Applicants who live in countries outside the EU and EEA areas are invited to apply for programs and courses organized by Stockholm School of Theology (University College Stockholm) and Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola. Four scholarships available.
Applicants who live in countries outside the EU and EEA areas are invited to apply for programs and courses organized by Stockholm School of Theology (University College Stockholm) and Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola.
The application period for these programs opens on October 15, 2021 and closes on December 1, 2021.
You can read more about open call and application process for applicants from countries outside the EU/EEA here.
Please note that students who do not belong to countries in the EU or EEA areas or who are not citizens of Switzerland are required to pay the full tuition fees for their program or course and must guarantee to the Swedish government that they have enough money to live and study in Sweden without any state aid.
Scholarships for applicants from countries outside the EU/EEA
Academic year 2022-23
Applicants to the Pastoral Pedagogical Program and the Religious Educator Program can apply for a full scholarship which will cover tuition costs, room and boarding.
For the academic year 2022-23, three scholarships will be available to applicants for the Pastoral Pedagogical Program and one scholarship will be available to those wishing to follow the Religious Educator Program. If there are no successful applicants for the Religious Educator Program that year, the scholarship will be made available to applicants for the Pastoral Pedagogical Program.
We particularly welcome applications from female candidates.
The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.
Applicants can apply for a scholarship when they apply to study for a program. On the programs application form, there is a box where you can register your wish to be considered for a scholarship.
For that reason the application period for scholarship opens on October 15, 2021 and closes at the same time as the application period for the program i.e. December 1, 2021.
Terms and Conditions for the Scholarships
You must be present at the registration on the first day of the semester (August 18, 2022). If you cannot be present, you must notify the school administration before the registration, and be physically present no later than three weeks after this time in order to keep your scholarship. You must continue to uphold a high academic standard throughout the academic year. This includes full attendance, meeting all deadlines and passing all exams and other requirements which are included in the curriculum.
At the end of each semester the Sankt Ignatios Admission Committee will assess whether or not you will continue to qualify for the scholarship. In addition to the above conditions, you must write a short paper each semester, reflecting on your academic and personal development, and submit it to the Deputy Dean.
These scholarships cover the period from August 18, 2022 – August 17, 2023. In the first instance Scholarships are valid for one year and need to be renewed before each new academic year according to the above conditions.
Contact If you have any questions regarding the application process, please e-mail Pierre Aziz Nehme, director of studies.
Please contact us here if you have any questions.
How to Apply
You can apply to study on the Pastoral Pedagogical and Religious Educator programs through the application form below:
In addition, as part of your application you need to send to us the following documents:
• A letter describing why you want to study at Sankt Ignatios
• Official confirmation of your qualifications, translated to English.
• A copy of your picture page of your passport
The application period opens on October 15, 2021 and closes on December 1, 2021.
Interviews are required as part of the application process. Eligible applicants will be contacted at the end
of the application period to arrange an interview. These are conducted online.
The Admission Committee will inform applicants whether their application has been successful by January
Later Application Period for Online Programs for Applicants Outside EU/EEA
Applications from students outside the EU and EEA are also welcome for university bachelor’s and master’s degrees offered by Stockholm School of Theology (EHS) for the next academic year (2022/3). Applications should be made through universityadmissions.se The application period opens on the March 15, 2022 and closes on April 15, 2022.
These programs are
- BTh in Eastern Christian Studies (Year one: online, full time; years two and three: on campus, full time)
- MTh in Eastern Christian Studies (online)
- MTh in International Relations and Ecumenism (online)
- MTh in Religion, Politics and Democracy (online)
It is also possible to do supervised doctoral research at Sankt Ignatios. The number and availability of doctoral positions varies from year to year and are announced on our website.