Aside from our unique academics, we’re known for our green city. The beautiful Swedish countryside is always within easy reach. Borås is also famous for its many sculptures and street art.
Borås is the Swedish centre for textiles and clothing companies. It’s also a city of commerce and many well-known mail order and e-commerce companies are located here. Supporting these industries is a large number of companies working with logistics, distribution and marketing. Well-known companies located here include Gina Tricot, Didriksson, 8848, Nelly, Ericsson, H&M, Volvo Bus Corporation and Parker Hannifin.
The University of Borås offers courses taught entirely in English within the
• Informatics and IT
• Library and Information Science
• Textiles and Fashion
We also offer Swedish language courses and a wide range of student activities and events.