Örebro University was granted full university status in 1999 and is now one of Sweden’s most expansive universities, with 16,000 students and 1,200 staff. 60 undergraduate programmes, 20 postgraduate programmes as well as 700 single courses in about 45 subjects are offered. Among the more recent additions to the courses on offer are the law and medical programmes. Our educational approach emphasises the importance of attractive and innovative education and a selection of courses and study programmes that attracts a broad group of students and maintains consistently high quality. Students at Örebro University are given thorough subject knowledge, are trained in critical thinking while developing practical knowledge and skills that will be of great value in their future professional careers. It is through research that the university creates new knowledge for the benefit of individuals, trade and industry as well as for society as a whole. Research at Örebro University has grown considerably and it has had a significant impact on the quality of the education offered. Among the strongest research areas are robotics, environmental science, youth and developmental studies, medical science, and disability science.
Courses in English are offered by: School of Health and Medical Sciences School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences School of Law, Psychology and Social Work School of Music, Theatre and Art School of Science and Technology Örebro University School of Business