University of Boras

University of Boras

The University of Borås fosters learning, knowledge, and innovation of high quality in an international setting and with significant social relevance. We work together here--for the future and to make a difference!

Top reasons to study here

  • Nine out of 10 students from the University of Borås are employed within six months of graduation!
  • The university has a strong sustainability profile and all activities are based on Agenda 2030.
  • We were named Student City of the Year for Sweden 2020/2021!

Short Courses

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



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


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.


  • Our Career Services is the link between you, as a student, and the labour market. Career Services will offer a range of different activities to help you, as a student, when you enter the labour market.
  • 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.


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.

Read more about finding an accomodation here:

Library services

The University Library’s main users 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. The University Library at University of Borås is known to be one of the best libraries in Sweden.

ICT services

There are several computer rooms available for students on campus. There is also free wi-fi in all buildings belonging to the University of Borås.

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.

Our facilities are modern and well equipped for studies and research as well as relaxation. Here, you can easily find spaces for studying alone or with your study group, or having a traditional Swedish "fika" with your friends.

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. See more information about our student associations:


Student city of the year 2020/2021.


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