Sweden is full member of the Bologna Process / European higher education area since 1999.
Information for international students and scholars
Responsible national authority
Ministry of Education and Research
Recognised higher education institutions
Association of Swedish Higher Education (SUHF)
Academic recognition body/ bodies
Swedish National Agency for Higher Education
National students' organisation
Swedish National Union of Students (SFS)
EU education programmes' contact person
Lifelong learning programme / Erasmus national agency
Published: 21/04/2016 - Last modified: 02/06/2016
Representatives in the Bologna Follow-up Group
Bill on Higher Education
In June 2005 the Swedish Government presented a Bill on higher education. The Bill includes proposals for a change of the degree system into three cycles and an introduction of a two year master degree within the second cycle. For more information see the fact sheet.