Högskolan i Gävle

country rank  19
world rank  2103

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University Overview

Established in 1977, Högskolan i Gävle (University of Gävle) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Gävle (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Gavleborg County. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Högskolan i Gävle (HIG) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Högskolan i Gävle (HIG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 43 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 University of Gävle
Acronym HIG
Founded 1977
Motto For a sustainable human living environment

University Location

Address Kungsbäcksvägen 47
Gävle (population range: 50,000-249,999)
801 76 Gavleborg County
T +46 (26) 64 85 00
F +46 (26) 64 86 86

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)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 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 Kungsbäcksvägen 47
Gävle 801 76

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Högskolan i Gävle'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

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020