Högskolan i Borås

country rank  23
world rank  2311

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University Overview

Founded in 1977, Högskolan i Borås (Borås University College) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Borås (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Vastra Gotaland County. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Högskolan i Borås (HB) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Högskolan i Borås (HB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name Borås University College
Acronym HB
Founded 1977
Motto Vetenskap för profession
Science for the professions

University Location

Address Allégatan 1
Borås (population range: 50,000-249,999)
501 90 Vastra Gotaland County
T +46 (33) 435 4000
F +46 (33) 435 4003

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

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


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)


  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018