Regulation (2012:811) With Instruction For The Swedish Council For Higher Education

Original Language Title: Förordning (2012:811) med instruktion för Universitets- och högskolerådet

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section 1 of the higher education Council is responsible for tasks in

terms of service, coordination, promotion and development

activities as well as international cooperation and mobility within

the field of education.

External relations

2 § the museums are responsible for on behalf of the University

and high schools covered by the higher education Act (1992:1424) or

of individual training providers who are authorised to issue

examinations under the Act (1993:792) for permission to issue certain


1. assist in the admission of students and be responsible for a

coordinated admissions process, and

2. provide service and afford in terms of study administration


paragraph 3 of article 2 of the Agency may, in addition to perform missions within the framework of the

their duties, if the cost of such missions can be covered

of existing resources or compensation from the principal.

Evaluation of foreign education

4 § the museums shall be responsible for the assessment of foreign

education at secondary and tertiary level

1. According to what the Government decides, in particular, and

2. for the purposes of Sweden of the European directives and

conventions on the recognition of foreign education.

§ 5/expires U: 2016-04-15/

The authority shall be the competent authority for the architectural profession

According to European Parliament and Council Directive 2005/36/EC of the

on 7 september 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications,

as last amended by Commission Regulation (EU) no 623/2012,

and be point of contact provided for in article 57 of that directive.

§ 5/entry into force: 04/15/2016

The Agency performs the tasks arising from the Regulation (2016:157) on the recognition of professional qualifications.

Regulation (2016:186).

International cooperation and mobility

section 6 of the Agency is the Swedish National Agency for the EU

program and other international programmes within

education as the Government decides on a case-by-case basis.

7 § the museums shall administer the programmes referred to in paragraph 6 of

and decide on the participation and contributions in respect of those programs.

8 § the museums shall

1. administering international exchange service for

employees in the State, and

2. organise training for participation in competitions

work within the EU institutions.

9 § the museums shall be a National Centre for the Europass

According to European Parliament and Council decision No 2241/2004/EC of the

on 15 december 2004 on a single Community framework for

transparency of qualifications and competences (Europass).


10 § the museums shall inform about

1. higher education in order that individuals should be able to

make informed choices in respect of such training,

2. the programs which authority is responsible for and other EU

programmes in the field of education and training than those referred to in paragraph 6,

3. foreign post-secondary courses, and

4. International Exchange service for employees of the State

and Nordic Exchange service under the Regulation (1980:848)

If an Exchange service in the other Nordic countries.

Monitoring and analysis

11 § the museums shall be responsible for monitoring and analysis of

issues within the Agency's area of activity.

Promotion details

12 § the museums shall

1. stimulate interest in higher education, and

2. promote widening participation to higher education.

13 § the museums shall combat discrimination within the University

and in other ways promote equal rights and opportunities

regardless of gender, transgender identity or expression,

ethnicity, religion or other belief,

disability, sexual orientation or age.

Regulation (2014:965).

Conduct of work

section 14 of the authority shall integrate a gender perspective in

their activities.


section 15 Authority is headed by a Board of Directors.

section 16 of the Board of Directors shall consist of not more than nine members. In the Board of Directors

should students be represented.

Positions and assignments

section 17 the Director General is the head of Government.

Staff disciplinary board

section 18 at the Agency, there shall be a staff disciplinary board.

Applicability of certain regulations

19 § the museums shall apply the staff representatives Ordinance

(1987:1101) and internal audit regulation (2006:1228).


section 20 authority may charge fees for such goods and

services referred to in paragraph 4(1) the fees regulation

(1992:191) without the restriction laid down in the second subparagraph

the same clause.


paragraph 21 of the decision of the Agency in respect of participation in the program and

distribution of grants may not be appealed.