Folkuni Uppsala

Folkuniversitetet is a national Education Association which offers a wide range of school and VET education training courses throughout Sweden and in several European countries. Folkuniversitetet in Uppsala has around 120 permanent employees including administrative staff and teacher and around 300 employees are working on freelance basis. Through the cooperation with other FU offices in Sweden, FU-Uppsala has a national coverage. FU was registered in 1954 and is nowadays a leading organisation in Sweden in Adult Education, Lifelong learning and Integration of Immigrants. Further, Folkuniversitetet administrate 17 schools around Sweden. The organization is focused on the development of interventions that addresses social issues for various disadvantaged target groups in order to promote social/labour market inclusion. Folkuniversitetet and our International department has successfully initiated and completed more than 50 different EU projects in vocational, school and adult education, integration policy and Youth empowerment.