Universities in Sweden

Higher Education in Sweden

2021 Ranking of Swedish Universities

What are the most popular Universities in Sweden? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Swedish University Ranking of 39 Swedish higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Swedish higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 39 Universities in Sweden

2021 Sub-rankings by counties

The Kingdom of Sweden is divided into 21 counties (Swedish: län), which are further subdivided into municipalities (Swedish: kommuner). The larger number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in Stockholm County, which hosts the largest and capital city of Stockholm. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into account all counties which include at least 2 Swedish higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Skane County (4)   Stockholm County (14)  
Uppsala County (3)   Vastra Gotaland County (5)  

Swedish University lists

Other Swedish University lists: