In English


(Föreningen för pedagogisk Utveckling I Svenska Museer)

The Swedish Society for Museum Education is a voluntary body, established in 1971. Membership is open to all who are concerned with museum education in Sweden.

The aims of the society are:

  • to promote contacts between colleagues in museum education both in Sweden and internationally
  • to increase public awareness of museum education
  • to improve the status of museum education

To achieve these aims the society:

  • organizes an annual seminar where focus is on pedagogics
  • organizes an annual conference on a topical subject
  • hands out an annual prize for best pedagogical project in a Swedish museum
  • Arranges a seminar at the spring conference held by Swedish Museum Association
  • holds regional meetings
  • maintains contacts with the government and regional authorities
  • is active in forming public opinion

For further information, please contact the Society’s chair, under the title Ordförande at