Högskolan Väst

country rank  26
world rank  3738

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University Overview

Founded in 1990, Högskolan Väst (University College West) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Trollhättan (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 Väst (HV) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), 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 29 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name University College West
Acronym HV
Founded 1990

University Location

Address Drottninggatan
Trollhättan (population range: 50,000-249,999)
461 86 Vastra Gotaland County
Sweden
T +46 (520) 22 30 00
F +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

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
+46

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige


Year of first Accreditation

1990


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

Not available; please submit a list of official first level academic divisions such as faculties, departments etc.


Social Media

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LinkedIn

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019