Swedish higher education 'best in Europe'

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22 May 2014

Sweden is the top provider of higher education in Europe, second only to the U.S. in the world, a global study has found for the third year running.

Sweden's higher education system was also ranked best in the world, when each country’s level of economic development was taken into account.*

The ranking of the 50 countries worldwide was done by Universitas 21, a global network of leading research universities. Lund University is currently the only Swedish member university.

More information on the study can be found here.

*GDP Adjusted Ranking Results:
In this new auxiliary ranking, countries are scored on how they perform on each of the 24 measures, relative to countries at similar stages of economic development as measured by GDP per capita (using purchasing power parity exchange rates).

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