Learn more about Schools - Education in Sweden
The majority of schools in Sweden are publicly financed and all children have the right to a free education.
In Sweden, schooling is compulsory for all children between the ages of 7 and 15. They then can choice to stay on for senior high school. Pre-school is offered from the age of 6. The school year begins in August and ends in early June. The majority of schools in Sweden are publicly financed and all children have the right to a free education. Sweden has many well-equipped day nursery schools (kindergartens) that are of a high standard. Both of the parents must work, study or be looking for a job, in order for their children to be eligible for nursery school. The child must be between 1 and 5 years of age and have a personal identity number. It is also quite common that children, aged between 6 and 12 years old, attend after-school care when the school is closed. If you have children who will be studying during your stay in Sweden, you may want to start researching schools before you arrive. One important step is to figure out which schools you like and check for vacancies early, as this may also determine which areas you should looking for housing.
An overview of the Swedish education system
Recognition of foreign education qualifications
Swedish University of Agricultural sciences