Ministry of Education and Research

The Ministry of Education and Research is responsible for the Government’s education and research policies. The Ministry works on issues including school performance, conditions for teachers and study financing.

Responsible ministers

Mats Persson
Mats Persson Minister for Education
Lotta Edholm Minister for Schools

News from Ministry of Education and Research

  • Mats Persson and Lotta Edholm visit London

    On 26–27 September, Minister for Education Mats Persson and Minister for Schools Lotta Edholm will visit London, where they will meet with their British counterparts. The visit is an opportunity for Sweden and the United Kingdom to exchange knowledge about education issues and strengthen relations between the two countries.

  • Sweden and the United States strengthen energy research cooperation

    A photo of Mats Persson and  Asmeret Asefaw Berhe
    Mats Persson, Minister for Education and Dr Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, Director of the Office of Science for the US Department of Energy. Photo: Margareta Stridh/Swedish Government Offices

    Research and innovation promote progress in the energy sector. Minister for Education Mats Persson today signed an implementation agreement for energy research cooperation with the United States. The agreement was signed in the Reactor Hall at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, where research reactor R1 – Sweden’s first nuclear reactor – contributed to research between 1954 and 1970.

  • Conference in Lund to focus on potential of research data

    Raquel Yotti, Mats Persson och Signe Ratso.
    Raquel Yotti, General Secretary for Research, Spain, Mats Persson, Minister for Education and Signe Ratso, Deputy Director-General - DG Research and Innovation. Photo: Margareta Stridh/Government Offices

    On 19–20 June, the Swedish Presidency will host a conference together with the Swedish Research Council and Vinnova on research data, and how research infrastructure provides new possibilities and benefits for society.

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