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Halmstad University in numbers
Education for the future
The University has a wide range of education with many popular study programmes. A large proportion are vocational training programmes within areas that are in demand by society and the labour market. This applies, for example, to teachers, engineers, nurses, economists and social workers. The University has a total of about 12,000 students and offers about 30 first cycle study programmes, about 20 second cycle study programmes and over 200 courses in different subject areas. Most of the education takes place on the University's campus in modern, well-equipped learning environments and labs. The University is also known for having a welcoming and active student life.
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Halmstad University conducts research within two focus areas, Health Innovation and Smart Cities and Communities, based on three strong research education areas: Information Technology, Innovation Science and Health and Lifestyle. Within the focus areas, there are multidisciplinary research programmes, with a focus on societal challenges. The research is value-creating, innovation-driven and develops society. The research has a high societal relevance and contributes to finding solutions for challenges, often in close collaboration with external actors. Research, education and collaboration enrich each other and create vital and international knowledge arenas.
Focus area Health Innovation
Focus area Smart Cities and Communities
Collaboration for development
The University participates actively in the development of society through collaboration with both the business sector and the public sector. Students encounter society and the labor market in a number of different ways during their education, for example through project courses, work-based education or degree projects. A large part of the research takes place in collaboration or co-production with companies, organisations or the public sector, with a strong focus on societal benefits. The University has established collaboration agreements with particularly important partners in research and education, such as Getinge Sterilization AB, Stena Recycling AB and Region Halland.
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