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Luleå is a centre of learning with a high educational standard from pre-school to adult education.


Preschool is an educational activity for children aged 1-5 years whose parents work, study, are on parental leave or actively looking for work. The preschool employs preschool teachers and childminders who are tasked with promoting children's learning based on the goals and guidelines set out in the preschool curriculum and in the Education Act. Preschool is the first step in the Swedish education system.

All pre-schools work consciously with developing quality within their unit.

Primary school

In Sweden, we have compulsory schooling that includes preschool class and the nine-year primary school. The compulsory school education in Luleå municipality can also be completed in the compulsory special school.

All schools work consciously with developing quality within their unit. We have a well-organized culture school with a high profile.

Upper Secondary School

Luleå gymnasieby in the center of Luleå extends over four blocks and forms a campus called Luleå high school village. Luleå Gymnasieskola has just over 2,400 students. As a student, you can choose from a large range of educations with competent teachers, modern equipment and pleasant facilities.

Upper Secondary School students are offered a wide variety of programmes in a creative environment.

Adult education

The adult education of Luleå offers an education adapted to the student’s needs and wishes.


In Luleå you will also find Luleå University of Technology, Scandinavia’s northernmost university of technology, with world-class research and education.

This page was last updated 10 March 2023