Ministry of Education and Research

The Ministry of Education and Research is responsible for the Government’s education, research and youth policy. The Ministry works on issues including school performance, conditions for teachers, study financing and living conditions for young people.

Responsible ministers

Gustav Fridolin Minister for Education
Helene Hellmark Knutsson Minister for Higher Education and Research

News from Ministry of Education and Research

  • Aida Hadzialic steps down

    The Prime Minister has today relieved Ms Aida Hadzialic of her ministerial duties. Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson will take over Ms Hadzialic’s areas of responsibility until further notice.

  • Research facility MAX IV in Lund inaugurated

    Research facility MAX IV in Lund
    Research facility MAX IV in Lund. Photo: Leif Jansson

    On 21 June, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven together with HM The King inaugurated synchrotron light source MAX IV in Lund.

Photo: Pontus Höök/Consulate General of Sweden in New York

#FirstGeneration in New York

As part of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs’s public diplomacy campaign #FirstGeneration, on 9 June the Swedish Consulate-General in New York held a seminar and panel discussion on the theme of engaging young people in the work on the UN Global Goals.

Hjulstaskolan
Hjulstaskolan Photo: Mikael Lundgren/Government Offices of Sweden

Exchange of experience on the education of newly arrived pupils

The Ministry of Education and Research and the European Commission organised a two-day seminar on education for newly arrived pupils in compulsory school. Almost 30 people from ten different European countries attended, addressing experiences from all over Europe during the seminar.

Illustration: Government Offices of Sweden

Gustav Fridolin to take part in OECD summit in Berlin on importance of teachers to learning outcomes

On 3–4 March, Minister for Education Gustav Fridolin will attend the OECD’s International Summit on the Teaching Profession (ISTP) in Berlin. The focus of the conference will be the importance of the teaching profession to learning outcomes.

Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education Muhammad Nasir and Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson
Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education Muhammad Nasir and Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson Photo: Mikael Lundgren/Government Offices

Helene Hellmark Knutsson to meet the Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia

Today, Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson will meet Indonesian minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education Muhammad Nasir. At the meeting the two ministers will sign a Letter of Intent concerning higher education and research.

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