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University


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University accreditation applies to courses from this institution

Description

Education and Research at a Scenic Campus: Högskolan i Gävle has approximately 13 000 students, more than 40 study programmes and second-cycle programmes, about 400 courses in humanities, social and natural sciences and technology.

Research Profiles: Built Environment and Health-promoting Working Life are the general research profiles of the higher education institution. Important parts included are Spatial Planning with a specialisation in Sustainable Built Environment and Musculoskeletal Disorders with the purpose to prevent work-related injuries. In 2010, the higher education institution received permission to carry out third-cycle programmes in the profile area of Built Environment.  The higher education institution has applied for permission to carry out third-cycle programmes in technology, humanities and social sciences.

Distance Education: Earlier than the more traditional universities and higher education institutions, we have adapted the programmes to the demands of the market and dared to try new types of teaching e g different forms of distance education. Today, Högskolan i Gävle is one of Sweden's leading higher education institutions when it comes to distance education. Certain distance educations have meetings on one of the campus sites, others are based on modern IT support only and are therefore independent on which city you are in. The wide range of distance courses enables students to live in the home town and still carry out academic studies.

Location

Address

Sweden, 801 76 Gävle
Gävle
80176
Sweden (SE)

International department web address

Contact

Telephone:
0046-26 - 64 85 00

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