Address: Bergsbrunnagatan 1, 753 23 Uppsala, Sweden

Phone Number: +46 18 68 00 00




Contact Person: Anastasiia Tsaruk

Summary of the partner

Folkuniversitetet (FU) is a national Adult Education Association which offers a wide range of VET and adult education training courses throughout Sweden and in several European countries. FU Uppsala has around 120 permanent employees including administrative staff and teachers. Around 300 employees are working on freelance bases. 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 and Lifelong learning.

Specific expertise and social context:

FU-Uppsala has a long tradition of successfully introducing new teaching methods into adult education including the latest developments in ICT. FU-Uppsala offers both formal and non-formal education for public authorities, enterprises and individuals. FU organizes specific training programs and/or training courses for various disadvantaged target groups such as unemployed, low-skilled, immigrants, refugees, people with physical and mental disabilities, youth drop-outs and NEETS. The organisation is focused on the development of interventions that addresses social issues for various disadvantaged target groups in order to promote social/labour market inclusion. Totally, we organize and implement above 67000 hours of formal and non-formal training for various groups per year with a main focus in youth.

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