New student

Welcome to MDU and congratulations to making a great choice. You will need to put an effort in both preparing for your arrival to Sweden and also during your studies in what probably is a new country for you. But it will be worth it as it makes you grow and sets you up with all the skills you need for your future career.

Info sessions

Join our info sessions especially for you who are a newly admitted international student. Write your name and t-shirt size in the chat during the session and you'll have a nice MDU t-shirt waiting when you arrive here in August.

Starting your studies

There are some things to keep in mind in order to get the best possible start as a student at MDU. Creating a student account, registering for your programme and courses are some of the next steps to take, once we get closer to the start of the semester.


Through our housing partner (and more ways).

Residence permit

Apply for residence permit (if applicable) through www.migrationsverket.se, as soon as possible and well prepared with necessary documents. The time to decision can be 3-4 months.

FAQ for international students

We know there's a lot to think about when starting your studies in a new country. Find answers to your questions in our FAQ.

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Useful information

Keen on finding out how it's like to live and study in Sweden and at MDU? Here you'll find some useful information to give you a head start.

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Travelling to Västerås

We've gathered some information on the easiest ways of getting to Västerås. Click to read more.

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