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Mälardalen University

4.5 out of 5 (26 ratings / 20 reviews) Västerås, Sweden
At MDH people meet who want to develop themselves and the future. MDH is one of Sweden’s largest HEIs, with 16 000 students reading courses and programmes in Business, Health, Engineering and Education. 



In 1999 MDH became the first higher education institution (HEI) in the world to be environmentally certified, and in 2006 the University also became the first in Sweden to be work environment certified.


Our programmes cover a variety of subject areas and are strongly interrelated with the research environments of the university. You can expect education of very high quality and you will have close contact with your teachers and fellow students. We design our study programmes in cooperation with business and society; guaranteeing the high quality of our education and making our students attractive employees. At MDH you decide who to become after your studies. All our international programmes are taught completely in English.


At MDH, research is conducted within all areas of education to address the challenges of society, and of this the research in future energy and embedded systems is internationally outstanding. MDH’s close cooperation with the private and public sectors enables us to help people feel better and the earth to last longer. 


As a student, alumnus or member of staff at MDH you have access to the career portal, HigherEd, where you can apply for a placement or a job abroad. This service is provided by EFMD (the European Foundation for Management Development) of which the University is a member.

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Student services

This is what you can get help with at the Student Centre

  • Get answers to general questions about for example admissions, exams and other things concerning your studies.
  • Get in touch with the Schools.
  • Collect your exam papers. Bear in mind that it can take a few days from getting your result before the exam paper arrives at the Student Centre.
  • Collect forms.
  • Get a PIN code to reset your password.
  • Buy compendiums and programme licences.
  • Get information about printing and copying.
  • Make an appointment with a study adviser.
  • Collect a permit for the student car park.
  • Get access to a guest account.
  • Find mislaid items.

Housing services

In Eskilstuna and Västerås, we collaborate with housing agencies to make it easier for our students to find accommodation.

Library services

The Library is there for everyone and the staff are glad to help students and teachers with managing and collecting information. The staff also gives support to the University’s researchers, for example in producing and analysing statistics on the scientific publications that they have produced, which is known as bibliometric support.

ICT services

The student account gives you access to the University’s student computers, the student portal, the learning platform Canvas and the student email. The student account consists of a user ID and password as well as your student email.

Medical services

As a student you can come to the Student Health Care to get advice and support from wellness coaches and counsellors during your period of study. All visits are free of charge; the staff are bound by confidentiality and they make no records.

Student Life

Campus life

The University campus lies right in the heart of Eskilstuna, just a few minutes from the Central Station. If you want to do more than just study, the city’s restaurants, shops and night life lie close at hand.

Sports facilities

If you are an elite athlete, MDH can offer you the possibility of an adapted study route to make it easier for you who wish to study and pursue your sport at the same time.


The Bachelor’s programme in International Business Management (IBM) and the Master’s Programme in International Marketing (IM) have got a renewed EPAS accreditation.

Student Reviews

High quality program in applied mathematics
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

MDH is one of Sweden’s largest high education institutes, with 16 000 students enrolled in Business, Health, Engineering and Education. MDH offer research within all areas of education, but financial engineering program is highly recommended.

MDH experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The university has a great system it organizes the course to work on real problems with real partners Swedish local and international companies (Volvo ABB, MTM…ECT), This way the students get academic and professional experience, this is noticed in all programs. Some of the courses are designed to be taught in workshops, so we get to use the concepts that we learned about....

Ideal place to study production engineering.
Provided by ESN rated 4 out of 5 stars

Here you will study production alongside with practical application in the industrial environment around the university.

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