Örebro University offers many different opportunities for international
people looking to study or research in Sweden. Every year, we receive hundreds
of new students from around the world - each of them contribute to a
globally-conscious campus that offers a highly-rewarding, personal study
experience that helps you to find your future.
Örebro University has its roots in the higher education which was established in Örebro during the 1960s.
In 1977, Örebro University College was established through a merger of the Uppsala University branch in Örebro, the Preschool Teaching Seminary, the College of Physical Education and Sport Science, and the College of Social Sciences.
Örebro University was founded in 1999.
Örebro University currently ranks among the top 400 universities in the world according to Times Higher Education 2021.
For a few years now, we have also been included on the Shanghai ranking (ARWU) and most recently on the Leiden ranking. Close ties between teaching and learning, research and collaboration, are the mutual starting points for all activities.
We offer many attractive professional degree programmes in, among others, medicine, psychology, law and engineering.
The university has strong research within medicine, psychology, environmental science and computer science.
Örebro University’s research spans no less than 36 different subjects, across the humanities and social sciences, medicine and health, and science and technology fields.
Örebro University is second in Sweden in terms of having research related to the United Nation’s global sustainable development goals.
84 per cent graduate employability (national), roles within the fields of research and further study are often available to master’s graduates.
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities. They look at how often they're producing new ideas, what their reputation is around the world, and how much they're contributing to science and academic fields. After calculating and comparing these criteria, THE ranks the universities accordingly.
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator. They look at the number of award-winning (Fields Medals and Nobel Prize) scientists who are located there, how much of their research is cited and referenced around the world, and how much they've contributed to different academic fields. After calculating and comparing these criteria, ARWU ranks the universities accordingly.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world. They measure the rate of students going to their second year of studies, as well as the rate of students who graduate. It also asks university representatives on the performance of universities, and evaluates university resources, teacher salaries, graduation rates, student academic achievements and satisfaction. After calculating and comparing these criteria, U.S. News ranks the top international universities accordingly.