Örebro University

A young, comprehensive university offering competitive research and education.

What is Örebro University best known for?

Students choose Örebro University for our broad range of courses and programmes. Here, 17,000 students prepare for their future in close contact with the science, business and commerce communities, in a climate marked by entrepreneurship and innovation. Our university is an arena for knowledge, learning and quality – an excellent springboard for your continued career. Collaborations with national and international partners contribute to strong business and community relations and positive societal development.

What kind of programmes does Örebro University offer?

We offer courses and programmes within a diverse range of subjects including psychology, humanities, law, social sciences, science, engineering, healthcare, medicine, education, music, sports, hospitality, culinary arts and meal science.

What’s the alumni network like?

Örebro University enjoys a growing, vibrant and friendly alumni community. Our alumni make a difference to people across Sweden, around the world and throughout the public and private sectors. Whatever the industry, whatever the challenge – from medicine to politics, engineering to sports, hospitality to the arts, teaching, journalism, law and more – you’ll find engaged and inspiring Örebro alumni leading the way.

Our alumni community is open to anyone who’s completed at least 30 credits here. Through our exclusive alumni LinkedIn group, alumni can network, engage with each other and the university, and stay updated about events.

‘Famous’ Örebro alumni can be found in many fields. For example, Elisabeth Svantesson (politics), Jens Dolk (world wine expert), Bicke Naglo (chef and restaurant owner), Pernilla Månsson Colt (TV presenter and producer) and Sven-Göran Eriksson (international football manager). Having said that, we’re confident all Örebro University alumni are equally admired by their clients, pupils, patients and peers!

What are the main local industries?

Örebro is an attractive and profitable place to do business, with a rich tradition of trade and industry. The industry base is diverse, with deep experience across many sectors. Thriving sectors include engineering, IT/telecom, healthcare, hospitality and business services. Examples of international companies include Atlas Copco Rock Drills, Volvo Construction Equipment, SAAB Dynamics, BAE Systems, Orkla Foods, NCC, Skanska, Outukompu and Ovako.

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