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This article is contains a list of Swedish universities and university colleges is based on the Higher Education Ordinance of 1993 (as amended until January 2006). For the community in Florida, see University, Florida. ... University College can refer to several institutions: in Canada University College, University of Toronto University College of the North, The Pas, Manitoba University College of the Cariboo, Kamloops, British Columbia, merged with British Columbia Open University and renamed Thompson Rivers University Kings University College (Edmonton), Alberta in England University...


All higher education in Sweden is publicly funded, but the listing also includes the officially recognized independent higher education institutions that operate under contract with the Swedish Ministry of Education, Research and Culture. Independent programme providers are not included. Education in Sweden is mandatory for all children aged 7-16. ... The University of Cambridge is an institute of higher learning. ... The government of Sweden is a constitutional monarchy based on parliamentary democracy. ...

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University or University College

University colleges or högskola conduct important research, but their main operations are within education. This includes the awarding of the Swedish version of the Bachelor's and Master's degrees, as well as the corresponding professional degrees. Education in Sweden is mandatory for all children aged 7-16. ... A bachelors degree is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three, four, or in some cases and countries, five or six years. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A professional degree or professional membership is an academic degree designed to prepare the holder for a particular career or profession, fields where scholarly research and academic activity are not the work, but rather a profession such as law, medicine, logistics, optometry, architecture, accounting, engineering, religious ministry, or education. ...


Upon application to the Government and following recommendation by the Swedish National Agency for Higher Education, a university college may, however, be vested with a particular academic discipline (vetenskapsområde). This includes increased state funding for research (fakultetsanslag) as well as the right to offer postgraduate programmes in the specific field, including the awarding of PhD degrees. The National Agency for Higher Education, or Högskoleverket is a Swedish government agency. ... This is a list of academic disciplines (and academic fields). ... PhD usually refers to the academic title Doctor of Philosophy PhD can also refer to the manga Phantasy Degree This is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ...


University qualities are not defined in law or ordinance, but have traditionally included the existence of at least four faculties, considerable undergraduate education as well as an important research activity and quaternary education. Lately, this has changed, as three university colleges were given the name of university in 1999 together with a fourth college in 2005. Quaternary education or postgraduate education is the fourth-stage educational level which follows the completion of an undergraduate degree at a college or university. ...


Universities

In order of precedence, based on their creation as universities. The year they received status as university is shown in brackets. However all universities, except those in Uppsala, Greifswald, Tartu, Turku and Lund, were founded as university colleges. The universities in Tartu and Turku were created when these cities were Swedish but are located in present-day, Estonia and Finland, respectively – the later now in Helsinki. The university in Greifswald was founded in 1456 but did not become Swedish until 1631 and remained Swedish until 1815 when it became part of Prussia. Uppsala (older spelling Upsala) is a city in central Sweden, located about 70 km north of Stockholm. ... Greifswald (from German Greif, griffin, and Wald, forest) is a town in northeastern Germany. ... County Area 38. ... Location of Turku in Northern Europe Coordinates: , Country Finland Province Western Finland Region Finland Proper Sub-region Turku sub-region Government  - Mayor Mikko Pukkinen Area  - City 306. ...   IPA: is a city in SkÃ¥ne in southern Sweden. ... Location of Helsinki in Northern Europe Coordinates: , Country Province Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Charter 1550 Capital city 1812 Government  - Mayor Jussi Pajunen Area  - Total 187. ... For other uses, see Prussia (disambiguation). ...


The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences was formed during the Higher Education Reform of 1977, thus meriting a more prominent position amongst its peers. However, because it sorts under the Ministry of Agriculture, it is traditionally placed last in the list. As independent institutions are not mentioned in the Higher Education Ordinance, they take no particular place in the university order of precedence. It is worth mentioning that the order of precedence does not correspond to academic ranking of the institutions, to which both Chalmers University of Technology and the Stockholm School of Economics bear excellent testimony. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences or Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet is a university in Uppsala, Sweden. ... The government of Sweden is a constitutional monarchy based on parliamentary democracy. ...

University Established as a university Student population Location
Uppsala University 1477 40,000 Uppsala
Lund University 1666 42,500 Lund
Chalmers University of Technology 1937 10,500 Gothenburg
Göteborg University 1954 50,000 Gothenburg
Stockholm University 1960 35,000 Stockholm
Karolinska Institutet 1965 9,000 Stockholm
Umeå University 1965 28,000 Umeå
Royal Institute of Technology 1970 13,100 Stockholm
Linköping University 1975 26,700 Linköping
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences 1977 4,200 Uppsala and other
Luleå University of Technology 1997 14,300 Luleå
Karlstad University 1999 10,300 Karlstad
Växjö University 1999 14,300 Växjö
Örebro University 1999 14,500 Örebro
Mid Sweden University 2005 15,500 Östersund, Sundsvall, Härnösand and Örnsköldsvik

The Neo-Renaissance main University building in the University Park, Uppsala (designed by Herman Teodor Holmgren and completed in 1887). ... Events January 5 - Battle of Nancy - Charles the Bold of Burgundy is again defeated, and this time is killed. ... Uppsala (older spelling Upsala) is a city in central Sweden, located about 70 km north of Stockholm. ... Lund University (Swedish: ), located in Lund in southernmost Sweden, is one of Swedens most prestigious universities[2] and Scandinavias largest institution for education and research[3], frequently ranked among the worlds top 100 universities[4][5]. The university was founded in 1666 and is the second oldest... 1666 is often called Annus Mirabilis. ...   IPA: is a city in SkÃ¥ne in southern Sweden. ... Chalmers University of Technology or Chalmers tekniska högskola (CTH), often Chalmers, is a university in Gothenburg, Sweden, that focuses on research and education in technology, natural science and architecture. ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Gothenburg (disambiguation). ... Gothenburg University, or Göteborgs universitet, is a university in Gothenburg, Sweden. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Gothenburg (disambiguation). ... Stockholm University (Stockholms universitet) is a state university in Stockholm, Sweden. ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Stockholm (disambiguation). ... The Karolinska Institutet (often translated from Swedish into English as the Karolinska Institute, and in older texts often as the Royal Caroline Institute) is a medical university in Stockholm, founded in 1810. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Stockholm (disambiguation). ... UmeÃ¥ University UmeÃ¥ Universitet : UmeÃ¥ University (Swedish: UmeÃ¥ universitet) is a university in UmeÃ¥ in the Midnorth of Sweden. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... UmeÃ¥ (IPA:  ) is a city and municipality in the county of Västerbotten, Sweden. ... The Royal Institute of Technology or Kungliga tekniska högskolan (KTH) is a university in Stockholm, Sweden. ... Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Stockholm (disambiguation). ... Linköping University (Swedish: Linköpings universitet, LiU) is a university in Linköping, Sweden. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Linköping [ˈlɪnɕøːpɪŋ] is a city in southern Sweden, with a population of 97,428 (2005). ... Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences or Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet is a university in Uppsala, Sweden. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Uppsala (older spelling Upsala) is a city in central Sweden, located about 70 km north of Stockholm. ... LuleÃ¥ University of Technology or LuleÃ¥ tekniska universitet is a university in LuleÃ¥, Sweden. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Coordinates: Country Sweden Municipality LuleÃ¥ Municipality County Norrbotten Province Norrbotten Charter 17th Century Area  - City 2,110 km²  (814. ... Karlstad University or Karlstads universitet is a state university in Karlstad, Sweden. ... This article is about the year. ... ‹ The template below (Expand) is being considered for deletion. ... Ingvar Kamprad, founder of IKEA, holding a lecture for a group of students at Växjö University Växjö University or Växjö universitet is a state university in Växjö, Sweden. ... This article is about the year. ... Växjö - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Örebro University or Örebro universitet is a state university in Örebro, Sweden. ... This article is about the year. ... Örebro [Å“rÉ™bruː] is a Swedish city in Närke in central Sweden, situated at 59°16′N 15°13′E. It has 95,354 inhabitants (2000), with 126,000 inhabitants in the municipality. ... Mid Sweden University - the campus in Härnösand The Mid Sweden University or Mittuniversitetet is a Swedish university with three main campuses, in Östersund, Sundsvall, Härnösand, and a minor branch in Örnsköldsvik. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Östersund City hall Östersund   is a city northern central Sweden. ... Sundsvall is a city in lower Norrland, central Sweden, situated in the province of Medelpad and Västernorrland County. ... Coat of arms - a beaver with a pike in its mouth Härnösand is a Municipality in Västernorrland County, northern Sweden. ... Örnsköldsvik View towards the seaside Örnsköldsvik (pronounced Earnsholdsveek) is a town (pop. ...

University Colleges

Awarding PhD degrees

Lacking an official order of presedence, University Colleges are given in alphabetical order.

University College Location Subject area
Blekinge Institute of Technology Karlskrona, Ronneby Engineering
University College of Kalmar Kalmar Natural sciences
Mälardalen University College Västerås and Eskilstuna Engineering
Stockholm School of Economics Stockholm Business and Economics
Malmö University Malmö Medicine
Jönköping University Foundation Jönköping

The Blekinge Institute of Technology or Blekinge tekniska högskola is a university college located in Karlskrona, Ronneby, and Karlshamn, Sweden. ... Karlskrona is a city in south-eastern Sweden. ... Ronneby is a city in Blechingia, and the seat of Ronneby Municipality in Sweden. ... The University of Kalmar, in Swedish Högskolan i Kalmar is a university located in Kalmar, Sweden, founded in 1977. ... Kalmar is a city in SmÃ¥land in south east Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. ... Mälardalen University (Sv. ... VästerÃ¥s [vÉ›stÉ™roːs] is a city in central Sweden, located on the shore of Lake Mälaren in the province Västmanland, some 100 km west of Stockholm. ... Eskilstuna River and Gamla Stan (Old Town) Klosters church of Eskilstuna. ... The Stockholm School of Economics or Handelshögskolan is a business school and private university in Stockholm, Sweden. ... For other uses, see Stockholm (disambiguation). ... The University College of Malmö or Malmö Högskola is a university college located in Malmö, Sweden. ... Motto: FrÃ¥n arbetarstad till kunskapsstad (eng: From industrial city to knowledge city) Location of Malmö in northern Europe Coordinates: , Country  Sweden Municipality Malmö Municipality County SkÃ¥ne County Province Scania (SkÃ¥ne) Charter 13th century Government  - Mayor Illmar Reepalu Area  - City 335. ... Jönköping University Foundation is a university college and one out of three independent higher education institutions (non-government owned) in Sweden that are entitled to offer postgraduate programmes. ... Location in Sweden Jönköping is a city in SmÃ¥land in southern Sweden with 84,423 inhabitants (2005). ...

Awarding Bachelor's and Master's degrees

Lacking an official order of presedence, University Colleges are given in alphabetical order.

University College Location
Stockholm School of Economics Stockholm
Södertörn University College Huddinge
Stockholm Institute of Education Stockholm
Stockholm University College of Physical Education and Sports Stockholm
University College of Borås Borås
University College of Dalarna Falun and Borlänge
University College of Gävle Gävle
University College of Gotland Visby
University College of Halmstad Halmstad
University College of Kristianstad Kristianstad
University College of Skövde Skövde
University West Trollhättan, Uddevalla and Vänersborg

University West is relocating all its activities to Trollhättan. The process will be concluded by 2008. The Stockholm School of Economics or Handelshögskolan is a business school and private university in Stockholm, Sweden. ... For other uses, see Stockholm (disambiguation). ... The main building of the institution, Moas Crescent (Moas bÃ¥ge), takes its name from the writer Moa Martinson, who lived in the vicinity. ... Huddinge is one of the largest municipalities of Stockholm County, in central Sweden, 15 minutes south of the Capital by road or train. ... The Stockholm Institute of Education or Lärarhögskolan is a university institute of education in Stockholm, Sweden. ... For other uses, see Stockholm (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Stockholm (disambiguation). ... The University College of BorÃ¥s or Högskolan i BorÃ¥s is a university college in BorÃ¥s, Sweden. ... Boras redirects here. ... The University College of Dalarna or Högskolan Dalarna is a university college (högskola) located in Falun and Borlänge, in Dalarna County, Sweden. ... For the spiritual practice, see Falun Gong Falun, IPA /fɑːlʉn/, is a city in central Sweden, in the province of Dalarna at . ... Borlänge is a Municipality in Dalarna County, in central Sweden. ... The University College of Gävle or Högskolan Gävle is a university college located in Gävle and Sandviken, Sweden. ... Gävle [jÉ›vlÉ™] is a Swedish city in east central Sweden with 81,000 inhabitants, and the seat of Gävle Municipality (pop. ... The University College of Gotland or Högskolan på Gotland is a university college located in Visby on Gotland, Sweden. ... Visby is the largest city on the Swedish island of Gotland;it is arguably the best-preserved medieval town in Scandinavia, and has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. ... The University College of Halmstad or Högskolan i Halmstad is a university college located in Halmstad, Sweden. ... Halmstad [hulm-stɑː(d)] is a port, university, industrial and recreational city at the mouth of the Nissan River in Halland, south-western Sweden. ... The University College of Kristianstad or Högskolan i Kristianstad is a university college in Kristianstad, Sweden. ... Kristianstad is a municipality and city in Scania in southernmost Sweden. ... The University College of Skövde or Högskolan i Skövde is a university college in Skövde, Sweden. ... Skövde is a Swedish city in Västergötland in Sweden, located at . ... The University West (Swedish Högskolan Väst), until 2005 known as University College of Trollhättan/Uddevalla or Högskolan i Trollhättan/Uddevalla is a university college, located in Trollhättan and Uddevalla, Sweden. ... The page covers both the municipality and the town Trollhättan Waterfalls in Trollhättan Trollhättan Municipality is a Municipality in western Sweden where the City Trollhättan is the seat. ... Overlooking the centre of Uddevalla. ... Vänersborg Vänersborg is a Municipality in Västra Götaland County, in western Sweden. ...


Academies of the Arts

The Academies of the Arts are university colleges awarding undergraduate degrees, but conduct research and development in the arts. Lacking an official order of presedence, the Academies are given in alphabetical order.

Academy Location
HDK - School of Design and Crafts at Gothenburg University Gothenburg
Dramatiska Institutet - University College of Film, Radio, Television and Theatre Stockholm
Konstfack - University College of Arts, Crafts and Design Stockholm
National Academy of Mime and Acting Stockholm
Operahögskolan - University College of Opera Stockholm
GOArt - Göteborg Organ Art Center Gothenburg
School of Photography and Film at Gothenburg University Gothenburg
Royal College of Music in Stockholm Stockholm
University College of Dance Stockholm
Valand School of Fine Arts Gothenburg

The universities of Karlstad, Luleå and Örebro and the university college of Malmö have their own Music Academies. Five academies of great public recognition but without legal status of their own are found at Göteborg University, where the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts is in charge of the Valand School of Fine Arts, the School of Design and Crafts, the School of Theatre and Opera, the School of Music and Musicology and the School of Photography and Film. Certain other universities and university colleges also offer individual courses and/or programmes within the Arts sector. Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... For other uses, see Gothenburg (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Stockholm (disambiguation). ... Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design (in Swedish simply known as Konstfack) is a institution for higher education in the area of crafts and design in Stockholm, Sweden. ... For other uses, see Stockholm (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Stockholm (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Stockholm (disambiguation). ... GOArt (Göteborg Organ Art Center) is a research center based in Göteborg, Sweden under Göteborg University. ... For other uses, see Gothenburg (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Gothenburg (disambiguation). ... The Royal College of Music, Stockholm (Swedish Kungliga Musikhögskolan i Stockholm) is an institution of higher education in music, founded in 1771 as the conservatory of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music. ... For other uses, see Stockholm (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Stockholm (disambiguation). ... Valand was founded as the Gothenburg Drawing School, photo c. ... For other uses, see Gothenburg (disambiguation). ...


Medical schools and university hospitals

There are six university medical school, each associated with a university hospital. Medical schools are often organized in the same faculties as nursing schools, physiotherapy and other health-related professional training programmes. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas, USA. A medical school or faculty of medicine is a tertiary educational institution or part of such an institution that teaches medicine. ... A university hospital is an institution which combines the services of a hospital with the education of medical students and with medical research. ... Nursing is a profession focused on assisting individuals, families, and communities in attaining, re-attaining, and maintaining optimal health and functioning. ... Physical therapy can help restore lost functionality in many people. ...

University (Medical school) Hospital
Göteborg University (Sahlgrenska Academy) Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Karolinska Institutet Karolinska University Hospital
Linköping University (Faculty of Health Sciences) Linköping University Hospital
Lund University (Faculty of Medicine) Lund University Hospital and Malmö University Hospital
Umeå University (Faculty of Medicine) Norrland's University Hospital
Uppsala University (Faculty of Medicine) Uppsala University Hospital

Örebro University has no faculty of medicine of its own, but Örebro University Hospital is in the process of building a research and education institute. Gothenburg University, or Göteborgs universitet, is a university in Gothenburg, Sweden. ... The Sahlgrenska University Hospital (swe: Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset) is a university hospital system in Gothenburg, Sweden with a staff of 17,000 people. ... The Sahlgrenska University Hospital or Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset is a university hospital system in Gothenburg, Sweden with a staff of 17 000 people. ... The Karolinska Institutet (often translated from Swedish into English as the Karolinska Institute, and in older texts often as the Royal Caroline Institute) is a medical university in Stockholm, founded in 1810. ... The Karolinska University Hospital or Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset is a university hospital in Solna, Sweden. ... Linköping University (Swedish: Linköpings universitet, LiU) is a university in Linköping, Sweden. ... Lund University (Swedish: ), located in Lund in southernmost Sweden, is one of Swedens most prestigious universities[2] and Scandinavias largest institution for education and research[3], frequently ranked among the worlds top 100 universities[4][5]. The university was founded in 1666 and is the second oldest... UmeÃ¥ University UmeÃ¥ Universitet : UmeÃ¥ University (Swedish: UmeÃ¥ universitet) is a university in UmeÃ¥ in the Midnorth of Sweden. ... Norrlands University Hospital, or Norrlands Universitetssjukhus (NUS), is the major hospital in nothern Sweden. ... The Neo-Renaissance main University building in the University Park, Uppsala (designed by Herman Teodor Holmgren and completed in 1887). ... Uppsala University Hospital (Swedish: , often referred to colloquially as Akademiska or Ackis) in Uppsala, Sweden is as a teaching hospital for the Uppsala University Faculty of Medicine and the Nursing School. ... Örebro University or Örebro universitet is a state university in Örebro, Sweden. ... Örebro University Hospital is a university hospital in Örebro, Sweden. ...


See also

Other lists

Education in Sweden is mandatory for all children aged 7-16. ... The National Agency for Higher Education, or Högskoleverket is a Swedish government agency. ... The National Board of Student Aid, or Centrala studiestödsnämnden (CSN) is a Swedish government agency. ... The Swedish Research Council (Swedish: ) is a Swedish government agency established in 2001, with the responsibility to support and develop basic scientific research. ... Högskoleprovet, or Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (SweSAT) is a standardized test used as one of the means to gain admission to higher education in Sweden. ... The Government agencies in Sweden are state controlled organizations who act independently to carry out the policies of the Swedish Government. ... A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z The alphabetical listing is based on Christina DeMellos pages at http://www. ... This is a list of universities, colleges and other educational institutions providing higher education (meaning tertiary, quaternary or in some cases post-secondary education). ...

External links

  • SUNET University Catalog
  • Association of Swedish Higher Education
  • Swedish National Agency for Higher Education
  • Study in Sweden

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