Apply for preschool class or year 7
If your child is going to start preschool class, you have to apply to a school. You also have to apply to a school if your child is going to start in year 7 in the autumn and attends a school where this year is not available.
You have to apply to a municipal school during a specific period in the beginning of the year. The dates are 12 January – 2 February. If you want your child to go to an independent school, you have to contact the school yourself.
To apply to a municipal school, you log into the e-service. If your child has protected personal data or a temporary personal identity number, you have to use a form instead of the e-service.
The decisions for Söka skola 2022 will be published at 14.00 on the 30th of March. You can then log into the e-service to read the decision.
It is important that you decline your school placement in Malmö stad if you have received a placement in a private school that was not searchable in Söka skola 2022, or have received at school placement in a another municipality.
You can apply to change schools if you are not satisfied with the school placement you received. The dates for the school changing periods are 30 march–20 april 2022.
Apply for preschool class or year 7 in 2022
Informatin brochures in different languages:
- English: School applications 12 January – 2 February Pdf, 326.4 kB. (Pdf, 326.4 kB)
- Finnish: Kouluhaku 12. tammikuuta–2. helmikuuta Pdf, 300.3 kB. (Pdf, 300.3 kB)
- Albanian: Kërko shkollë 12 janar – 2 shkurt Pdf, 305.7 kB. (Pdf, 305.7 kB)
- Arabic: تقدم بطلب الانتساب إلى المدرسة في 12 يناير– 2 فبراي ر Pdf, 250 kB. (Pdf, 250 kB)
- Pashto: د 12 جنورۍ څخه تر 2 فبرورۍ پورې په Pdf, 251.7 kB. (Pdf, 251.7 kB)
ښوونځي کې د داخلې غوښتنه Pdf, 251.7 kB. (Pdf, 251.7 kB)
- Persian: برای مدرسه از ۲۱ ژانویه تا ۱ فوریه درخواست کنید Pdf, 347.9 kB. (Pdf, 347.9 kB)
- Polish: Nabór do szkół 12 stycznia – 2 lutego Pdf, 315.9 kB. (Pdf, 315.9 kB)
- Somali: Codsiga iskuulka 12 janaayo – 2 febraayo Pdf, 252.3 kB. (Pdf, 252.3 kB)
- Tigrinja: ቤትትምህርቲ ምምራጽ - 12 ጥሪ - 2 የካቲት Pdf, 394.5 kB. (Pdf, 394.5 kB)
If you are moving to Sweden
If your child has lived abroad and/or has not had any previous schooling in Sweden during the last six months, you must first register for an enrollment meeting at Mottagningsenheten Skolstart Malmö before applying to elementary school.
The application process
If you are not satisfied with the decision
If you are not satisfied with the school where your child has been allocated a place, you can apply to change school.