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Örebro University

History

  • 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.

Education

  • 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.

Research

  • 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.

Career

  • 84 per cent graduate employability (national), roles within the fields of research and further study are often available to master’s graduates.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
601 -200
2023
401
2022
401
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
701 -100
2022
601
2021
601
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
667 -20
2022
647
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.

Student services

  • Student Centre
  • International Office
  • Admissions Office
  • Housing Office

Housing services

  • On-campus accommodation – rooms with kitchenette and en-suite.
  • Approx. €350-€400/month.

Library services

  • The Main Library at Campus Örebro is a two-storey building and has many individual study spots, student computer workstations, and group study rooms. 
  • The library holds two copies of all obligatory course books used at the university. There is also a reference copy that can be taken out on day loan.

ICT services

  • On-site IT support with IT office that supports students with technical queries.

Medical services

  • Local healthcare centres and on-campus support services.

Campus life

  • Two campus locations, both located near the city centre. On-campus facilities include shops, restaurants and a student gym.

Sports facilities

  • Campus gym, numerous sporting activities and clubs, track and field facilities and sports courts and pitches.

Student clubs

  • Societies for arts and media, clubs and associations for faculties and international students. Students can join the Student Union and participation in campus activities.

  • AACSB
  • EMOS

Örebro, Örebro, Sweden

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