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Swedex: Swedish Examinations

Do you want to show your knowledge of Swedish? Swedex gives you this possibility!

Swedex is a unique, internationally viable Swedish language exam designed by Folkuniversitetet. Anyone whose mother tongue is not Swedish may take the exam, which relates to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, the European Council's level scale for language learning. From 2011 it is possible to take the exam at three levels: A2, B1 and B2. Swedex is approved by the government body the Swedish Institute and can be taken irrespective of how you have learnt Swedish.

Swedex tests knowledge that can be applied in practice within all kinds of language proficiency: speaking, reading, listening and writing. A Swedex certificate is a document of value that substantiates this proficiency and therefore opens the door both to a fairer assessment when recruiting and quality certification within many diverse activities.


  • is an international certificate of Swedish as a foreign language
  • is a language exam acknowledged by the Swedish Institute
  • is an EU project within the program SOCRATES (lingua II)
  • tests knowledge of the Swedish language that can be applied in practice
  • tests all kinds of language proficiency
  • relates to Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
  • is available at three levels: A2, B1 and B2
  • can be taken both in and outside Sweden, in 92 cities in 32 countries
  • is an independent test that can be taken irrespective of how you have learnt Swedish
  • About Swedex

    Read more about Swedex' validity, usage, examination regulations and level descriptions

  • Examination centres

  • Examination dates

    Upcoming examination dates, both in and outside Sweden

  • Mock exams

    Get to know the exam format and try your chances at managing Swedex. Here you can download mock exams for Swedex on level A2, B1 and B2

  • FAQ

    FAQ for those who want to take or arrange Swedex

  • Contact Swedex

    Do you have a question regarding Swedex? Don't hesitate to contact us by using the form below. We will answer all questions as soon as possible.