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If your ancestor was educated in a Swedish university, he may have been recorded in the matriculation records of that university. Some of these records have been published, notably for the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. These records may contain valuable information about your ancestor, such as name, age, hometown, and date of enrollment or graduation. Sometimes they contain biographical information, including names of parents, spouse, and children.

Public Schools Pre - 1919

Central School Board 1919 - 1991

The Central School Board (Skolöverstyrelsen, SÖ) existed from 1919 to 1991 and had responsibility for school and adult education in Sweden and periodically for vocational training as well. There are 86 archival catalogs. For further reading see Central School Board Archives


Available Records through FamilySearch

The Family History Library has collected some school records. These records are listed in the FamilySearch Catalog under:

SWEDEN - SCHOOLS

SWEDEN, [COUNTY] - SCHOOLS

SWEDEN, [COUNTY], [CITY] - SCHOOLS


 

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