About the Swedish Council for Higher Education

The Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR) is a Swedish government agency with many different tasks in the education sector. It has 260 employees who are located in Stockholm and Visby.

Vision and mission statement

UHR’s vision is education, exchange and advancement – for everyone who wants to go further.

Our mission statement is to meet the needs of individuals, the education sector, government agencies and organisations with:

  • support in the selection of educational opportunities and entering the job market
  • development through international cooperation