High quality teaching, flexible forms of study, professional contacts and satisfied students are factors placing Karlstad University among the top six universities in Sweden in terms of first choice applicants. The students are engaged and involved in the follow-up and improvement of courses and programmes.
At Karlstad University we conduct research both in traditional academic disciplines and in multidisciplinary research environments and research groups. Listed below are some of our major research centers.
The University Administration and Central Services is headed by the University Director and comprises:
Karlstad University has a collaboration with a dwelling company called KBAB.
This company can provide living quarters near the university to our foreign students.
There are approximately 30 study rooms in the Library. Most of them have to be reserved, but there are also some drop-in rooms.STUDY ROOMS
Study rooms are available in various sizes and have different equipment - some with computer, some with TV, VCR and DVD.STUDY CELLS
The study cells on floor 1 are intended for individual studies and not for teamwork. The floor is a silent area.DROP IN-ROOMS
There are also drop in-rooms which you and your group can use if they are available. The drop in-rooms are not bookable.
It is essential that you have taken out an insurance if you intend to stay in Sweden less than a year. The Swedish authorities require you to provide evidence of insurance when applying for a residence permit..
If you are a European student you must bring your European Health Insurance Card, or E128 form, that is issued on request in your home country. You are then entitled to use the public medical services on the same conditions as Swedish citizens for emergency medical care.
Karlstad University is situated in an area just outside the city centre. It can easily be reached by bicycle, bus, train or car.
Karlstad Student Union is the hub of student life and the united student voice. Join the student union for a better student life!
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