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Folkuniversitetet (FU) is a national Adult Education Association which offers a wide range of VET and adult education training courses throughout Sweden and in several European countries. FU was registered in 1954 and is nowadays a leading organisation in Sweden in Adult Education and Lifelong learning. Through the cooperation with other FU offices in Sweden, FU-Uppsala has a national coverage.

FU-Uppsala has a long tradition of successfully introducing new teaching methods into adult education including the latest developments in ICT. FU-Uppsala offers both formal and non-formal education for public authorities, enterprises and individuals. FU organizes specific training programs and/or training courses for various disadvantaged target groups such as unemployed, low-skilled, immigrants, people with physical and mental disabilities and youth drop-outs. The organisation is focused on the development of interventions that addresses social issues for various disadvantaged target groups in order to promote social/labour market inclusion. Totally we organise and implement above 67000 hours of formal and non-formal training for disadvantaged groups per year.