Högskolan Väst

country rank  27
world rank  3389

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University Overview

Founded in 1990, Högskolan Väst (University West) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Trollhättan (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Vastra Gotaland County. Officially recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research of Sweden), Högskolan Väst (HV) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Swedish higher education institution. Högskolan Väst (HV) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 30 years old Swedish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. HV also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name University West
Acronym HV
Founded 1990

University Location

Address Gustava Melins gata 2
Trollhättan
461 32 Vastra Gotaland County
Sweden
Tel +46 (520) 22 30 00
Fax +46 (520) 22 30 99

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
Not reported Not reported

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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 Not available
Admission Office Drottninggatan
Trollhättan


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Högskolan Väst's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige


Year of first Accreditation

1990


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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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021