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Five things that make Uppsala a superb university city
Relaxing by the river in Uppsala. Photo: Niklas Lundengård / Destination Uppsala

Still wondering about the best place in Sweden to study? Ponder no more: Uppsala is just perfect, argues exchange student Marie Zafimehy.

Joy in Malmö as city gets its first university
Malmö Högskola's dean, Kerstin Tham, could not be happier. Photo: Emil Langvad/TT

Twenty year after its foundation, Malmö Högskola is about to become a fully fledged university.

US student wins three-year battle against Swedish college
Connie Askerbäck was surprised but delighted after winning the case. Photo: Private

An American mathematics student will have her fees refunded after winning her case against a Swedish university that offered sub-standard tuition.

Sweden's lost forest language gets international recognition
Älvdalen: No elves, but plenty of Elfdalian. Photo: Ulf Palm/TT

Elfdalian isn't the stuff of fantasy, it's a real language, and now the tongue has reached an important international benchmark.

Why Sweden's teachers have no time for their students
A Swedish classroom. Photo: Jessica Gow/TT

Teachers in Sweden are drowning in paperwork and have insufficient time to properly plan lessons, a new report suggests.

How immigration is putting Swedish schools to the test
A Swedish classroom. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT

What Sweden's already struggling schools are doing to cope with the challenge of record immigration.

Catalonia bus crash
Swedish student caught up in deadly Spanish bus crash
Emergency services at the scene on Sunday. Photo: AP/TT

UPDATED: At least one person from Sweden was on board a bus carrying foreign exchange students that crashed in north-eastern Spain, killing 14 people.

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