Swedish for immigrants

Swedish for immigrants, sfi, is a free basic education in Swedish. At the sfi office we guide and inform you about sfi and determine your level of Swedish.

Who can attend sfi?

In order to study sfi, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must have a valid residence permit in Sweden or be an EU/EEA citizen.
  • You must live in Uppsala kommun.
  • You must have a need for sfi (lack basic knowledge of Swedish).
  • You must be at least 20 years old or have a complete upper secondary school (high school) diploma from your home country.

Registration

You sign up for sfi by contacting the Sfi-office by phone or by visiting us at UJC Boland. 

In the conversation with you, we make a survey of your educational and professional background and help you to choose a school and course. The waiting time for course start is 2–6 weeks.

The sfi courses are free of charge. Sfi students are not entitled to CSN grants or loans.

Prepare your application to sfi online

Our phone hours are:

Monday 9.00-13.00
Wednesday 9.00-13.00
Thursday 13.00-14.00

Our drop in hours are:

Tuesday 10.00-12.00
Thursday 10.00-12.00

In the conversation with you, we make a survey of your educational and professional background and help you to choose a school and course. The waiting time for course start is 2–6 weeks.

The sfi courses are free of charge. Sfi students are not entitled to CSN grants or loans.

Prepare your application to sfi online

Renewed registration

If you have studied sfi in Uppsala before and want to study again you need to contact the sfi office.

Sfi schools in Uppsala

  • Hermods
  • Utbildnings- och jobbcenters vuxenutbildning
  • Bergstrands sfi (Yrkesplugget sfi)

Course start dates and deadlines

Courses starting on June 27 – last day to apply is June 9
Courses starting on August 8 – last day to apply is July 21
Courses starting on September 5 – last day to apply is August 18
Courses starting on October 3 – last day to apply is September 15
Courses starting on October 31 – last day to apply is October 13
Courses starting on November 28 – last day to apply is November 10
Courses starting on January 9 – last day to apply is December 8

Contact the sfi office

Open hours during the summer

Drop in is closed June 26–August 5.
June 26–July 8: only e-mail
July 11–August 5: phone hours Monday–Thursday 9-12

Phone number: 018-727 22 10
E-mail: sfi@uppsala.se

Ordinary open hours

Drop in hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10.00-12.00 (UJC, Bolandsgatan 4)
Phone hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 9.00-13.00, Thursdays 13.00-14.00

Phone number: 018-727 22 10
E-mail: sfi@uppsala.se

Drop-in 

The Sfi office opens again from August 8. Welcome to visit us at Bolandsgatan 4. Tuesday and Thursday 10.00-12.00.

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