List of Universities in Sweden – Swedish University Ranking

Top List of Colleges and Universities in Sweden

1Blekinge Institute of Technology

The Blekinge Institute of Technology is a public, state-funded Swedish institute of technology in Blekinge with 5,300 students and offers about 35 educational programs in 11 departments at two campuses located in Karlskrona and Karlshamn. BTH was granted university status in engineering in 1999.

2Chalmers University of Technology

The Chalmers University of Technology is a Swedish university located in Gothenburg that focuses on research and education in technology, natural sciences, architecture, mathematics, maritime and other management areas.

3Dalarna University

Dalarna University College is a public university located in Falun and Borlänge, in Dalarna County, Sweden. Dalarna University is one of Sweden’s more recent institutions of higher education, established in 1977. It is situated in Dalarna, 200 kilometers north-west of Stockholm.

4Ersta Sköndal Bräcke University College

Ersta Sköndal Bräcke University College is a private Swedish institution for higher education and research.

5GIH – the Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences

The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences in Stockholm is a Swedish institution offering higher education in the fields of the teaching profession in Physical Education, Sports coaching and Preventive health. The school offers both programs and courses.

6Halmstad University

Halmstad University is a University in Halmstad, Sweden. It was established in 1983. Halmstad University is a public higher education institution offering bachelor’s and master’s programs in various fields of study.

7Jönköping University

Jönköping University, formerly Högskolan i Jönköping, is a non-governmental Swedish university located in the city Jönköping in Småland, Sweden. JU is a member of the European University Association and The Association of Swedish Higher Education, SUHF.

8KMH – Royal College of Music in Stockholm

The Royal College of Music, Stockholm is the oldest institution of higher education in music in Sweden, founded in 1771 as the conservatory of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music.

9KTH Royal Institute of Technology

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, abbreviated KTH, is a public research university in Stockholm, Sweden. KTH conducts research and education within engineering and technology and is Sweden’s largest technical university. Currently, KTH consists of five schools with four campuses in and around Stockholm.

10Karlstad University

Karlstad University is a state university in Karlstad, Sweden. It was originally established as the Karlstad campus of the University of Gothenburg in 1967, and this campus became an independent university college in 1977 which was granted full university status in 1999 by the Government of Sweden.

11Karolinska Institutet

The Karolinska Institute is a research-led medical university in Solna within the Stockholm urban area of Sweden. The Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute awards the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The assembly consists of fifty professors from various medical disciplines at the university.

12Konstfack – University of Arts, Crafts and Design

Konstfack, or the University of Arts, Crafts and Design, is a university college for higher education in the area of art, crafts and design in Stockholm, Sweden.

13Kristianstad University

The Kristianstad University is a university college in Kristianstad, Sweden. Established in 1977, Kristianstad University is one of the newest Swedish institutions of higher education. However, higher education in the region is much older. Teacher education can be traced back to 1835.

14Linköping University

Linköping University is a public university in Linköping, Sweden. Linköping University was granted full university status in 1975 and is now one of Sweden’s larger academic institutions.

15Linnaeus University

Linnaeus University is a state university in the Småland region of Sweden. It has two campuses, one in Växjö and one in Kalmar. Linnaeus University was established in 2010 by a merger of former Växjö University and Kalmar University and is named in honor of the Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus.

16Luleå University of Technology

Luleå University of Technology of Sweden is Scandinavia’s northernmost university of technology. It has four campuses, located in Luleå, Kiruna, Skellefteå and Piteå.

17Lund University

Lund University is a public university in Sweden and one of northern Europe’s oldest universities. The university is located in the city of Lund in the province of Scania, Sweden. It traces its roots back to 1425 when a Franciscan studium generale was founded in Lund.

18Malmö University

Malmö University is a Swedish university located in Malmö, Sweden. With more than 24,000 students and about 1,600 employees, Malmö University is the ninth largest institute of learning in Sweden.

19Mid Sweden University

A global university with a regional commitment where we do research and educate for life. Welcome to a university that offers research-oriented education, small class sizes with accessible teachers – and a student housing guarantee!

20Mälardalen University

Mälardalen University, or MDH, is a university college located in Västerås and Eskilstuna, Sweden. It has 16,000 students and around 1000 employees, of which 91 are professors, 504 teachers, and 215 doctoral students.

21Royal Institute of Art

The Royal Institute of Art is an institution in Stockholm, Sweden for higher education in art, founded in 1735. The school was part of the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts, until 1978 when it was made independent. It is under the supervision of the Ministry of Education and Research.

22SLU – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences or Swedish Agricultural University is a university in Sweden. Although its head office is located in Ultuna, Uppsala, the university has several campuses in different parts of Sweden, the other main facilities being Alnarp in Lomma Municipality, Skara, and Umeå.

23SMI – University College of Music Education in Stockholm

Stockholm University College of Music Education is a Swedish university college in Stockholm which offers higher education in the field of music pedagogy in communal arts and culture schools as well as voice and speech pedagogy. SMI is situated at Campus Flemingsberg in Huddinge municipality, together with Södertörn University, Karolinska Institute Huddinge, Red Cross University College of Nursing and the Royal Institute of Technology.

24Sophiahemmet University College

Sophiahemmet University is a Swedish institution for higher education associated with Sophiahemmet. In addition to a degree in nursing, the institution also offers programs at an advanced level, such as Specialist Nursing programs, as well as Bachelor’s, Master and Diploma programs.

25Stockholm School of Economics

The Stockholm School of Economics is a private business school located in the city district Vasastaden in the central part of Stockholm, Sweden. SSE offers BSc, MSc, and MBA programs, along with Ph.D.- and Executive education programs. SSE’s Master program in Finance is ranked no.18 worldwide as of 2018.

26Stockholm University

Stockholm University is a public university in Stockholm, Sweden, founded as a college in 1878, with university status since 1960. With over 33,000 students at four different faculties: law, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, it is one of the largest universities in Scandinavia.

27Stockholm University of the Arts

The School of Dance and Circus is a Swedish institution offering higher education in the fields of dance education, folk dance, dance, dance therapy, historical dance, choreography and contemporary circus.

28Swedish Defence University

The Swedish Defence University is situated on Drottning Kristinas väg 37 in Östermalm, Stockholm City Centre, next to the campus of the Royal Institute of Technology.

29Södertörn University

Södertörn University is a public university college located in Flemingsberg, which is located in Huddinge Municipality, and the larger area called Södertörn, in Stockholm County, Sweden. In 2013, it had about 13 000 full-time students.

30The Swedish Red Cross University College

Röda Korsets Högskola is a Swedish university college operated by The Red Cross Home Foundation. It is not to be confused with The Red Cross of Sweden. In addition to a degree in nursing, the institution also offers university courses related to the subject of nursing.

31Umeå University

Umeå University is a university in Umeå in the mid-northern region of Sweden. The university was founded in 1965 and is the fifth oldest within Sweden’s present borders. As of 2015, Umeå University has nearly 31,000 registered students, including those at the postgraduate and doctoral levels.

32University College Stockholm

University College Stockholm is one of the leading institutions of higher education in Northern Europe in theology and human rights,

33University West

University West is a university college located in Trollhättan, southwestern Sweden. Until 2008, the college was called University College of Trollhättan/Uddevalla and had three campuses, in Trollhättan, Uddevalla and Vänersborg, but all study programs have been relocated to new facilities in Trollhättan.

34University of Borås

The University of Borås, or Högskolan i Borås, is a Swedish university college in the city of Borås. It was founded in 1977 and as of 2021 has around 17,000 students and 760 staff. The Swedish School of Library and Information Science and Swedish School of Textiles are part of the university.

35University of Gothenburg

The University of Gothenburg is a university in Sweden’s second-largest city, Gothenburg. The University is the third-oldest of the current Swedish universities and with 37,000 students and 6000 staff members, it is one of the largest universities in the Nordic countries.

36University of Gävle

The University of Gävle is a university college located in Gävle, Sweden. It uses the name “University of Gävle” in English, although it is officially a ‘University College’. The university was established in 1977 and is currently organized into three academies and nine departments.

37University of Skövde

The University of Skövde is a state university in Skövde, Sweden. The University of Skövde was granted university status in 1983 and is now an academic institution with general and specialized educational programs in topics like Business, Health, Biomedicine and Computer game design.

38Uppsala University

Uppsala University is a research university in Uppsala, Sweden. Founded in 1477, it is the oldest university in Sweden and all of the Nordic countries still in operation. It has ranked among the world’s 100 best universities in several high-profile international rankings during recent years.

39Örebro University

Örebro University is a state university in Örebro, Sweden. University-level education in Örebro started in the 1960s when Uppsala University started to offer some courses in Örebro. On the basis of these activities, an independent högskola was created in 1977 under the name Högskolan i Örebro.


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