Public and private primary schools

Children in Sweden attend primary school between the age of 6 and 16.


If you have questions regarding the public primary school, please contact Barn- och skolförvaltningen.

If you have specific questions regarding your child’s education it is easiest to speak directly with the school in question.

Private primary schools

Questions regarding the private primary schools can be answered by the schools themselves. An application to attend a private primary school is sent directly to the school.

Every student has the right to a place at the public schools. Yet if a student wishes to study at a different school, this is possibleonly if the school as a space available for the student. All services such as for example school transport will have to be paid privately.


Child and Education Department

Postal address: Box 41, 221 00 Lund
Visitors address: Stora Södergatan 47, Lund
Telephone (switchboard): 046-359 50 00