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