Swedish Educational System

About the Swedish educational system

The structure of the educational systems in Denmark and Sweden are very much alike – this also goes for the structure at university level. But you will find differences:

The structure of higher education in Sweden:

Level Degree Length Högskola points
Grund (Bachelor) Högskoleexamen 2 ar 120
Kandidatexamen 3 ar 180
Avanceret (Graduate) Magisterexamen 1 ar 60
Masterexamen 2 ar 120*
Forsker (PhD) Licentiatexamen 2 ar 120
Doktorsexamen 4 ar 240

*connected to education at PhD level
One week full time studies equals 1.5 points, one semster equals 30 points, and one year of studies equals 60 points. A three years education equals 180 points.

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