Academic Advising at the annual SACO Student Fair, Stockholm
Education Advising Service
The Swedish Fulbright Commission provides an unbiased, comprehensive and professional Education Advising Service on studying in the United States. The Commission houses a library of university catalogs, university guides and handbooks, test preparation material, videos on American universities, and reference books on financial aid. Visitors are welcome, but need to book an appointment in advance.

Telephone hours for education advising are Monday, Tuesday between 8:00 - 16:30 and Wednesday between 8:00-12:00. Please call: +46 (0)8 534 818 80 or email fulbright@fulbright.se to book an appointment.

Education advising is also available at our EducationUSA partner office in Malmö, located at Medborgareskolan: http://www.malmo.se/borgarskolan.

To help you learn more about studying in the United States, please see the following helpful link:

      Education USA (in English) 

and the document Preparing for Undergraduate Study in the United States.

For more information, please see the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs website.  For more information on finding a school, and for Frequently Asked Questions, visit: www.educationusa.state.gov

Looking for financial aid? The Institute of International Education has a database for funding studies in the US for all post-secondary education across every field.  

NEW: EducationUSA Launches a New Facebook APP: "Your 5 Steps to U.S. Study." This project represents the world's first game-based adventure for international students to learn about opportunities in the US.  

Test Information (www.ets.org):

TOEFL (Test of English as A Foreign Language), see: www.toefl.org.

SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test) see: www.collegeboard.org.

GMAT(Graduate Management Admission Test) see: www.mba.com/mba/TaketheGMAT

GRE (Graduate Record Examination) see: www.gre.org

CGFNS (Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools) see: www.cgnfs.org.

ECFMG/USMLE (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates/United States Medical Licensing Examination) see: www.usmle.org and www.ecfmg.org.


Important Information from EducationUSA:

UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL:

Getting Started
Looking Beyond the Ivy League:  Where Did They Go to College?
Information on Two Year Colleges
Information on Athletic Scholarships
Information on Funding and Scholarships

GRADUATE LEVEL:

Getting Started
Seven Tips for Graduate Study
Information on Funding and Assistantships
Information on Entrance Exam Testing


OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Information on Internships and Short Term Study
Helpful Tips fo Recommendation Letters
Information on Choosing Fields of Study

Click here to read our Principles of Ethical Practice for Advising. 

See "Top 25 US Institutions for International Students 2009-10.