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Karlstads universitet erbjuder utbildning inom områdena humaniora, ekonomi, samhällsvetenskap, naturvetenskap, teknik, hälsa och vård samt lärarutbildning. De allra flesta är samlade under ett tak i en modern och inspirerande miljö - där det är nära mellan människor.
Karlstad University is a young, modern university offering attractive courses and strong, top quality research environments. The university offers academic excellence and human warmth in an environment which provides scope for leaning, critical review and lively discussions.
Its ambition is to challenge the established views and research the unknown.
Inspiring study environment
Karlstad University offers training in the fields of humanities, economics, social sciences, natural sciences, technology, health and care, and teacher training. Most of these are collected under one roof in a modern, inspiring environment - where people are all close together.
Research at Karlstad University forms an important basis for basic education. Research takes place into traditional academic subjects and into multi-scientific fields based on the needs of society. Some of our strengths lie in research into service quality, IT security, paper coating, tool steel, regional development and the significance of the gender perspective in family and work.
Karlstad University maintains contact with more than 150 universities all over the world and cooperates on a range of programmes and networks which offer studies abroad.
The exchange programmes which the various universities have agreed on provide the option for students to study in the USA, India, New Zealand, South Africa and various locations in Europe.
At Karlstad University, cooperation is a natural part of both education and research. This is demonstrated in a range of different ways, including in the degree work which students do on behalf of companies. Everyone's a winner! Companies and organisations can also book our researchers to resolve specific problems or carry out evaluations or other types of task.
Karlstad University wants to contribute towards growth and development throughout the region, while at the same time acting as the region's link to international scientific society. More innovations are reaching out into society, and more research results are becoming commercial successes. The aim is clear – to become one of the best universities in Europe as regards cooperation.
Karlstad University also offers custom assignment training – skills development for employees in trade and industry and the public sector. Assignment training is a college-level course where the scope, content and form of the course is adapted to suit the wished of the client. Karlstads universitets uppdrags AB has more than 250 clients and every year implements more than 70 assignments and assignment training courses. We operate at local, regional, national and international level.