Standards for school and university

Wherever you are, you are surrounded by standards. Using your mobile phone, driving a car, cooking food, watching a film, taking a photo – almost whatever you do depends on standards to function. Life would be quite difficult without them. This is the sort of thing the Swedish Institute for Standards does. In collaboration with companies and organizations in Sweden and elsewhere, we work constantly to simplify, improve, assure the quality of and create joint standards.


As a student, epecially if studying technology, you often come across standards. For those who may be interested in knowing more about standards and standardization, we have compiled some data that may help. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions

Standards for students

Schools and universities can easily access the standards required in the educational sphere. For example, we can offer standards online via our new ‘Read only’ concept, or in paper form if preferable. Get in touch, so we can jointly come up with the solution that best meets your requirements.

Contact our customer desk at +46 (0)8-555 523 10 or via email at Remember to name the standards or publications you are interested in. Our prices for schools and universities are discounted.

Course literature and teaching aids

If you write textbooks and are planning to write about standards or standardization we can assist with background material and in choosing examples you can use in your work. 

Contact SIS for more information

Guest speaker from SIS

Standards affect almost every area of activity. Whatever the educational focus, it is important to understand the role standards play in our modern, globalized society. We offer talks for students about the key role played by standards and standardization, as well as presenting a picture of the actual standardization process in relation to specific areas of interest.

Talks on standards

Time: 2 hours

Example of content: What is a standard? This is how standards are developed. Principles of standardization. Common and not-so-common standards that make the world work. 
No of participants: minimum of 15                  

Cost: The presentation is free (but we charge travel expenses and travel time).