The University's research adds value, drives innovation, and develops society. The research has a high societal relevance and contributes to solving societal challenges, often in close collaboration with external actors. Research, education, and collaboration enrich each other and create vital and international knowledge arenas. The University has received the award HR Excellence in Research which is given to employers who have a stimulating work environment, good conditions for researchers, merit based and open recruitment processes – and continuously work to develop these areas.
A large part of the University's research is linked to the two university-wide, multidisciplinary focus areas Health Innovation and Smart Cities and Communities.
The Schools' research
Our research is connected to the University´s four schools.
School of Business, Innovation and Sustainability
School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences
Research programs and projects
In the future, most of the research connected to the focus areas will consist of long-term, socially relevant, and multidisciplinary research programs related to both education and collaboration.
Samspel is a digital research magazine that collects popular science articles about the research conducted at the University.
The University has the right to award doctorates in three areas: Information Technology, Innovation Sciences, and Health and Lifestyle.
Doctoral education External link.