Swedish from day 1

The goal of the course: is to increase participant’s proficiency in the Swedish language, so that they can more readily integrate into Swedish society, and to help participants understand how Swedish society works.

Further information: The course is particularly suited to asylum seekers and people who have received permission to stay but who still live in accommodation provided by the Migration Board’s.

Course start 2021: (not yet available)


Quick Facts

Length: Ten weeks
Study Pace:

Part-time (50%)

Language of Instruction: Swedish; participants in Huddinge can receive language support from Amarinja-speaking teachers.
Location: Huddinge or Sundsvall

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