Mälardalen University is a medium-sized regional university. It has two campuses: one in the city of Västerås, located on the north side of Lake Mälaren, and the other one in the city of Eskilstuna, on the south side of the lake, about 40 km apart. Both cities are situated in the very heart of Sweden, about 100 km to the west of Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. Close interaction and cooperation with the region’s business, industry and public sector makes students from Mälardalen university attractive on the labor market. The campuses contain some of the most modern university buildings in Sweden, centrally situated with well-equipped classrooms, plenty of computers for students, libraries, and laboratories.
Students, teachers, staff and researchers
The university has some 12,000 students and offers approximately 55 study programmes, both at master’s and bachelor’s levels. Moreover, the university offers 8 master’s programmes and 2 bachelor’s programmes which are entirely taught in English. The university offers about 1300 courses in around 43 disciplines, including 150 courses taught in English. The subjects taught at the university range from engineering, the natural, social and behavioural sciences, to the humanities and the caring sciences. The university is organized into four schools:
• School of Business, Society and Engineering (EST)
• School of Education, Culture and Communication (UKK)
• School of Health, Care and Social Welfare (HVV)
• School of Innovation, Design and Engineering (IDT)