Swedish folk high school database

SND-ID: 2022-128-1.

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Erik Nylander - Linköping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning orcid

Research principal

Linköping University rorId


The Swedish folk high school database collects the catalogs of folk high schools between the years 1952-2019. The catalogs contain descriptions of the folk high school as a form of education as well as details of the courses offered by the schools. It is possible to search for subjects, words or phrases and also download the catalogs. The database is a valuable resource for, among others, researchers, folk high school teachers and principals.

Data contains personal data


Type of personal data

Names of persons


Method and outcome


Folk high school catalogues

Time Method

Time period(s) investigated

1952 – 2019

Data format / data structure

Data collection
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Administrative information
Topic and keywords

Research area

Education (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Educational sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)