


Tuition at Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola is free for everyone who is registered (“folkbokförda”) in Sweden. Distance learning may be available for students living abroad, with a fee. To find out more about this contact the administration at

Students at Stockholm School of Theology are not required to pay tuition fees if they are citizens of Sweden, of another EU country or if they have been granted permission to live in Sweden. The information about tuition fee for other international students is available on However, all students registered for academic programs are required to pay a student union fee, which is 125 kr per term. The same fee applies to campus students as to distance students. The fee applies regardless of the scope of the study.

Service Fees at Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola

Participants are required to pay a service fee which covers refreshments, insurance, and some materials used by participants in connection with their studies. Please note that the fee does not cover course literature, which, where necessary, students are expected to buy themselves. Participants have access to a small but well stocked library in Södertälje and to a much larger theological library at Stockholm School of Theology.

On-campus programs: SEK 1200 per program per semester

Full-time courses on-campus: SEK 1200 per course per semester
Part-time courses on-campus (50%): SEK 600 per course per semester

Part-time courses on-campus (25%): SEK 300 per course per semester
Distance learning (50%): SEK 400 per course per semester

Distance learning (25%): SEK 200 per course per semester
These fees are revised regularly.


Accommodation is available for the students of Sankt Ignatios College programs such as Pastoral-Pedagogical Program, Religious Educator Program and on-campus programs related to the Tewahedo tradition. The cost for accommodation in the seminary is 2500 SEK per month for the first year. From the second until the fourth year of studies the cost for accommodation can vary from 3500 to 5000 SEK per month depending on the kind of accommodation. These fees include the cost of food. The fees are revised annually. Please check our website for the current costs.

Student Aid

Students at Sankt Ignatios are encouraged to seek financial support through the Swedish Board of Student Finance (Centrala Studiestödsnämnden – CSN). Those who seek such support must be ready to provide information about any previous studies they have undertaken since this will determine whether they are eligible for support and how much they might receive.
Read more about how to apply for student financial aid at (in English or Swedish)