SFI is an education for those who don´t have Swedish as their first language. You will learn the basics of how to read and write in Swedish. You will also practice on using the language in your daily life and in your future work. The education is free. You can study during the day, in the evening, on Saturdays or distance.
This is what you need to fulfill to be entitled to study SFI in Upplands Väsby:
You also have the right to study SFI if you fulfill these requirements:
SFI is divided in different kinds of levels. You will be placed in the right level based on your educational background. You will also be placed depending on your knowledge in languages.
If you have a foreign education UHR can evaluate it for you. The evaluation takes about six to nine months. It is important that you submit your documents as soon as possible.
When you have sent your application the school will contact you within two weeks by e- mail or sms. The school will inform you which day and at what time you will start.
At SFI level you can´t apply for student aid.
Do you have a profession from your home country? Do you want to learn Swedish quickly? Would you also like to validate your qualifications and start to work? To do this you can apply for SFX. You will learn Swedish within your professional field. The goal is to shorten your way to employment. There are courses in nine different fields.
Are you an immigrant with a short education (0-6 years)? In that case you can study SFI-bas in Sigtuna.