Allmän kurs – Preparation for Higher Education

A program for those who want to prepare for studies at a university or at a vocational higher education college. We focus on social studies and religious studies with a special focus on human rights. You will also gain in-depth knowledge of and skills in Swedish, rhetoric, writing, the study of sources and study techniques.



  • Swedish 1, 2 & 3 / Swedish as a Second Language 1, 2 & 3
  • Social Studies 1b, 2 & 3
  • Religious Studies 1 & 2 
  • Mathematics 1 &2 (with the opportunity to study Mathematics 3)
  • English 5 & 6 (with the opportunity to study Engelska 7)
  • History 1a1
  • Science 1a1

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Quick Facts

Length: 1-3 years (depending on previous educational or work experience)
Study Pace:

Full time (100%)

Language of Instruction: Swedish
Location: Campus Södertälje

University preparation (SeQf Level 4)

Organizer: Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola

Completion of Swedish foundation education or allmän kurs (foundation level) at a folkhögskola Also, 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 registered (“folkbokförda”) in Sweden.

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

Course Start Date (academic year 2022/2023): 18th August 2022 and 9th Januari 2023