It’s great that you are interested in our courses!
Upper secondary adult education is for those who want an upper secondary certification. It is for those who wish to study entire course packages or individual courses, to raise or complement their grades to be able to apply for vocational study, university and college.
Study full-time or part-time, during the day or in the evening. Take one course at a time or several subjects at once. The format is suited for adults that can take independent responsibility for their own studying.
We have schools in several locations in Sweden
In Linköping, Stockholm, Södertälje, Hagfors and Ystad. Each school is only a few minutes’ walk from the nearest stop for train, bus, underground or commuter train.
How to apply
You can apply for upper secondary adult education if you are 20 years of age or older. You apply via your municipality’s web site. (Your municipality is the municipality in which you are registered.)
On the municipality’s web site, you will find all the information about upper secondary adult education, course listings, application form and dates for application. If you live near Competens’ schools, then you can reach your municipality’s web site using the following links.
In Stockholm, we offer upper secondary adult education in three schools, Högdalen, Liljeholmen and Vällingby.
You apply to all of them via Stockholm City’s web site »
Free course materials
Everybody should be able to afford to study! Our pupils receive free course materials on our teaching platform.
Consult our student and professional counsellors to help you choose the right courses at the right level to ensure that the pace of study is just right for you.
Financial support from CSN
Your studies with us entitle you to financial support from CSN. Apply for financial support on CSN’s web site here.
Best of luck with your studies!
This maths teacher started out as a pupil
Ronja recieved more than an education. She gained a place in Swedish society. Currently, Ronja and her pupils are making a film to teach others study techniques.