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Posted by: smilq 20.Mar.2013, 08:24 AM

Good morning, I was wondered, to know your opinion about my case :-)

I am student from Slovakia (EU), and currently studying on Stockholm University in English and in the same time SVA Grund in CentrumVux in Stockholm.

I arrived to Stockholm on 2011-08-29, which is confirmed by letter of acceptance from University and transcript of record. The personnumer I have received on 2012-08-29 and I signed up in Migrationsverket 2012-10-03 I receive decision with uppehallsratt.

I am going to sign me up for the Utbildning program in Swedish, ekonomiassistent in CentrumVux.

My question is following: Am I eligible to get CSN studying help for autumn semester 2013?

I already asked in CentrumVux and they told me, that I can applie for that, and because I am going to be here in Sweden for 2 years I am eligible to get it, but still I am worried about my migrationsverket paper, because at beggining I didnt want to stay here, but after I find girlfriend here and sign me up there as well, can it be any problem in this process?

Thank you so much for your replies!
Best regards.

Posted by: johnjohn 20.Mar.2013, 09:41 AM

You do not qualify, sorry.

Posted by: smilq 20.Mar.2013, 10:37 AM

Is there no rule of staying in Sweden for 2 years to be able to got it? Untill now I guess so, but thank you for your comment anyway

Posted by: johnjohn 20.Mar.2013, 12:42 PM

If you came as a student, do not have a PUT or not in a relationship with a Swedish citizen or have not been in the work force the 2 year rule does not apply so you cannot get money.

Posted by: Puffin 20.Mar.2013, 01:05 PM

You are not eligible for student aid unless you have 2 years working or as a family member to someone working

Time spent in Sweden on a student permit is not counted for student aid purposes

Posted by: smilq 20.Mar.2013, 04:21 PM

thank you guys! but one more thing, just for my knowledge, is this time, which I spent on University counted at least to the process of receiving Swedish citizenship? there I need to stay here for 5 years to be able to get it, am I right?

Posted by: johnjohn 20.Mar.2013, 04:29 PM

No, Your time as a student does not count towards citizenship as you are still considered a resident of your home country.

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