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Admission & Finance

Applications from students who live within the EU or the EEA.

The application period for all courses and programs at Sankt Ignatios runs from 15th March 2023 until 17th April 2023 (23.59 CET).

Any additional application periods will be announced on our website (as well as on www.universityadmissions.se and www.antagning.se 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 specialised 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 programs and courses organized by the Department of Eastern Christian Studies, Stockholm School of Theology (University College Stockholm) you apply through the website www.universityadmissions.se or www.antagning.se. You can find all the forms or links you need on our website.

Contact admission@sanktignatios.org or antagning@sanktignatios.org if you have questions regarding our programs or the admissions process.

Spring 2023: Information for Applicants outside EU

Non-EU applicants are invited to apply either for online bachelor’s and master’s programs organized fully or in part by the Department of Eastern Christian Studies, Stockholm School of Theology (Sankt Ignatios College), University College Stockholm or for programs that have first 60 ECTS credits organised online, i.e.  during year 1 in case of full-time studies, or during year 1 and 3 in the case of part-time studies. Successful applicants can choose to continue their studies on campus after that (if the program is offered on campus) in which case students should inform the director of studies that they wish to do so before January 31th 2023.

Non-EU applicants can apply for the following programs: Bachelor’s Program in Eastern Christian Studies (program codes: TEOK3, TEOK4, TEOK5), the Master’s Program in Eastern Christian Studies, 120 ECTS credits (program code: TMESD), the Master’s Program in Internal Relations and Ecumenism, 120 ECTS credits (program code: TMIRD), and the Master’s Program in Religion Politics and Democracy, 120 ECTS credits (program code: TMRPD). Non-EU applicants can only study the one-year master’s programs (60 ECTS credits) online.

Applications should be made through universityadmissions.se The application period opens on the March 15, 2022 and closes on April 19, 2022. 

Doctoral program

It is also possible to do supervised doctoral research at Sankt Ignatios. The number and availability of doctoral positions varies from year to year and are announced on our website.

Doctoral Programs

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 admission@sanktignatios.org.

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  https://ehs.se/tuition-fees.

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 substantial, well stocked library in Södertälje and to a much larger theological library online through ProQuest.

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

Distance learning (online):  SEK 400 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 www.csn.se (in English or Swedish)