Education and research

A good education broadens our horizons and gives us good chances in life. Knowledge enables people to grow and influence their situation. Education of children and young people, higher education and research, and adult education come under the category of education and research.

Responsible for education and research

Responsible ministers

Gustav Fridolin Minister for Education
Helene Hellmark Knutsson Minister for Higher Education and Research
Anna Ekström Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training

Responsible ministry

News about education and research

  • Government invests in space – Esrange to have testbed

    Rymdminister Helene Hellmark Knutsson
    Helene Hellmark Knutsson presenterar regeringens rymdstrategi. Foto: Klas-Herman Lundgren/Regeringskansliet

    The Esrange Space Centre should remain a strategic resource for national and international research, and the Government and the Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) are therefore investing SEK 80 million in a new test facility at the centre in Kiruna.

  • Government wants to welcome US guest environment and climate researchers

    Climate change is one of the Government’s top-three issues, alongside jobs and education. The Government has adopted a guest researcher programme under which US environment and climate researchers can be invited to conduct research in Sweden for a period of up to three years.

The Government launches a new strategy for ESS

Energy, food, pharmaceutical products and packaging are some of the important fields of research in which the European Spallation Source (ESS) and MAX IV could provide scientific breakthroughs. In a written communication to the Riksdag, the Government has now presented a national strategy for Sweden's work at the research facilities.

Government launches new space strategy

“Swedish aerospace activities have a strong position in the world, thanks to research excellence and successful industry. We will continue on this path. Investment in space activities is ultimately an investment in our planet,” says Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson.

Speech by Helene Hellmark Knutsson at the Meeting of Nordic Higher Arts Educations

"In the Nordic countries, we share a belief in academic freedom and institutional autonomy. This is important to highlight and work for in times like these, when such fundamental values are threatened elsewhere."

25 years of fruitful Barents cooperation - Sweden to host conference with youth perspective

On 17-18 April, stakeholders from the Barents region will meet in Luleå to invigorate the youth perspective in the development of our societies and the future of the Barents region. Swedish Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Anna Ekström will host the conference, which will be arranged by the Swedish Chairmanship of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council in cooperation with Norrbotten County.

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