The Swedish School of Textiles

Creativity, knowledge, and innovation

A complete academic environment from the Bachelor’s to the doctoral levels in artistic textile and fashion design as well as in engineering and technology, business administration, and management.

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We strive for excellence in our research and our educational programmes. As a university with renowned research infrastructure and laboratories, the University of Borås is the place for you to deepen your knowledge of sustainability, resource recovery, textiles, informatics, and more.

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The Human Perspective in Care

At the University of Borås, we conduct research that leads to solutions that change society for the better. Our research within the area the Human Perspective in Care focuses on the patient and the caregiver. We focus also on patients’ loved ones, students of Caring Science and their learning, and the leadership and organisation of healthcare.

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International collaboration a boon for Techarena Borås

The Borås region will have even more and better opportunities for companies, researchers, and students to collaborate. Last week, Techarena Borås was visited by colleagues at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) to share experiences and develop their work with innovation sprints.

Exit 2024: The fashion show in pictures

The music is pulsing in the Borås Congress Centre. It's packed. The audience sits opposite each other in a square so that an aisle is formed between them. The models will soon come out dressed in the graduating students' graduation collections – and no two collections are alike.

New doctoral thesis contributes knowledge about circular business models

Circular business models are often promoted as the solution to an unsustainable fashion industry. An important nut to crack is how these models can be scaled up – something that requires courage. Emelie Hultberg's doctoral thesis provides clarity on a complex issue.

New research: Young people’s identification with Sweden

Half Swedish, half another nationality? How do young people identify themselves today? This is now highlighted by a study within the research project "The Whole School: School and Social Service-Based Integration Work" which dealt with integration work in a multicultural school environment.

International design conference illuminates artistic research

Recently, the conference Dialogical Bodies was held at the Swedish School of Textiles at the University of Borås. It was an interactive conference focusing on artistic research.

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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.