If you are considering or already conducting register-based research, here we provide examples of resources on courses, seminars and other training activities in Sweden, both at the doctoral and undergraduate level.

Use the University admissions portal to apply for independent courses and educational programs at Swedish universities and colleges. Relevant topics in register-based research are, for example, statistics, epidemiology and demography. Most courses are in Swedish quite a few some are offered in English as well.

The National Board of Health and Welfare  (link in Swedish), and Statistics Sweden (link in Swedish) arrange conferences and seminars  related to statistics and the use of register data for research.

The Swedish National Data Service (SND) arranges seminars, workshops, conferences, discussion forums and training events on, for example, data management, open access and laws and regulations.

The National Quality Registers (link in Swedish) at the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, Regional Register Centres (link in Swedish) and related stakeholders arrange courses and conferences on Swedish national quality registers from a healthcare and research perspective.

You can also find a useful step-by-step guide on registerforskning.se.


Published on 21 March 2018


Updated on 16 September 2019