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Mälardalen University

Mälardalen University

Mälardalen University is Sweden’s largest university college and has campuses in Eskilstuna and Västerås. Around 20 000 students study courses and programmes in Design and Communication, Economics, Healthcare, Education, Engineering, Chamber Music and Opera.

Top reasons to study here

  • MDU enjoys a close collaboration with the private and public sectors.
  • The University is located on both sides of Lake Mälaren.
  • Campuses in Eskilstuna and Västerås.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Humanities (1)



Mälardalen University was founded in 1977 and has campuses in Västerås and Eskilstuna. 

In 1999 MDH became the first higher education institution (HEI) in the world to be environmentally certified, and in 2006 the University also became the first in Sweden to be work environment certified. 

MDH continues to develop and in 2020 a brand new campus in Eskilstuna was ready. 


The programmes cover a variety of subject areas and are strongly interrelated with the research environments of the university. You can expect education of very high quality and you will have close contact with your teachers and fellow students.


MDH’s research leads to necessary knowledge and development – for Swedish industry and welfare, but also to solve some of the global challenges. The greatest part of research is conducted in cooperation with the private and the public sectors.

The research specialisations are:

  • Future Energy Center
  • Health and Welfare
  • Embedded Systems
  • Industrial Economics and Management
  • Innovation and Product Realisation
  • Educational Sciences and Mathematics

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Student Life

Campus life

  • Campus Västerås
  • Campus Eskilstuna

Student Reviews

Diamonds made under pressure
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Work hard and grow my mental health

Not a University, but an Industrial Experience
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

The professors need to have more actual academic knowledge instead of just industrial knowledge. This is a university not a company and is a place to learn. was just asked to use my already existing knowledge and skills to further the university's projects instead of learning new things. It was a waste of my time. Also the administration needs to handle things better,...

For advanced professional development
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Brilliant practice room facilities at the Music school, fantastic instrumental teachers

Västerås, Västmanland, Sweden

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