Visby Programme scholarships for master’s level studies

Invest your time and efforts for studies in Sweden while developing your capacities and knowledge. Return with new ideas, experiences and contribute to sustainable development for positive change.

Opens for applications February 4th


The Visby Programme aims at building capacity in professionals who have the ambition to play an active role in society and to contribute to a positive development in their home countries and region.

The programme focuses on the individual mobility of academic talents to promote professional collaboration and lasting relations between Sweden and the programme countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine). The goal is to build an integrated, knowledge-based and research-intense region where environmental and social sustainability, innovation and responsibility in management are key factors in achieving sustainable economic growth and regional development.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for applicants who display both intellectual ability and leadership potential and welcome applicants regardless of age, gender and religious beliefs. The scholarship programme aims for diversity among the scholarship holders.

                                             Foto: Magnus Liam Karlsson

What’s included


Country of citizenship

In order to be eligible, you must be a citizen of, and currently living in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia or Ukraine.

University Admissions

You must be liable to pay tuition fees to the universities.

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Be admitted

In order to be eligible for a scholarship, you must have followed the application steps of University Admissions, and be admitted to one of the eligible master’s programmes by 6 April 2018.

Find out more about the selection process


There are some exceptions that might make you ineligible for the scholarship.

Find out more here

How to apply

Find an eligible master’s programme
DATE:16 OCT 2018 – 15 JAN 2019
Apply for the master’s programme at University Admissions
DATE:16 OCT 2018 – 15 JAN 2019
Apply for an SI scholarship
DATE:4 FEB 2019 – 14 FEB 2019
Announcement of successful scholarship recipients
DATE:26 APR 2019

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