General Education Program (Ground Level), Södertälje

The goal of the course is to prepare students for the General Education Program, with either a human rights profile or with an employment profile. We focus above all on raising participant’s proficiency in Swedish as a second language and helping them to understand how Swedish society works.


Swedish/Swedish as a foreign language,

Social studies,


English (all at ground level).

Previous educational requirements: This is a course for those who have not completed a Swedish ground-school education or who have only studied up to this level in their homeland.

Course start 2021: 11 January and 17 August

Application forms available in:

Quick Facts

Length: 1-3 years
Study Pace:

Full-time (100%)

Language of Instruction: Swedish; students with Arabic as their first language can receive language support from Arabic-speaking teachers
Location: Campus Södertälje

Gymnasium preparation (SeQf Level 2)

Organizer: Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola

There are no formal requirements for entry to the Pre-Gymnasium Program but each student will be assessed to determine their educational level. Because the courses in the program are taught in Swedish, applicants whose first language is not Swedish should have completed SFI level D. Moreover, all students need to be at least 18 year old and officially registered in Sweden

Fees: 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. 

Service Fees: Students are required to pay a service fee. The service fee for this program is SEK 1200 per semester