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FAQ Medical Swedish

FAQ Medical Swedish

Here you will find our most frequently asked questions regarding our courses in Medical Swedish.

1. What level should I be at when I start medical Swedish?
We recommend you have a basic knowledge of Swedish and need to be at least at a B1 level.

2. What do the levels for the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages mean?
You can read about the various levels HERE.

3. How do I know at what level I am?
You can get an initial idea about your level when taking the placement test for Swedish, which helps you to assess your knowledge.

4. Where can I get more information about Swedish courses at Folkuniversitetet in Gothenburg?
You can read about Swedish courses at Folkuniversitetet in Gothenburg HERE.

5. You can find more questions and answers about Swedish as a foreign language HERE.

6. How long does it take to reach level C1 in Swedish?
How long it takes varies greatly individually. It depends on how much time you spend studying between classes, how much you use Swedish outside the classroom as well as your language background and your basic education.

7. What course material do you use in medical Swedish?
It varies, depending on level, medical orientation and what you need to focus on. If you participate in a distance course, you can find the course material on our digital learning platform.

8. Do I get an acknowledged qualification after I attend a medical Swedish course?
No, there are no final exams or tests so you can only get a certificate of attendance. If you wish to get a certificate of assessment you can either take a Swedex exam or C1 test.

9. Do I meet the language requirements from 'Socialstyrelsen' after I have attended a course in medical Swedish?
No, there are no final exams or tests so you can only get a certificate of attendance. If you wish to get a certificate of assessment you can take a C1 test.

10. Do I need a Swedish personal number to attend a course in medical Swedish?
No, you don't need one.

11. Do the courses in medical Swedish entitle you to financial support from CSN?
No, they don't.

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