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Universities in Sweden

Higher Education in Sweden

2021 Ranking of Sweden Universities

What are Sweden’s most famous universities? Topuniversitieslist has published the 2021 Swedish University Ranking, which includes 39 Swedish higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist quality criteria:

  • being chartered, registered, or certified by the relevant Swedish higher education-related body, and providing at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education style.

Investigate the Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Rankings of 39 Swedish Universities.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

Sweden is split into 21 counties (Swedish: län), which are subdivided further into municipalities (Swedish: kommuner). Stockholm County, which includes the main and capital city of Stockholm, has the greatest number of higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion. All counties with at least two Swedish higher education institutions matching the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist sub-rankings or league tables.


Vastra Gotaland County (5)
Uppsala County (3)
Stockholm County (14)
Skane County (3)