UKÄ's Quality Policy

The Quality policy states the overall direction for all activities of UKÄ. It clarifies UKÄ’s vision and overall goals for the agency’s activities. It is available on the external as well as the internal websites.

UKÄ’s vision is Developmental Monitoring – Assuring Sweden’s status as a Knowledge Society.

In order to reach the vision, UKÄ has formulated four goals: 


How we achieve the goal

To be the acknowledged source of information about higher education and research.

We produce reliable knowledge about higher education and research such as statistics, analysis, quality assurance, and legal supervision.

Create results that are beneficial for the development of the higher education and research sectors.

We perform our tasks in dialogue with representatives for universities and university colleges, stakeholders, financiers of research, student unions, politicians and other decision makers. We are a user-friendly knowledge organisation and the results of our work are available through increasingly digitalised communication channels.

To be an attractive employer where dedicated employees have the possibility to develop.

We work to create an attractive workplace where employees enjoy working and experience well-being, enjoy good conditions to perform their job, participate and perceive their work as part of UKÄ’s mission. Systematic efforts for good work environment contribute to a sustainable working life. Employee’s competences are taken advantage of and there are career opportunities as well as possibilities to skills development.

To work coordinated and resource efficient.

Knowledge exchange, cooperation and collaboration between departments are natural methods of working at UKÄ. We perform activities with efficiency and economizing as guiding principles. We have established routines for gradual improvement and innovation.