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Karlstad University

History

  • 1843 Teacher education
  • 1907 Nursing Education
  • 1967 University Branch
  • 1974 Common building for the branch and teacher training
  • 1977 University college
  • 1987 The Karlstad model
  • 1989 The development program " University of Karlstad "
  • 1993 Master's degree in 13 subjects
  • 1995 Own professors
  • 1997 Solid research resources
  • 1998 Healt college are integrated in the university college
  • 1999 Karlstad University is formed

Education

High quality teaching, flexible forms of study, professional contacts and satisfied students are factors placing Karlstad University among the top six universities in Sweden in terms of first choice applicants. The students are engaged and involved in the follow-up and improvement of courses and programmes.

Research

At Karlstad University we conduct research both in traditional academic disciplines and in multidisciplinary research environments and research groups. Listed below are some of our major research centers.

  • Centre for Climate and Safety, CCS
  • Centre for Gender Studies, CGF
  • Centre for HumanIT
  • Centre for public safety
  • Centre for Research on Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Centre for Research on Regional Development, Cerut
  • Communication: Media and Information Technolog, CMIT
  • Computer Science
  • European Collaborative Innovation Centres, E-CLIC
  • Forum for forest industry renewal - process and product innovation
  • Geomedia
  • Materials Science
  • Paper Surface Centre

Career

Karlstad University offers employees many opportunities for skills training and support related to career development. The links below present different types of career support

  • Career support for researchers
  • Career support: teaching and supervision
  • Career support for all employees
  • Exchanges and collaboration

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)

Karlstad University Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Karlstad University. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarships
Merit-based

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The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
25 Mar 2025
Mary Doctor Fine Arts Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Blumenthal Performing Arts
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
25 Mar 2025
Gordon Hay Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Blumenthal Performing Arts
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

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Moving Mates
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Coupons Plus Deals “Save for Future” Scholarship
Merit-based

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Coupons Plus Deals
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
17 Sep 2024
Annual Students' Scholarship
Merit-based

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StudyCorgi
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Jul 2024
Fighting Bullying With Technology
Merit-based

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1902 Software
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
Not specified
L. Austin Weeks Undergraduate Grant
Merit-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarships
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
25 Mar 2025
Mary Doctor Fine Arts Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Blumenthal Performing Arts
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
25 Mar 2025
Gordon Hay Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Blumenthal Performing Arts
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Moving Mates
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Coupons Plus Deals “Save for Future” Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Coupons Plus Deals
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
17 Sep 2024
Annual Students' Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

StudyCorgi
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Jul 2024
Fighting Bullying With Technology
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

1902 Software
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
Not specified
L. Austin Weeks Undergraduate Grant
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Karlstad University, visit our scholarship search.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
1001 -200
2023
801
2022
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
1309 26
2022
1335
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

The University Administration and Central Services is headed by the University Director and comprises:

  • Executive Office
  • Human Resources Office
  • Financial Office
  • Student services Centre
  • Communications and External Relations
  • IT Department
  • Janitorial Services
  • Cleaning Services
  • Printing Office
  • University Library

Housing services

Karlstad University has a collaboration with a dwelling company called KBAB.

This company can provide living quarters near the university to our foreign students.

Library services

Library has access to approximately 315 000 e-books via various e-book portals. E-books can be read online and often they also can be downloaded to computer or tablet. Different e-book vendors may have different terms of use.There are approximately 30 study rooms and 20 study cells for individual studies in the Library. Most of them have to be reserved, but there are also some drop-in rooms.

Medical services

The Swedish authorities require you to provide evidence of insurance when applying for a residence permit..

If you are a European student you must bring your European Health Insurance Card.You are then entitled to use the public medical services on the same conditions as Swedish citizens for emergency medical care.

Campus life

Karlstad University is situated in an area just outside the city centre. It can easily be reached by bicycle, bus, train or car.

Student clubs

The Graduate Student Association is a part of Karlstad University's student body. We represent all doctoral students.

The association is dedicated to providing quality service and support to all 300+ doctoral students. We safeguard your rights by representing the interests of doctoral students in relation to the university - either directly or by appointing representatives of doctoral students in the university's central committees and a number of other committees.

We sponsor and organize lectures on doctoral related subjects, as well as seminars and workshops that focus on the interests of postgraduate students.

The Business School at Karlstad University has now achieved AACSB accreditation. The work with AACSB accreditation is based on the Business School's mission: "We educate responsible professionals and conduct research with high societal impact"

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2023

GSSA 2023

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2023. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

Student Reviews

Political scientist
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It was very good experience studying political science at one of the best universities in Sweden.

Karlstad University Urban design review
Provided by ESN rated 4 out of 5 stars

Though at times courses or assignments can appear haphazard or sloppy the overall experience is a good one with a varied program filled with relevant and useful practical and theoretical applications of the subject it relates to.

Karlstad University
Clara Nordqvist rated 4 out of 5 stars

The university is great, clean, big, modern and with great teachers and resources. Good buss conections with Karlstad city, it takes 10 minutes. The environment is beautiful and the studentlife is great.

Karlstad, Värmland, Sweden

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