Örebro University

country rank  20
world rank  2154

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University Overview

Founded in 1977, Örebro Universitet (Örebro University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Örebro (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Orebro County. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Örebro Universitet (ORU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Örebro Universitet (ORU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 43 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 Örebro University
Acronym ORU
Founded 1977
Motto Dulce est sapere
Knowledge is divine

University Location

Address Studentgatan 1
Örebro (population range: 50,000-249,999)
701 82 Orebro County
T +46 (19) 303 000
F +46 (19) 330 238

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 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 Studentgatan 1
Örebro 701 82

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority SHEA


  • European University Association EUA

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020