An overview of the Swedish education system

The Swedish education system comprises a number of types of schooling and education, designed for individuals of different ages and with differing needs and abilities.

To make it easier for you to find information, the National Agency for Education has produced a map that provides an overview of the various parts of the education system. Use the map to find your way around the system and find information about the areas that are of particulare interest to you. You can read brief information about:

  • Preschool
  • Preschool class
  • Leisure-time centers
  • Other pedagogical activities
  • Compulsory school
  • Upper secondary school
  • Adult education
  • Supplementary school
  • Folk high schools (independent adult education colleges)
  • Higher vocational education
  • Universities and university colleges
Senast granskad: 2017-01-13
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