Karlstads universitet

country rank  14
world rank  1641

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University Overview

Founded in 1999, Karlstads universitet (Karlstad University) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the small city of Karlstad (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Varmland County. This institution also has a branch campus in Arvika. Officially recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research of Sweden), Karlstads universitet (KAU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Swedish 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), 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, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Karlstad University
Acronym KAU
Founded 1999 Origins date back to 1977
Motto Sapere Aude
Dare to Know
Colours Yellow and black

University Location

Address Universitetsgatan 2
Karlstad
651 88 Varmland County
Sweden
Tel +46 (54) 700 1000
Fax +46 (54) 700 1460
Other locations Arvika

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
Not reported Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Karlstads universitet's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige


Year of first Accreditation

1977


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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