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Chalmers University of Technology

4.4 out of 5 (112 reviews) Göteborg, Sweden
Are you looking for an exciting education or do you want to work with others on research or innovations that can benefit the economy and the community? If so, you have reason to turn to Chalmers - as first choice.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (29)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (9)
Arts, Design & Architecture (8)
Computer Science & IT (8)
Business & Management (6)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (5)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Social Sciences (1)

About

History

Chalmers was founded in 1829 as the result of a donation from the Director of the Swedish East India Company, William Chalmers. His forwardly optimistic motto, which remains ours today, is: "Avancez!"

Education

At Chalmers, you will learn to think independently and to meet future challenges with the help of engineering methods. This will prepare you for the global career demands of an engineer or architect and equip with the versatility needed to work with different cultures and markets. We have approximately 3,000 Masters students, 30% of them come from countries other than Sweden. With teachers and students from different cultures, the whole experience is designed to broaden your horizons and provide access to a greater network.

Research

  • Chalmers e-Science Centre
Chalmers e-Science Centre provides a focus for e-Science activities at Chalmers. This covers a broad spectrum of activities that includes research, development and infrastructure support for advanced computation, data exploration and data driven research as well as developments of relevant methods and technologies.
  • Centre for Healthcare Architecture, CVA
CVA is a national arena for the creation, translation, exchange and dissemination of knowledge about healthcare architecture. The centre conducts research, research training and contributes to architectural education. The research focus for CVA is architecture in its relation to curing, patient experience and effectiveness.

Career

Prepare your journey to work life by taking part in activities and service Chalmers Careers Service offer. Through Careers Service you will get tips, ideas and career advice that will help you along your way. They support you during your education at Chalmers. When you are well prepared, your chances increase getting to your wanted destination.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2019
128 5
2018
133 6
2017
139
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2018
201
2017
201
2016
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
201
2018
201 50
2017
251
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2018
374
2017
-
2016
-
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Student Centre

Chalmers has two Student Centres, one at Campus Johanneberg and one at Campus Lindholmen. At the front desk you can get answers to many of your questions as well as help with certificates and filling out forms. They can help you with change of address, information about how to register for courses or sign up for exams and provide contact details to Chalmers’ different support functions.

Housing services

Student housing agencies contracted by Chalmers.You will find description of accommodation, location and prices on the website of the specific agency. All administration - i.e. contracts, keys, payments - are handled by the housing agencies, not by Chalmers. Questions regarding housing should be addressed to the housing agencies directly.

Library services

The Chalmers Library is present on both campuses, Johanneberg and Lindholmen, and it provides various services for students:

  • Access to a wide range of resources in both printed and electronic form
  • Conversation groups for practicing Swedish
  • Writing support
  • Math tutoring
  • Support for students with disabilities
  • Training in information handling skills for both undergraduate and doctoral students

Medical services

The Student Health Center (Akademihälsan) helps students with the treatment of health problems originating in or aggravated by the study situation. It is a complement to the public health care system for students and it provides individual counselling, physiotherapy, general and psychiatric help. Booking an appointment is free of charge and English-speaking counselors are available.

Student Life

Campus life

Chalmers is located on two campuses in the city of Göteborg. Five minutes walk from Götaplatsen is Johanneberg campus, and in the middle of the expansive Norra Älvstranden (north of the river) is Lindholmen campus with e.g. the IT University and Department of Maritime Studies.

Sports facilities

At Chalmers University of Technology, many researchers and students are combining passion for sports with expertise in science and engineering. Using our state-of-the-art research facilities, we work closely with athletes, coaches, governing bodies and industry to find solutions to challenges throughout a whole range of sports – a dynamic meeting place for scientists and the general public. We have more than 90 collaboration partners in academia, industry and public organizations.Established in 2012, Sports and Technology at Chalmers is a multi-disciplinary initiative, hosted by the Materials Science Area of Advance. Our aim is not only to improve athletic performance, but also to help prevent sports injuries.

Student clubs

Student Göteborg is a welcome programme for new students at University of Gothenburg and Chalmers. It started in 2006 and is a collaboration between the University of Gothenburg, Chalmers, the Association of Student Unions in Gothenburg and the Trade & Industry group at Göteborg & Co.

Student Reviews

Chalmers University
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars
Chalmers University of Technology has Master's program on various disciplines. They also offer a wide range of elective courses, state of the art lab facilities.
My life in Chalmers
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars
Chalmers University of Technology is such a famous University that it deeply attracts students from all over the world come and study here. I am so happy I can be one of these students and got a chance to meet so many brilliant people from the whole world. In the past year, I not only finished the studies in school but also got chances to know the people from different companies. Every week du...
Life and Studies at Chalmers
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars
So far, the course has met my expectations and the social life on campus has exceeded them. The program has been challenging and fun, with an ability to select courses that range from innovation, management, and production. As such it provides a good mix of industry relevant topics and all the professors are extremely competent. As far as the student life on campus is concerned, there is a h...