The Swedish School of Library and

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We have Sweden’s largest education and research environment in Library and Information Science. Here, students, researchers, and teachers collaborate with the surrounding society.

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At the University of Borås, you can choose among Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes relevant to your future career. We offer unique programmes in many subject areas, several of which can only be found here and which attract students from all over.

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Highly respectable first runner-up award for Elisa Tattersall Wallin

Elisa Tattersall Wallin, Senior Lecturer at the Swedish School of Library and Information Science, was first runner-up for the iSchools prestigious “Doctoral Dissertation Award” in her field. iSchools is a global network that brings together leading academic institutions in the information science field.

Carbon dioxide becomes a raw material in a large EU project

Sawmills generate large amounts of by-products that are today considered to have a low value. Through a new process, these residual materials can become raw materials for valuable bio products, for example as an ingredient in fish and animal feed. Carbon dioxide is the key.

Research on fungi behind technology for new sustainable meat substitute

The university's successful research on fungi has now reached another milestone. A company will now use the findings to produce a completely new meat alternative. The hope is to see more products on store shelves in the future.

Waste must be reduced – household waste now to be studied in detail

Food waste is a big problem, both in Sweden and in other countries. But what are we actually throwing away and why? A new research project at the University of Borås, Sweden, gets to the bottom of the issue with the goal of changing people's behaviour.

The university is stepping up to provide Sweden with confidence in the future

The 2022 Annual Report is here and when the year has been summed up, it is clear that the University of Borås is a high-profile and very strong university that contributes to Sweden when it comes to education, research, and innovation.

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With the future in mind

At the University of Borås, we cultivate learning, knowledge, and innovation of high quality in an international setting and with significant social relevance. We work together here to impact the future.