New grade conversions create better equivalence in admission to higher education18 October 2018
The opportunity to access higher education should be as equal as possible. To this end, the Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR) regularly reviews how foreign grades are compared to Swedish gra...
”Without my recognition statement from UHR, I would never have had this chance.”12 March 2018
Swedbank’s programme for foreign-born academics was the path to a dream job for Saadeh Joubi, an economist from Syria. Another key factor was the recognition statement he received from the Swedish Cou...
Increase in foreign qualifications recognised in Sweden5 February 2018
In 2017, approximately 25,000 people applied for an evaluation of their foreign qualifications by the Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR), an increase of 5.9% compared to 2016. Of those who app...