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Application and Key Dates

Applying to the Programme

Please review the programme entrance requirements and then apply at the national website.

International students without EU/EEA citizenship
Application for autumn 2021 is open between: 16 October 2020 and 15 January 2021.
Apply at www.universityadmissions.se
Program code: GU-63999

EU/EEA freemover /non-Partner students and Swedish students
Application for autumn 2021 will open 15 March and close 15 April 2021. 
Apply either at www.universityadmissions.se or at www.antagning.se
Program code: GU-15898

Applying to Individual Courses

Admissons also open for students not on the programme, as long as the course entrance requirements are met. Please review regular programme courses, and elective courses offered by the programme

Application to the individual courses are open:

Individual Courses Spring 2021

  • 17 September - 15 October 2020 for students from EU/EEA countries and others not in need of a resident permit.


Individual Courses Autumn 2021

  • 16 October 2020 – 15 January 2021 for international students without EU/EEA citizenship.
  • 15 March - 15 April 2021 for students from EU/EEA countries and others not in need of a resident permit.

Apply at the national website for applying to higher education:


(For eligibility, see Entrance Requirements. Note especially that students with an undergraduate degree in linguistics, cognitive science, languages, philosophy, software engineering, information technology or mathematics need to show a background in either programming or formal linguistics corresponding to 30 hec, half a year full-time study.)

Selection among eligible students is based on

  • grades obtained in previous courses
  • the appropriateness of previous courses for studies in language technology
  • a personal statement

The personal statement should explain clearly the motivation for choosing this programme, your relevant academic background, and what you hope to do after taking our programme.

Other documents in support of the application may also be submitted, particularly written work such as project work or papers/theses that you have written for courses. For work not written in English or Swedish please submit in the original language with a summary in English.


No fees for EU/EAA citizens.

If you have a citizenship in a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are not required to pay application or tuition fees.

Tuition and applications fees.

For students outside EU/EEA, please review the application and tuition fees statement on the University of Gothenburg's programme web page.


Contact Information

MLT study adviser, programme coordinator


Visiting Address:
Renströmsgatan 6, floor 5

Page Manager: Monica Havström|Last update: 4/17/2020

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