http://www.svensktnaringsliv.se/template/ver1-0/img/svensktnaringsliv-logotyp.pngForeign higher education institutions have difficulty entering the Swedish market to establish branch campuses. This should get policy-makers to rethink and concentrate on simplifying the regulatory framework involved, pursuing active marketing, and implementing coordinated efforts for this. Thus argue, Tobias Krantz, Head of Education, Research and Innovation at the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise, and Maria Rankka CEO of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.
World class higher education and research are critical to a Sweden that must remain an attractive country for entrepreneurship, investment, jobs, and welfare – now and in coming years. Demands in the global economy continually sharpen. Opening Swedish higher education to new influences, to change, and to allow new participants in the market is essential for the country to improve quality and strengthen competitiveness. More...