Facts about higher education in Sweden
This is how the Swedish higher education system works and what study at a university or university college looks like.
Compared to the higher education systems of many other countries, the Swedish higher education system is relatively flexible.
The mission of the HEIs is to provide education based on scholarly or artistic practice and on proven experience.
Both university colleges and universities conduct research and provide higher education at various levels.
The church, the armed forces and the university are the three social institutions in Sweden that have survived since the Middle Ages.