Mälardalens högskola

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world rank  2029

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University Overview

Established in 1977, Mälardalens högskola (Mälardalen University) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Västerås (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Vastmanland County. This institution also has a branch campus in Eskilstuna. Officially recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research of Sweden), Mälardalens högskola (MdU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational Swedish higher education institution. Mälardalens högskola (MdU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 45 years old Swedish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Swedish higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MdU 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 Mälardalen University
Acronym MdU
Founded 1977
Colours Orange and white

University Location

Address Box 883
721 23 Vastmanland County
Tel +46 (21) 101 300
Fax +46 (21) 101 580
Other locations Eskilstuna

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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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 30-40%
Admission Office PO Box 883
(21) 101526

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Mälardalens högskola'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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Institutional Accreditation

Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige

Year of first Accreditation


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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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022