Universities and further education

Further education in southern Sweden is a popular choice for many in this area. Not only is Lund University, one of the top 100 universities in the world located here, but also Malmö University just a 10-minute train ride from Lund. Educational institutes focusing on competence development can also be found throughout the region.

A list of universities in Lund and the Skåne region 

>> Lund University

>> Malmö University

>> World Maritime University, Malmö

>> Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU Alnarp

>> Kristianstad University

For information about the basic structure of Swedish higher education:

>> Link to Study in Sweden

Guidance in your choice of study

Whichever adult education you are interested in, be it Swedish language studies, vocational studies or some other type of studies, it is worth contacting your municipalities Counselling Centre “Vägledningscentrum”. Here you will find free services offered by the different municipalities offering guidance in your choice of study.

>> Link to Lund Counselling Centre (Vägledningscentrum Lund)

>> Link to "Utbildningar för vuxna", Malmö (information in Swedish)

If you live in another municipality please check their website for more information.

Recognize your foreign qualifications

If you already hold a degree in higher education, The Swedish Council for Higher Education, UHR, provides a free service through its website to validate your foreign qualifications. This is valuable when applying to university in Sweden or for employment in particular fields.

>> Link to UHR - Recognition of foreign qualifications