From left: Lilli Auginski, Linn Svärd, Zeynep Erdal, Kerstin Tham, Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh, Matin Farzad (photographer: Fredrik Johansson)

Student city of the year

The Swedish National Union of Students (SFS) awards the Student City of the Year award every year to a city that excels in its work to create a good study and living environment for students.

The application for Student City of the Year 2023 is open between 1 and 30 September 2022. More info here.

Previous winner of Student City of the Year

2021/2022 No winner
2020/2021 Borås
2019/2020 Halmstad
2018/2019 Östersund
2017/2018 Gävle
2016/2017 Linköping
2015/2016 Uppsala
2014/2015 Trollhättan
2013/2014 Norrköping
2012/2013 Eskilstuna & Västerås

In 2011/2012, SFS took a break from awarding the prize to evaluate and renew the nomination process.

2010/2011 Örebro
2009/2010 Karlstad
2008/2009 Skövde
2007/2008: Gotland
2006: Umeå
2005: The Blekinge region 
2003: Luleå 
2001: Växjö
2000: Sundsvall
1999: Linköping