Reports and statistics
The number of applications:
|Year||Upper-secondary edaucation||Post-secondary vocational education||Higher education||Total|
|2016||12 209||3 456||11 707||27 372|
|2015||10 230||2 719||9 835||22 874|
|2014||8 363||1 909||7 729||18 001|
Top 5 countries (where the applicants education are from):
|Upper-secondary education||Post-secondary vocational education||Higher education|
The average waiting period to get a recognition statement is approximately 6 months for higher education, 4 months for post-secondary vocational education and 3 months for upper-secondary education.
Report: Effects of the statement on foreign higher education qualifications
A study by UHR has shown that evaluations of foreign higher educational qualifications help foreign graduates to find work more quickly. Nine per cent more are in work after one year if they have a statement. Eleven per cent more are in employment after three years. Read more about UHR’s study.
Short version of the report
The brochure, “One step on the road to the labour market” contains an abridged version of the report on the effects of the statement. It also contains a description of how the evaluation process takes place.
Both the report and the brochure can be ordered via UHR’s publications store (only in Swedish)