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
Lotta Edholm Minister for Schools

News from Ministry of Education and Research

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority to conduct case studies on academic freedom

    The Government has instructed the Swedish Higher Education Authority to conduct case studies on academic freedom. The aim is to provide an in-depth understanding of the work of universities and higher education institutions in promoting and protecting academic freedom and a culture that allows the free pursuit and dissemination of knowledge.

  • New ministers at the Ministry of Education and Research

    Minister for Education Mats Persson and Minister for Schools Lotta Edholm.
    Minister for Education Mats Persson and Minister for Schools Lotta Edholm. Photo: Ellen Pileblad/Governments offices

    Today, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson presented the Statement of Government Policy in the Riksdag and announced the ministers that make up the Government. Mats Persson is Minister for Education and head of ministry. Lotta Edholm is Minister for Schools.

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