Luleå tekniska Universitet

country rank  11
world rank  1152

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University Overview

Established in 1997, Luleå tekniska Universitet (Luleå University of Technology) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Luleå (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Norrbotten County. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Piteå, Skellefteå, Kiruna. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Luleå tekniska Universitet (LTU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Luleå tekniska Universitet (LTU) 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. This 22 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Luleå University of Technology
Acronym LTU
Founded 1997 Origins date back to 1971

University Location

Address Porsö campus
Luleå (population range: 50,000-249,999)
971 87 Norrbotten County
T +46 (920) 491 000
F +46 (920) 492 250
Other locations Piteå, Skellefteå, Kiruna

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Antagningesenheten
Luleå 971 87
+46 (920) 491000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Luleå tekniska Universitet's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019