Admission & Finance
Due to the uncertainty caused by the Corona crisis and increased interest in our programs and courses, the application period for Sankt Ignatios College programs and courses has been extended until the 31st August, 2020 (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 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 www.universityadmissions.se or www.antagning.se. You can find all the forms or links you need on our website.
Students outside the EU/EEA
Students from outside the EU are able to apply after October 15th each year for entry to the courses and programs in the following academic year.
Tuition at Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola is free for everyone who is a citizen of Sweden or another EU country or who have been granted permission to live in Sweden. Students must be registered as living in Sweden.
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. However, all students registered for academic programs are required to pay a student union fee, which is 150 kr per term for on-campus students and 100 kr per term for distance students.
Service Fees at Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola
Students are required to pay a service fee which covers refreshments, insurance, administration, and some materials used by students in connection with their studies. Please note that the fee does not cover course literature, which, where necessary, students are expected to buy themselves. Students 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
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.
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)