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Halmstad University

4.1 out of 5 (15 ratings / 12 reviews) Halmstad, Sweden
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.



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.


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.


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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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.

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 Reviews

supportive teachers
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

In my point of view, the university could satisfy my expectations regarding the quality of education. They appreciated my ideas and helped me improve my skills

A wish for visualizing education!
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It's a modern and innovative university that allow you to develop as a student in your desired subject. In informatics, that is my subject, there are very well educated professors and researchers that helps you broaden your view on the subject. However there is some things that could improve, which has become more distinctly during the pandemic. I would like to see a more...

Knowledge is power
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Good university for students


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