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About the University of Borås

We are a leading Swedish university in many fields. Our focus is on working together for the future and on making a difference.

We are well-known internationally for our Swedish School of Textiles and our Swedish School of Library and Information Science. Science Park Borås is also a part of our university; it is a national leader in Sweden when it comes to addressing issues of sustainability and consumption.

Our educational programmes are conducted in close collaboration with industry and public organisations. Several of our educational programmes are unique and students come here to study from all around the world. Learn about our Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes for international students.

We have successful research environments with inspiring and unique laboratories that attract researchers internationally. Our research is supported by many external funders who all want to make a difference. Our research has a strong focus on sustainability. That means that much of our research investigates how we can promote more long-term thinking in our society. Together, we make an impact on society and the future. Visit our Research Portal to learn more.

Our university is located in downtown Borås, Sweden: a lovely city that is surrounded by nature. We enjoy a rich cultural life, colourful street art, and excellent sports and outdoor recreation opportunities.

The University of Borås is a member of the European University Association, EUA. EUA represents and supports higher education institutions in 49 countries, providing them with a unique forum to collaborate and keep on top of the latest trends in higher education and research policies.

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Some of our educational programmes have been partially funded by the EU Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF).

For more information, please review the Swedish government's recovery plan (in Swedish).