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Applications are still open for some programmes!

Applications for our Design programmes are open 19 January – 1 March. And you can still submit late applications for some of our other programmes!

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International Student

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 the world.

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Research that makes a difference

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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Recycled concrete and glass can replace cement in prefab elements

A new generation of concrete elements with much less environmental impact than those currently used is being developed in a research project at the University of Borås. In these concrete elements, recycled concrete aggregate is used as ballast and a significant portion of cement is replaced with glass as a binder.

New honorary doctors

It has now been announced who will be honoured with the title of Honorary Doctor: Former Prime Minister Ingvar Carlsson, entrepreneur and investor Staffan Hillberg, and Professor Xianyi Zeng of ENSAIT, University of Lille.

The Swedish School of Textiles to host the King Carl XVI Gustaf Professorship in Environmental Science

Professor Amit Rawal, from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, will be the twenty-ninth holder of the professorship. This honour means that he will stay at the university to pursue collaborations within research and education. The focus will be on digitalisation and modelling to gain increased knowledge about microplastics and textiles.

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Unique study of trauma patients in Swedish ambulance care

Most of those transported to hospital in ambulances are not seriously injured. At the same time, a quarter of all seriously injured patients are considered to be a low priority by the ambulance service. This has been shown in a research study that, for the first time ever, uses data from the Swedish National Quality Registry for Ambulance Care (AmbuReg).

New research project investigates ethical issues related to customised marketing

Personalised marketing, or customised marketing, is one of the most controversial methods used by digital marketers today, but few studies focus on companies’ ethical stances in digital marketing. One risk is that short-term thinking can drive companies towards unethical positions.

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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.