Halmstad University

Halmstad University prepares people for the future by creating values, driving innovation and developing society. Since the beginning in 1983, the University has been characterised as forward-thinking and cross-border. Halmstad University is known for its popular and reality-based programmes and small student groups.

About

History

In 1983, Halmstad University was recognised as an independent institution. At that time, it had a few hundred students and a staff of 40 people. Currently, the University has about 11,200 students and 600 employees. It offers approximately 50 degree programmes and over 130 courses at different levels. Here are some highlights from the history of the University.

Education

Halmstad University conducts education and research within two profile areas, Health Innovation and Smart Cities and Communities, with a basis in three prominent doctoral education areas: Information Technology, Innovation Sciences, and Health and Lifestyle.

Research

The research at Halmstad University is internationally renowned and is pursued in interdisciplinary innovation and research environments. The University takes an active part in the development of society through extensive and recognised collaboration with both the private and public sector.

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Services

Housing services

The cost of living varies of course depending on personal needs and lifestyle. Aside from rent and food, you will have expenses such as course literature, transportation and socialising.

Library services

The University Library, with its quiet study halls and group rooms, is a perfect study environment. It also holds all the course literature for the subjects taught at the University. In addition, there are journals, newspapers and handbooks.

Medical services

The Student Healthcare Centre is available for all students at Halmstad University. We are LGBTQI-licensed and here for you during your full study period. Contact us with any questions regarding your health. We can also guide you to the right healthcare option for you.

Student Life

Campus life

As a Halmstad student, you never have to run around town to go from one lecture to the next. Most of them take place on campus. This makes it easier to get touch contact with students from other programmes, teachers and other University staff. Most of the buildings are new and the premises are consistently kept fresh and clean. When you need a change of scenery, the city centre is nearby. You can go from campus to the centre by bike or bus in a few minutes.

Sports facilities

The Centre for Health and Sport is home to everything that is sports and health related. It holds a large sports hall, workout rooms and premises for teaching and research. There is also a gym, an aerobics room, a spinning room and a climbing wall – all close at hand for students on campus who like to exercise.

Student clubs

  • Fab Lab Student. 
  • High5 student
  • HSIF
  • HUST (Halmstad University Solar Team)
  • The climate students in Halmstad
  • Köörmit

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

New innovative university with proper attention from staff

Interdisciplinary education
Tekla Tingström rated 4 out of 5 stars

The University of Halmstad offers an interdisciplinary education that focuses both on the scientific perspectives but also social science elements. I'm pleasant with my studies so far. I often get the help I need and the teachers are very helpful. This university needs to be developed by having more teachers in the same main area in order to be able to contribute with the...

Halmstad, Halland, Sweden

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