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Högskolan i Gävle

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Overview

Established in 1977, Högskolan i Gävle (Gävle University College) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Gävle (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Gavleborg County. Officially accredited/recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Högskolan i Gävle (HIG) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Högskolan i Gävle (HIG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. This 40 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. HIG 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Gävle University College
Acronym HIG
Founded 1977
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Location


Address Kungsbäcksvägen 47
Gävle
801 76 Gavleborg County
Sweden
Population range 50,000-249,999
Phone +46 (26) 64 85 00
Fax +46 (26) 64 86 86
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Högskolan i Gävle for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
International students 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Högskolan i Gävle's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Kungsbäcksvägen 47
Gävle 801 76
Phone +46

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Högskolan i Gävle's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Högskolan i Gävle's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Högskolan i Gävle for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

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Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige


Year of first Accreditation

1977


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish National Agency of Higher Education (SNAHE)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Högskolan i Gävle as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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