Education for the future
The University is known for its popular and reality-based programmes and small student groups. Today, the University has around 11,000 students (approximately 5,200 full-time students) and offers around 50 programmes and over 130 courses within several subject fields.
Education at Halmstad University
Research for innovation
The research is internationally renowned and is carried out in close collaboration with players outside the University. A lot of the research is also done within the University. The University is – as one of five universities in Sweden – appointed a so-called KK environment by the Knowledge Foundation.
Research at Halmstad University
Collaboration for development
The University actively participates in social development through collaboration with both industry and the public sector. The University’s programmes are repeatedly ranked among the best in the country in collaborating with employers. In Confederation of Swedish Enterprise’s latest survey, the Pre-school Teacher Education was named the best in the country and three of the top ten educations, in all categories, were at the University.
Collaboration at Halmstad University
Four Schools and five research environments
Today, the University has around 600 employees. There are 54 Professors and 81 doctoral students.
Halmstad University is organised in four Schools:
School of Business, Innovation and Sustainability
School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences
School of Health and Welfare
School of Information Technology
The research is organised in five research environments:
Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Learning research (CIEL)
Rydberg Laboratory for Applied Sciences (RLAS)
Center for Research on Education and Learning, Culture and Society (CLKS)
Center for Research on Welfare, Health and Sport (CVHI)
Halmstad Embedded and Intelligent Systems Research (EIS)
In 1983, Halmstad University was recognised as an independent institution. At that time, it had a few hundred students and a staff of 40 people. Currently, the University has about 11,200 students and 600 employees. It offers approximately 50 degree programmes and over 130 courses at different levels. Here are some highlights from the history of the University.
Halmstad University's history
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