Tuition and Scholarships
Tuition fees at SSE:
BSc programs: 100 000 SEK / year
MSc programs: 150 000 SEK / year
PhD programs: free of charge
SSE MBA program: 465 000 SEK, for all participants regardless of citizenship. For more information on tuition fee for SSE MBA, read here.
Who is required to pay?
Citizens of an EU/EEA country or Switzerland are not required to pay tuition fees.
Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens are generally required to pay tuition fees. There are however some exceptions to this general rule.
Check if you are required to pay here.
Scholarships administrated by SSE:
SSE has a number of scholarships for students required to pay the tuition fees. The scholarship application is submitted together with the application for the program. Only applicants who fulfil the eligibility requirements for the program will be considered for scholarships.
The scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. All applications are assessed by a selection committee, taking into consideration the relevance and the quality of the personal motivation, academic excellence, relevant extracurricular activities, program cohort diversity and fair distribution of scholarships across the programs.
Scholarships are only intended for students who are required to pay tuition fees. A scholarship cannot be granted to a student who:
- has already lived in Sweden for two years or more previous to the scholarship period;
- has Swedish citizenship or is a national of EU/EEA country (or Switzerland), has a permanent residence permit or a work permit in Sweden, or is the process of applying for any of them listed above;
- has previously been awarded a scholarship for master's level studies or research at a Swedish university/university college;
- already holds a degree from a Swedish university/university college;
- is currently enrolled in a study program at a Swedish university/university college.
SSE's full and half scholarships
One SSE full scholarship and a number of partial tuition fee waivers are offered every year to cover fully (SSE full scholarship) or half (partial waiver) of the tuition fee for MSc programs for non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens.
American Friends of SSE Scholarship
One scholarship available for the academic year 2017/2018, exclusively for applicants from North America (citizens of USA or Canada). This scholarship covers fully the tuition fee for the MSc program. Funding for additional expenses, such as living costs, is not included in the scholarships.
Af Jochnick Scholarship
Two scholarships available every year, exclusively for applicants from Eastern Europe (including Moldova, Macedonia, Azerbadjan, Ukraine, Belarus and Russia) and Turkey.This scholarships cover fully the tuition fee for the MSc program. Funding for additional expenses, such as living costs, is not included in the scholarships.
Carl Silfvén Scholarship
One to two scholarships are available. Each scholarship covers fully the tuition fees for the MSc program, plus living expenses for SEK 100,000 a year, plus travelling expenses for SEK 20,000.
To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant should:
- have a significant working experience in a Swedish company in Sweden or abroad and choose to leave the current working position to become a student at the school
- not have any previous higher education in Business or Economics
- have achieved good merits both in school and on the practical level
SSE-Swedish Program Scholarship
The Swedish Program and the Stockholm School of Economics offer a joint scholarship for the Swedish Program Alumni who choose to continue their studies joining one of the Master Programs at SSE. The SSE-Swedish Program Scholarship offers full tuition fees for one Swedish Program Alumni accepted to one of the Master Programs at SSE. Read more
UniCredit & Universities Foundation
UniCredit & Universities Foundation offers 1 fully-funded scholarship to students national of one of the EU/EEA countries in which UniCredit Group operates(*) with outstanding academic background and applying to the Master program in Economics.
This scholarship covers living expenses for the entire duration of the program. There is no separate application form for this award. If you wish to be considered for an award, you must submit a complete application for MSc in Economics.
(*) Note: the EU/EEA countries where UniCredit operates are Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia.
Scholarships administrated by other parties:
THE SWEDISH BANK RESEARCH FOUNDATION
The Swedish Bank Research Foundation (Bankforskningsinstitutet, BFI) supports academic research on financial institutions and markets.
Personal scholarships for PhD students for up to one year at a time and grants to cover certain expenses directly associated with the research. Supplementary grants to cover the cost of special expenses essential to a particular project may be available under certain circumstances. Applications for these grants are made on a separate form. Travel grants may also be considered.
In order to stimulate applied banking research the Foundation also welcomes applications frompost-doc researchers that conduct well-qualified academic research within the research field. Post-doc grants are awarded as personal stipends and as grants to cover certain expenses directly associated with the research. Supplementary grants to cover the cost of special research expenses that are essential to a particular project may be available under certain circumstances. Applications for these grants are made on a separate form. Travel grants may also be considered.
More information can be found here.