With universities dating back to the fifteenth century, Sweden has a long history of excellence in higher education, with particular strengths in Medicine and other subjects. Its title as the home of the Nobel Prize, with 32 winners, shows a focus on creativity and free-thinking pays off.
We’ve collected the latest rankings data to highlight the top universities Sweden has to offer.
|University||THE 2021||QS 2021||ARWU 2020|
|University of Gothenburg||=191||202||101-150|
|Chalmers University of Technology||201-250||139||301-400|
|KTH Royal Institute of Technology||201-250||98||201-300|
|Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences||351-400||-||301-400|
|Information in this table is based on the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings, QS World University Rankings and Academic Ranking of World Universities. Visit their websites for more information.|
One of the most appealing qualities of PhD study in Sweden is the lack of fees. Most doctoral programmes charge no tuition, even for international students. Additionally, many of Sweden’s universities consistently rank well against other those elsewhere in Europe and beyond, with five in the Times Higher Education world top 200.
To find out more about how you can use university rankings to chose the right university for you, check out our guide to PhD rankings.
Last updated - 29/03/21