Allmän kurs with a Tewahedo Profile

A course for those who do not have a graduation certificate from a Swedish ground school or who have studied to a lower level in their home country. Here, participants are prepared for studies on the General Education Program which can be followed on either a vocational or university preparatory path.

We focus above all on an deeper knowledge of Swedish as a second language at a basic level, and of how Swedish society works.


• Swedish and Swedish as a second language (ground level) 
• Social studies (ground level)
• Mathematics (ground level)
• English (ground level)

This program also includes subjects from within the Tewahedo tradition such as Begena and students can also learn driving theory and entrepreneurship.

Level: Preparation for gymnasium (high school) education

Course Start 2021: 17 August 

Application forms available in:

Quick Facts

Length: 1-3 years
Study Pace:

Full-time (100%)

Type of Instruction: On-campus
Language of Instruction: Swedish; participants can receive language support from teachers with Amharic as their mother tongue
Location: Förrådsvägen 10, Huddinge

Pre-gymnasium level (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 C. 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 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