Högskolan i Skövde

country rank  20
world rank  2142

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University Overview

Established in 1977, Högskolan i Skövde (University of Skövde) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Skövde (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 Skövde (HS) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Högskolan i Skövde (HS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 42 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 Skövde
Acronym HS
Founded 1977
Motto You create reality
Colours Ruby

University Location

Address PO Box 408
Skövde (population range: 50,000-249,999)
541 28 Vastra Gotaland County
T +46 (500) 448 000
F +46 (500) 416 325

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)
Not reported Not reported

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 reported
Admission Office PO Box 408
Skövde 541 28

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 300-399
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 Skövde's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Swedish Higher Education Institutions (SUHF)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019