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University of Boras

The University of Borås fosters learning, knowledge, and innovation of high quality in an international setting and with significant social relevance.

Top reasons to study here

  • Science Park Borås is also a part of the university; it is a national leader when it comes to sustainability and consumption.
  • We work together here--for the future and to make a difference!
  • We have many exciting research and education environments within several different areas

Short Courses

Computer Science & IT (3)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

About

Education

The university offers courses and study programmes within the areas of:

  • Library and Information Science
  • Behavioural and Education Sciences
  • Business and Informatics
  • Engineering
  • Fashion and Textile Studies
  • Health Sciences

Research

We have many exciting research and education environments within several different areas that have access to unique equipment. Many of the university's research projects and courses are closely tied to the objectives of Agenda 2030.

Career

  • To help you as a student make good contacts within the business community, the university runs, among other things, a service known as “Företag söker dig” (Companies looking for you). 
  • You can find job advertisements aimed at students from both local and national companies with offers of degree project jobs, summer jobs, internships, or employment after you have completed your studies.

Services

Student services

The University of Borås can offer you help and support in study related matters.

  • The Student Ombudsman can help you if you feel that you have been subject to unacceptable behaviour by the university staff or other students.
  • The Study Counsellors can give you advice on the different courses that the University of Borås as well as other universities in Sweden have to offer.

Housing services

The University of Borås does not have a campus with student housing, which means that all students are responsible for booking their own accommodation. However, the International Office cooperates with the local housing agency in Borås and can assist admitted exchange students with how to find a place to stay.

Library services

The library's main target groups are the university's students, researchers and staff. Some of the library's services are also offered to other libraries, students from other universities and the public

Medical services

The Student Health Care which includes social counsellors and a nurse.

Student Life

Campus life

Centrally located and only ten minutes from the main train and bus station in Borås, the campus of the University of Borås is the clear heart of student life in Borås. You will find everything you need right here on campus! In addition to lecture halls, we have one of Sweden's best libraries, as well as restaurants, cafés, and a student bookstore.

Student clubs

  • The Student Union works to ensure that you as a student have the best possible experience at the university. Through events, social activities, and staying informed about the university’s educational programmes, the Student Union helps you in both in your studies and leisure time.
  • At the University of Borås, there are several independent associations, organisations, and clubs for those who want to get involved or to meet like-minded people and just have fun.

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