Örebro University has its roots in the higher education which was established in Örebro during the 1960s. In 1977, Örebro University College was established through a merger of the Uppsala University branch in Örebro, the Preschool Teaching Seminary, the College of Physical Education and Sport Science, and the College of Social Sciences. Örebro University was founded in 1999.
Örebro University currently ranks among the top 400 universities in the world according to Times Higher Education 2021. For a few years now, we have also been included on the Shanghai ranking (ARWU) and most recently on the Leiden ranking. Close ties between teaching and learning, research and collaboration, are the mutual starting points for all activities. We offer many attractive professional degree programmes in, among others, medicine, psychology, law and engineering. The university has strong research within medicine, psychology, environmental science and computer science.
Örebro University’s research spans no less than 36 different subjects, across the humanities and social sciences, medicine and health, and science and technology fields. Örebro University is second in Sweden in terms of having research related to the United Nation’s global sustainable development goals.
84 per cent graduate employability (national), roles within the fields of research and further study are often available to master’s graduates.
The Main Library at Campus Örebro is a two-storey building and has many individual study spots, student computer workstations, and group study rooms. The library holds two copies of all obligatory course books used at the university. There is also a reference copy that can be taken out on day loan.
On-site IT support with IT office that supports students with technical queries.
Local healthcare centres and on-campus support services.
Two campus locations, both located near the city centre. On-campus facilities include shops, restaurants and a student gym.
Campus gym, numerous sporting activities and clubs, track and field facilities and sports courts and pitches.
Societies for arts and media, clubs and associations for faculties and international students. Students can join the Student Union and participation in campus activities.
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