Category: Universities in Sweden

Chalmers University of Technology

Chalmers University of Technology (Swedish: Chalmers tekniska högskola, often shortened to Chalmers) is a Swedish university located in Gothenburg that focuses on research and education in technology, natural science, architecture, maritime and other management areas.[2] History The University was founded in 1829 following a donation by William Chalmers, a director of the Swedish East India Company. He donated part of his fortune for the establishment of an “industrial school”. Chalmers…

Gävle University College

Gävle University College ( Swedish : Gävle University ) is a university college ( University ) located in Gävle , Sweden . [2] It uses the name “University of Gavle” in English, although it is officially a ‘University College’. The university was established in 1977 and is Currently organized into three academies and nine departments. [3] [4] The university offers around 45 masters- and bachelor’s degrees and 800 courses in…

College of Arts

Konstfack, or University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, is a university college for higher education in the area of art, crafts and design in Stockholm, Sweden.[2] History Konstfack has had several different names since it was founded in 1844 by the ethnologist and artist Nils Månsson Mandelgren as a part-time art school for artisans, under the name “Söndags-Rit-skola för Handtverkare” (“Sunday Drawing School for Artisans”). The school was taken…

Royal Institute of Art

The Royal Institute of Art (Swedish: Kungliga Konsthögskolan) is an institution in Stockholm, Sweden for higher education in art,[1] founded in 1735. The school was part of the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts, until 1978 when it was made independent. It is under the supervision of the Ministry of Education and Research. See also College of Arts Valand School of Fine Arts Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå References Jump up^…

Royal College of Music, Stockholm

The Royal College of Music, Stockholm (Swedish Kungliga Musikhögskolan i Stockholm) is the oldest institution of higher education in music in Sweden, founded in 1771 as the conservatory of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music. The conservatory was made independent of the Academy in 1971. Notable alumni Composers Anton Jörgen Andersen Ludwig Göransson Natanael Berg Viking Dahl (also a notable painter and author) Gunnar de Frumerie (also a notable pianist)…

Södertörn University

Södertörn University [2] ( Swedish : Södertörn University , abbreviated as SH) is a public university ( college ) located in Flemingsberg , Which is located in Huddinge Municipality , and the larger area called Södertörn , in Stockholm County , Sweden. [3] In 2013, it had about 13,000 full-time students. The campus area ( University Campus ) in Flemingsberg hosts the main campus of SH Several departments of the…

Stockholm University of the Arts

Stockholm University of the Arts (Stockholm University of the Arts) is a public university college created 1 January 2014 by joining the School of Dance and Circus , the University College of Opera , and the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts . This is the result of the ministerial committee directive issued in 2012. [1] The three institutions the remain autonomous with regards to undergraduate studies, but the amalgamation intends…

Swedish Defence University

The Swedish Defence University ( Swedish : Swedish National Defence College ) is situated on Queen Christina path 37 in Ostermalm , Stockholm City Centre , next to the campus of the Royal Institute of Technology . History Today’s Swedish Defence University marks the latest development in a long line of military education tradition. The Higher Artillery College in Marieberg was established in Stockholm in the 19th century. The Swedish…

University of Skövde

The University of Skövde ( Swedish : University of Skövde ) is a university ( “University” ) in Skovde , Sweden . [1] It has Approximately 11,000 students. Lecturers and other educational staff number 414, with Approximately 137 persons in management as of August 2013. The university is structured into five schools: [2] The School of Bioscience The School of Business The School of Health and Education The School of…

Kristianstad University

The Kristianstad University ( Swedish : Kristianstad University ) is a University College ( University ) in Kristianstad , Sweden . [1] Established in 1977, Kristianstad University is one of the newest Swedish institutions of higher education. However, higher education in the region is much older. Teacher education can be traced back to 1835. A training course for nurses was started in 1893. Technical education was established in 1912. In…