Facts about higher education
Here we describe the Swedish higher education system and explain what study at a university or university college looks like.
Higher education in Sweden can include both complete degree programmes and individual courses. Approximately 400,000 students are enrolled full-time or part-time.
In Sweden there are approximately 50 Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) offering higher education in various forms.
Are you interested in studying at a Swedish university? We have listed useful sites and authorities that you can contact.
A brief introduction to the student finance system in Sweden.
The Swedish Parliament and Government decide on the regulations that apply to the higher education area.
There are a number of other agencies involved in the Swedish higher education sector.
The church, the armed forces and the university are the three social institutions in Sweden that have survived since the Middle Ages.