Postgraduate training is at the highest level of the education system. Studies are carried out within the research programmes of the different departments. The subject range is immensely broad, ranging from basic to applied and industry-related research.
Two degrees at different levels of research are awarded at the Faculty of Science and Technology: Doctor of Philosophy in Science and Licentiate of Science.
See PhD studies for more information.
Swedish IndustrySweden has a broad transportation equipment sector, including cars, trucks and buses, aircraft, trains as well as marine and aircraft engines.
Sweden is also a European leader in space research. Volvo, Saab and Scania dominate final vehicle assembly.Mechanical engineering is dominated by such international companies as ABB (power and automation equipment), Atlas Copco (mining and construction equipment), Electrolux (appliances), Tetra Laval (liquid food packaging and dairy equipment).
Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology are the second fastest-growing industrial sector in Sweden, dominated by AstraZeneca, in particular.
Ericsson dominates the telecommunications and IT sector. Sweden is also Europe's mining country number one, besides Russia.