Our 20,000 students read courses and study programmes in Business, Health, Engineering and Education. We conduct research within all areas of education and have internationally outstanding research in future energy and embedded systems. Our close cooperation with the private and public sectors enables us at MDU to help people feel better and the earth to last longer. Mälardalen University is located on both sides of Lake Mälaren with campuses in Eskilstuna and Västerås.
A close link between education, research and collaboration is the starting point for all our activities. We offer a wide range of attractive professional programs, in medicine, psychology, law and engineering. Our vision is to be a prominent university for a knowledge-driven society.
Linnaeus University is located in Växjö and Kalmar and offers over 150 degree programmes and 1300 single-subject courses. Students can study different subjects within arts and humanities, health and life sciences, the social sciences, the natural sciences, technology, and business and economics. There are also a number of different contract educations, like the headmaster training and police education. Linnaeus University is a creative and international knowledge environment fostering curiosity, new ideas and an added value. We are working with competency development for professional with the life long learning. There are 33,000 registered students at Linnaeus University
Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is University West’s overarching profile and basic principle applied to learning, the exchange of ideas, and educational development. The government has assigned the distinguished task of developing WIL to University West. Work integrated learning in education and research develops new, relevant and advanced knowledge both within the academy and among its partners, which also benefits society in general. University West offers a wide variety of study programs, has a good number of applicants and our students show a high entry rate on the labor market. The main research fields at University West are work integrated learning, educational science and production technology and is conducted in collaboration with the surrounding society. Our campus is centrally located in Trollhättan with more than 11 000 students and about 600 employees.
The aim of the education and research at the University of Skövde is to help society meet today's and tomorrow's challenges. The work the work is permeated by our values profiling, excellence and consideration and the overall University theme Digitalization for sustainable development. We are now at the point where jobs are changing as the digital transformation is putting enormous pressure on our society. Together with our partners in business, and the public sector, the University of Skövde work strategically with skills-enhancing efforts towards employees in areas such as: technologies of the future, organizational development and leadership. For companies to stay competitive, professionals need the opportunity to learn more and learn new. Welcome to apply for a course with us at the University of Skövde.
Blekinge Institute of Technology, BTH, has a distinctive focus on the digitalisation of society and sustainability.
BTH’s task is to contribute to a more sustainable societal development through higher education, research and innovation. BTH conducts education and research in fields in which society has major needs.
Through international excellence, we contribute to digital and sustainable transformation. As an institute of technology, we have a responsibility and a unique opportunity to make our contribution to both regional and national competitiveness and to global sustainability.
External engagement with wider society and the private sector contribute to making us more attractive and ensuring that our education and research maintain high quality and relevance.
Luleå University of Technology experiences rapid growth with world-leading expertise within several research domains. Our research is carried out in close collaboration with companies such as Bosch, Ericsson, Scania, LKAB, SKF as well as with leading international universities and national and regional actors. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.9 billion per year. We currently have 1, 815 employees and 19, 155 students.
The School of Engineering at Jönköping University is one of the country's largest educators of university engineers. We collaborate with the business community regionally, nationally, and internationally to make education adapted to the needs of the market. Therefore, our educations include not only technical knowledge but also entrepreneurship, leadership, communication, sustainable development, and the opportunity to make international contacts during studies. The research at the School of Engineering focuses on knowledge-intensive product realization in collaboration with business community.
Karolinska Institutet is one of the world’s foremost medical universities. Our vision is to advance knowledge about life and strive towards better health for all. Karolinska Institutet accounts for over 40 per cent of the medical academic research conducted in Sweden and offers the country’s broadest range of education in medicine and health sciences. Since 1901 the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has selected the Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine. Karolinska Institutet Executive and Professional Education delivers competence development for municipalities, governments and businesses and works for development in healthcare and for a healthier society.
Halmstad University adds value, drives innovation and prepares people and society for the future. The University has from the start been characterised as forward-thinking and collaborative and offers popular and reality-based education programmes. The research is profiled within two focus areas: Health Innovation and Smart Cities and Communities. The School of Information Technology (ITE) is a strong research and education environment, with focus on smart technology and its applications. Students and researchers are working with everything from AI and information driven care to autonomous vehicles, social robotics and digital design.
SLU is a world-class international university with research, education and environmental assessment within the sciences for sustainable life. Its principal sites are in Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala, but activities are also conducted at research stations, experimental parks and educational establishments throughout Sweden. We bring together people who have different perspectives, but they all have one and the same goal: to create the best conditions for a sustainable, thriving and better world.
Karlstad University – we challenge the known and explore the unknown. Karlstad University is characterized by high-quality education and research in combination with active collaboration with the surrounding society. The university has approximately 19,000 students and 1,300 employees. Our students and staff develop knowledge and skills for individual enrichment and to contribute to a sustainable society. Our creative academic environments are characterised by curiosity, courage and persistence. By taking a critical approach, we safeguard the scholarly and artistic foundations of our operations. Karlstad University is characterised by welcoming proximity and trust. We always promote democratic values, equality and diversity. https://www.kau.se/en
A government mission to create open online education for climate change. Nine higher education institutions in collaboration to create a wide range of education in dialogue with relevant organizations in business and the surrounding society. The assignment is coordinated by Uppsala University. The aim is to enable shorter further education in relevant areas, such as engineering, science, procurement law, computer science and urban social planning etc. The courses developed are presented here.
Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg conducts research and education in technology and natural sciences at a high international level. The university has 3100 employees and 10,000 students, and offers education in engineering, science, shipping and architecture. With scientific excellence as a basis, Chalmers promotes knowledge and technical solutions for a sustainable world. Through global commitment and entrepreneurship, we foster an innovative spirit, in close collaboration with wider society. The EU’s biggest research initiative – the Graphene Flagship – is coordinated by Chalmers. We are also leading the development of a Swedish quantum computer. Chalmers was founded in 1829 and has the same motto today as it did then: Avancez – forward.
Lund University has Scandinavia’s largest range of education taught in English, and one of Sweden’s broadest ranges of study programmes in engineering, science, law, social science, economics and management, medicine, humanities, theology and the fine and performing arts. Lund University’s wide subject range and ability to collaborate across disciplinary boundaries gives us unique opportunities to create new solutions that improve people’s lives all over the world. As such, we have developed strong collaborations with public and private sectors as well as society at large. In this way, we tackle current problems and challenges, and make sure that the knowledge and research findings generated are put to good use. In addition to our, more than 270, study programmes, we offer skills and competence development courses in a variety of areas. Many of our more than 1,400 stand-alone courses are delivered digitally, without any physical meetings. We offer both free training in the form of stand-alone courses that you as a private individual can apply for and tailored commissioned education courses that your employer pays for. You can also sign up for our MOOCs, massive open online courses, which are open to anyone regardless of prior knowledge.
Umeå University is one of Sweden's largest universities with over 36,000 students and 4,000 employees. The university is home to a wide range of high-quality education programmes and world-class research in a number of fields. Umeå University was also where the revolutionary gene-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 was discovered that has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. At Umeå University, distances are short. The university's unified campus encourages academic meetings, an exchange of ideas and interdisciplinary co-operation, and promotes a dynamic and open culture in which students and staff rejoice in the success of others.
Uppsala University was founded in 1477 and is today a strong and broad research university which is ranked among the best in the world. Here you will find 50,000 students and close to 5,000 researchers. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in society. At the heart of this mission is the endeavor to advance sustainable development, engage with the wider community, and promote openness and respect. Our most important asset are all the individuals whose curiosity and commitment make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces.
KTH Royal Institute of Technology is Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world dedicated to advancing knowledge. Our educational programmes foster a new generation of engineers, architects, teachers and undergraduate engineers. We focus on research and education for a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. We assess the impact of our efforts in society and contribute with the intellectual resources of our students and researchers to create new approaches to some of the most critical challenges of our times.
In close collaboration with the business world and society, Linköping University (LiU) conducts world-leading, boundary-crossing research in fields including materials science, IT and hearing. In the same spirit, the university offers many innovative educational programmes, many of them with a clear vocational focus, leading to qualification as, for example, doctors, teachers, economists and engineers. LiU has 35,900 students and 4,300 employees on four campuses. Together we seek answers to the complex questions facing us today. Our students are among the most desirable in the labour market and international rankings consistently place LiU as a leading global university. LiU achieved university status in 1975 and innovation is our only tradition.
REEDEAM is a project where Luleå University of Technology, Mälardalen University and Örebro University, and industry will co-produce education for the business community’s climate transition. The project aims to strengthen cooperation between universities and industry by improving access to demand-driven competence development. REEDEAM also aims to establish long-term cooperation between the universities based on their scientific areas of expertise. A planned research school will provide the business community with greater access to doctoral competence and further strengthen the universities’ cooperation with the surrounding industry and society. Lessons learned, and experiences from the KK Foundation’s expert competence program are integrated to ensure efficiency and quality by creating a cohesive competence offering.