Karlstads universitet

country rank 17
world rank 1955

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University Overview

Founded in 1999, Karlstads universitet (Karlstad University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Karlstad (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Varmland County. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Arvika. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Karlstads universitet (KAU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Karlstads universitet (KAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. KAU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Karlstad University

Acronym
KAU

Founded
1999 Origins date back to 1977

Motto
Sapere Aude Dare to be wise

Colours
Yellow and black

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University Location

Address
Universitetsgatan 2
Karlstad (population range: 50,000-249,999)
651 88 Varmland County Sweden

T +46 (54) 700 1000

F +46 (54) 700 1460

Other locations
Arvika

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local student0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l studentNot reportedNot reported


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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Not reported

Admission Rate
Not reported

Admission Office


+46


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 500-599

Control Type
Control Type Public

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Continuous

Campus Setting
Not reported

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to Karlstads universitet's Library

Housing
Not reported

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige


Year of first Accreditation
1977


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)

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Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

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Online Courses

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