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  • Capital Stockholm
  • Official Languages Swedish
  • Population 9.6 million
  • International tertiary students 21,509 Source: UNESCO
  • Australian share (number) 692
  • Australian share (percentage) 3 percent

Sweden education market profile

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Swedish universities ramp up engineering while cutting less popular programsMIP subscribers only
Friday, October 31, 2014Updates | Higher education
Swedish universities will reduce the number of programs and individual courses for spring 2015 due to dwindling student enrolments. In contrast, programs such as engineering and technology will be boo ...
Swedish funding agency revises Australian scholarship loan sumsMIP subscribers only
Monday, June 30, 2014Updates | Higher education
CSN, the Swedish agency responsible for student financial aid, has reduced the total amount of loans available to Swedish students to study in Australia in 2014–15.
Growing trend of European universities courting English speakersMIP subscribers only
Friday, November 22, 2013Updates | ELICOS | Higher education
A growing number of European universities are teaching courses in English in an attempt to win students away from traditional English speaking markets.
Higher education agencies undergoing reorganisationMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, December 11, 2012Updates | Higher education | 12 December 2012
Three Swedish Government agencies responsible for higher education will cease operations at the end of this year, with the government creating two new agencies to take over their roles in 2013.
Agents survey positions Australia as a major playerMIP subscribers only
Thursday, November 15, 2012Updates | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | 28 November 2012
Austrade joined forces with English Australia and ACPET at this year’s ICEF Berlin Workshop, the world’s largest international education business-to-business networking event. The strong Australian pr ...

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