Regulation (2015:152) With Instruction For The Swedish Institute

Original Language Title: Förordning (2015:152) med instruktion för Svenska institutet

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section 1 of the Swedish Institute's mission is to disseminate

information and knowledge about Sweden and the Swedish language in the

the rest of the world and to promote collaboration and long-term relationships with

other countries in the fields of culture, education and research

and democracy, as well as society in General. The Authority's

activities aimed at increasing international interest and

confidence in Sweden, increase collaboration in Sweden's immediate environs

and promoting a democratic, just and sustainable global


2 § the museums shall, in particular,

1. track, analyze and promote Sweden image abroad,

2. support the teaching of Swedish at the college level in other

countries and be responsible for the overall coordination of the

State aid for language training abroad for

non-Swedish nationals,

3. to inform about and promote the Swedish higher education in

other countries,

4. in the biståndsfinansierade areas of activities contribute

to comply with the Government's development policy objectives,

including democracy, increased respect for human rights

and enhanced rule of law, and to promote a broad cultural cooperation

and within the framework of this activity, manage state

scholarships and grants to promote international exchange

as well as supporting the exchange of experience and transfer of knowledge to

researchers, students at higher levels, senior management

and experts in the areas in which Sweden has a special

expertise, and

5. within the framework of the Baltic Sea cooperation, including

Russia's cooperation, develop Sweden's relations with

The Baltic Sea region.

section 3 authority may carry out within their field of activity

Mission and providing goods and services.

4 § the museums shall, within its area of operations to integrate a

gender perspective as well as an environmental and

sustainability perspective.


5 § the museums shall

1. carry out its activities in close cooperation with the relevant

Governments, companies and other organisations, as well as support the

Swedish judiciary in their efforts to promote

Sweden abroad

2. in close cooperation with government offices

(The State Department) to implement and finance

training and skills initiatives for employees

with Sweden promotion tasks at

judiciary, and

3. cooperate with the judiciary and other actors with

to track and manage relationships and network with

students, researchers, policy makers and opinion leaders who

resided in Sweden. These questions should be consulted

universities and colleges, as their activities are concerned.

Financial aid donations

section 6 grants and other financial assistance may, subject to availability

on the average, be left to the individual and collaborative partners in the

the Agency's area of activity.

Article 7 in the framework of international assistance may support only

be provided for actions which are classified as

development cooperation and to countries that are defined as

developing countries, in accordance with guidelines from the

The Organization for economic cooperation and development (OECD)

and its development assistance Committee DAC.


section 8 Authority is headed by a head of Government.

§ 9 at the Agency, there shall be an Advisory Council consisting

of not more than nine members.


section 10 to the Agency hears it Swedish Cultural Centre in Paris

a unit within the Agency. Through this device, the authority shall

increase interest and confidence in Sweden and Swedish culture

and promote exchanges between Sweden and France in

the Agency's area of activity. The unit is housed

Tessinsamlingarna, managed by the National Museum with Prince

Eugen's Waldemarsudde. National Museum with Prince Eugen

Waldemarsudde and Swedish Institute consults on display of


The head of

section 11 of the Director-General is the head of Government.

Staff disciplinary board

section 12 at the Agency, there shall be a

staff disciplinary board.

Applicability of certain regulations

13 § the museums shall apply the staff representatives Ordinance



section 14 of the Agency may collect charges for activities under

paragraph 3, and may determine the fees.


section 15 of the Agency's decisions on the allocation of grants

or other financial assistance may not be appealed.