Swedish occupational therapists receive their training at eight universities:
- Göteborgs universitet
- Högskolan i Jönköping
- Karolinska Institutet
- Linköpings universitet
- Luleå tekniska universitet
- Lunds universitet
- Umeå universitet
- Örebro universitet
Annually, about 400 occupational therapists qualify. After three years of study, occupational therapists receive a Bachelor degree, but they may also choose to continue study at a master's and doctoral level.
Since 2007 the Bologna system is adopted at the Swedish universities and institutes of higher education. Read more about Bologna process here.
Twice a year The Swedish Association of Occupational Therapists organize meetings with the programme coordinators at the eight OT programmes, for discussions about strategical questions concerning the OT training.
Sveriges Arbetsterapeutstudenter, our student organisation, works with the development of and student influence on the OT education.