Are you new to the Swedish academic system? Do you have questions or thoughts around assessment of qualifications or perhaps about how research and higher education are governed in Sweden? You can learn more about this type of issues and many others in "A Beginner´s Guide to Swedish Academia".

Young Academy of Sweden have aimed the guide at those wanting a quick overview. The guide describes in general terms how the academic system works in Sweden. Researchers from a number of different universities and backgrounds have contributed to the contents.

The guide contains a little over 50 pages, with headings such as:

  • Carrying out research projects
  • Social security
  • Living in Sweden with children
  • PhD student supervision
  • Tenured and tenure-track academic positions
  • Teaching load.