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University of Gothenburg Study Scholarships Syria

The University of Gothenburg Study Scholarships Syria (UGSS Syria) Programme offers fee-paying students with Syrian citizenship the opportunity to receive a scholarship to pursue a Master’s degree programme, with entry autumn semester 2019. Find out if you are eligible to apply!

The Admissions Office administers the University of Gothenburg Study Scholarships Syria (UGSS Syria) Programme, funded by the Adlerbertska Foundations.

The scholarship covers:

  • Tuition fees for a Master’s programme at the University of Gothenburg
  • 62 000 SEK per study semester
  • The FAS plus insurance for fee-paying students

By following the links below you will find important information about the FAS plus insurance and living expenses in Sweden.

Who is eligible to apply?

You are eligible to apply for the scholarship if you meet the criteria listed below.

  • You hold Syrian citizenship
  • You are required to pay tuition fees
  • You have applied for a Master’s programme, full-time studies, at the University of Gothenburg by 15 January 2019
  • You have paid the application fee and documented your eligibility for studies by 1 February 2019

How to apply

You apply for the scholarship by submitting an online scholarship application form. The scholarship application form will be available on our website between 4 February and 14 February 2019.

You should also submit your CV and a Letter of Motivation for the Master’s programme you have applied for. If you have applied for more than one Master’s programme please submit one Letter of Motivation for each.

More detailed information will be available on 16 January 2019.

Selection process

Academic staff make the assessment and ranking after the admissions results are published on 4 April 2019. They will have access to your academic merits, CV and Letter of Motivation in order to assess your suitability for the programme as well as your commitment and desire to study.

Do you have questions?

If you have questions regarding the scholarship, please look at our FAQ or send us an email at

Frequently asked questions

Page Manager: Section of Admissions|Last update: 11/15/2018

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