Ministry of Education and Research

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

Responsible ministers

Anna Ekström, Minister for Education
Anna Ekström Minister for Education
Matilda Ernkrans, Minister for Higher Education and Research
Matilda Ernkrans Minister for Higher Education and Research

News from Ministry of Education and Research

  • Extension of the exemption from application and tuition fees in the event of a no-deal Brexit

    A temporary exemption from application and tuition fees at institutions of higher education was previously introduced for certain British citizens to mitigate the consequences of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement. The UK's withdrawal has since been postponed until 31 October 2019, and the Government has therefore decided to extend the temporary exemption from application and tuition fees.

  • Matilda Ernkrans to visit Japan with focus on climate and environment

    Minister for Higher Education and Research Matilda Ernkrans will travel to Japan today, 4 October. Her programme will include a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and holding the opening address at the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum on Sunday. The majority of the visit will take place in Kyoto and Tokyo, and the political focus will be on the climate and the environment.

Content from the Ministry of Education

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