During the 70s, the university is established , the origin of the technical base year is started and the first civil engineers graduate.
Skills development, education, research and innovation. These are the areas included in the letter of intent on strategic collaboration that Luleå University of Technology and Kiruna Municipality have signed.
Research at Luleå University of Technology is for the most part applied research and is conducted in close collaboration with international and national companies.
The research has a turnover close to EUR 95million and covers 69 research subjects.
The Career Center at Luleå University of Technology is a bridge between academia and industry. We support the students for their upcoming career and are available as contact for those in industry and/or the public sector who want to market their organisation and recruit students from Luleå University of Technology.
At the International Office of Luleå University of Technology, we will do our very best to serve you during your stay. We know the regulations that apply for exchange students in Sweden. We also know the university and we have access to a wide contact network of colleagues in universities all over the world.
Luleå University of Technology does its best to make sure that all Exchange students on university exchange programmes and Master’s students who pay tuition fees or hold tuition fee waiver/scholarship receive housing during their time of study. However, this only extends for a reasonable time and it is your obligation to inform us of your arrival, and of the fact that you require accommodation.
You need a library account to be able to use the services in the library, for example borrow books and order interlibrary loans. Everyone from the age of 18 can get a library account.
You can use the account at these libraries:
We are here for you. If you have IT questions, there are three ways you can contact the IT Servicedesk: by phone, in person, or online. We handle issues in all campuses. Do not hesitate to contact us for both big and small questions!
It is important that you obtain sufficient health (dental care included) and travel insurance in your home country. You will not be able to do this in Sweden. EU/EEA citizens and citizens from certain countries, which have a mutual health insurance agreement with Sweden, do have the right to the same medical benefits, even though they are non residents in Sweden.
Studying at Luleå University of Technology in Skellefteå gives you access to a campus with library, sports center, student counseling, learning center, restaurants, cafés. By joining the Student Association you can participate in sports activities, use of rehearsal studio, visit the student pub, movie nights and other activities.
Student sports at Luleå University of Technology (StiL) is considered as one of Sweden's absolute best. For those who like physical activity, Luleå University of Technology is the right place to be. At StiL on campus in Luleå you can choose from a wide range of sports activities.
There are two student unions at Luleå University of Technology: the Student Association of Engineering and Luleå Student Union. They work to ensure that students at Luleå University of Technology have the best education, lead rich social lives, and are well prepared for the labour market.