Students in Stockholm. Photo Niklas Björling
Students in Stockholm. Photo Niklas Björling

The results of the second selection for admission to higher education programmes beginning in the autumn across the whole of Sweden have been published on the Swedish national admissions site, www.antagning.se. In total, 246,665 people have been admitted to at least one study course or programme. Compared to last year, this is an increase of three percent or 7,280 people - the number of admissions at the second selection for the autumn term 2018 was 239,385.

Increase in the number of applicants throughout the country

The number of eligible applicants for autumn 2019 is 357,567, compared with 353,827 for the 2018 autumn term. This is an increase of one percent or 3,740 applicants.