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Established in 1829, the Chalmers tekniska högskola (Chalmers University of Technology) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Göteborg (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Vastra Gotaland County. Officially recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research of Sweden), Chalmers tekniska högskola (CHALMERS) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational Swedish higher education institution. Chalmers tekniska högskola (CHALMERS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 194-year-old Swedish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this Swedish higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CHALMERS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Chalmers tekniska högskola's Control Typeprivate


Chalmers tekniska högskola's Entity Typenon-profit


Chalmers tekniska högskola' Size by Total Enrollmentmedium-sized


Chalmers tekniska högskola's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Name (English) Chalmers University of Technology
Founded 1829
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University Location

Address Chalmersplatsen
412 96 Vastra Gotaland County
Chalmers tekniska högskola's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Chalmers tekniska högskola Phone Number +46 (31) 772 1000
Chalmers tekniska högskola Fax Number +46 (31) 772 3872

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Chalmers tekniska högskola's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Chalmers tekniska högskola's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Chalmers tekniska högskola's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Chalmers tekniska högskola.

Chalmers tekniska högskola: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
12,500-14,999 US$
(11,390-13,670 Euro)
12,500-14,999 US$
(11,390-13,670 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Chalmers tekniska högskola's admission information.

Chalmers tekniska högskola's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Chalmers tekniska högskola's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Chalmers tekniska högskola a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Chalmers tekniska högskola's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

Chalmers tekniska högskola's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Chalmers University of Technology has more than 1800 international students.

Chalmers tekniska högskola's Admission Office Admission Office

Chalmers tvärgata 12
(31) 772 2590

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Chalmers tekniska högskola.

Chalmers tekniska högskola's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Chalmers tekniska högskola has an enrollment range of 9,000-9,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.

Chalmers tekniska högskola's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 600-699 academic employees (Faculty).

Chalmers tekniska högskola's Control Type Control Type

Chalmers tekniska högskola is a private higher education institution.

Chalmers tekniska högskola's Entity Type Entity Type

Chalmers tekniska högskola is a non-profit higher education institution.

Chalmers tekniska högskola's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Chalmers tekniska högskola's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Quarters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Chalmers tekniska högskola does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Chalmers tekniska högskola's main facilities:

Chalmers tekniska högskola's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Chalmers tekniska högskola's Library

The university boasts a well-established library system, comprising 3 main physical libraries. Two libraries are conveniently located on Campus Johanneberg, while one library is situated on Campus Lindholmen. In addition to these main libraries, there are several smaller libraries strategically positioned across both campuses, catering to specific departments and divisions.

The libraries offer an extensive collection of resources, encompassing both physical and digital formats. Students and researchers have access to a wide range of materials, including books, journals, and databases. These digital resources play a crucial role in facilitating research and academic exploration.

Chalmers tekniska högskola's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Finding housing in Gothenburg can be challenging due to high demand, especially in central areas. However, Chalmers tekniska högskola has agreements with two housing agencies, namely SGS Studentbostäder and Chalmers Studentbostäder (CSB), to help students secure accommodation.

  1. SGS Studentbostäder: SGS Studentbostäder offers rooms in various parts of the city. They provide student dormitories with furnished rooms. The rent for these rooms typically ranges from 4000–7000 SEK per month, which includes amenities like Wi-Fi, electricity, heating, and water.

  2. Chalmers Studentbostäder (CSB): Chalmers Studentbostäder focuses on providing housing near the Johanneberg campus. Similar to SGS Studentbostäder, CSB offers furnished accommodation options.

Chalmers' housing guarantee ensures that certain categories of students will receive an accommodation offer. This guarantee includes fee-paying students, scholarship students, Nordic5Tech participants, Erasmus Mundus students (excluding internship/thesis work), Double Master's Degree students, UNITECH participants, and exchange students from partner universities outside of Europe. It's important to note that the housing guarantee does not cover the rent expenses; it guarantees an offer of accommodation.

For students who don't fall under the housing guarantee, there are alternative options available. They can directly contact the aforementioned housing agencies (SGS Studentbostäder and CSB) or explore housing arrangements through private landlords or other websites/social media platforms.

Chalmers tekniska högskola's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

At Chalmers, a diverse range of activities and clubs caters to individuals interested in sports or developing technical solutions within the sports field. Chalmers provides the opportunity to combine an elite sports career with academic studies.

Engaging in sports at Chalmers is not limited to elite athletes. The Student Union offers numerous clubs that accommodate different skill levels, spanning activities like yoga, football, padel, and rowing.

Additionally, there are indoor climbing facilities at Kopparbunken, access to the discounted Fysiken gym, and on-campus sports amenities including a sports hall and sauna. These resources enable individuals to participate in various physical activities and promote a healthy lifestyle.

For those interested in contributing to the future of sports technology solutions, Chalmers offers courses in sports technology. Students can choose to delve into this area of study and even focus their master's thesis on a particular sport of interest.

Chalmers provides a supportive environment where individuals can explore their passion for sports and develop their skills, regardless of their athletic proficiency. Whether seeking recreational sports, competitive involvement, or academic pursuits, Chalmers offers a platform for individuals to pursue their interests and contribute to advancements in sports technology.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Chalmers tekniska högskola's main services:

Chalmers tekniska högskola's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

This university offers the following financial aid opportunities for master's studies, administered by Chalmers:

  • The Avance Scholarships
  • The IPOET Scholarships
  • The Sievert Larsson Scholarship
  • The Volvo Group Scholarship Programme
  • The Chalmers MasterCard Scholarship
  • The US Friends of Chalmers Scholarship
  • The Adlerbert Study Scholarships

In addition, Chalmers is associated with the following scholarship organizations:


There are also external scholarships available, administered by other organizations:

  • Alfred Ots Scholarship Fund for Estonian students
  • Swedish Institute Scholarships for Global Professionals
  • The Global Study Awards
  • Scholars4dev

Chalmers tekniska högskola's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Chalmers University of Technology has established exchange agreements with numerous prestigious universities worldwide, offering students the opportunity to participate in exchange programs both within Europe and outside of Europe. Here are some key points about Chalmers' exchange programs:

  1. Europe: Through the Erasmus+ program, students can spend one or two semesters at one of Chalmers' partner universities within Europe. Erasmus+ is a flagship initiative of the European Union for higher education, facilitating educational cooperation and mobility.

  2. European Education Pathways (EEP): EEP is an initiative under Enhance, aimed at simplifying the exchange process for students. Through EEP, students can create a study plan for their exchange using a course catalog that includes relevant courses offered by partner universities.

  3. Outside Europe: Chalmers' Global Exchange program encompasses bilateral exchange agreements with universities outside of Europe. This program provides students with the opportunity to broaden their education, experience different cultures, and study at partner universities worldwide for one or two semesters.

Participating in an exchange program allows Chalmers students to earn credits that can be credited towards their Chalmers degree, ensuring that their overall study period at Chalmers is not extended. The exchange programs offer exciting opportunities for students to enhance their education, gain international experience, and immerse themselves in diverse academic and cultural environments.

Chalmers' extensive network of partner universities around the world ensures that students have a wide range of options to choose from and tailor their exchange experience according to their academic and personal interests.

Chalmers tekniska högskola's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Chalmers tekniska högskola's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Chalmers tekniska högskola's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


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Chalmers tekniska högskola's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Chalmers tekniska högskola is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Chalmers tekniska högskola's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Chalmers tekniska högskola's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
  • Alliance of Global Sustainability (AGS)
  • Nordic Five Tech (N5T)
  • Association of Swedish Higher Education (SUHF)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Chalmers tekniska högskola 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

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Twitter X (Twitter)

Chalmers tekniska högskola's X (formerly Twitter) page Chalmers tekniska högskola's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Chalmers tekniska högskola's YouTube channel Chalmers tekniska högskola's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

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LinkedIn LinkedIn

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