Örebro University has its roots in the higher education which was established in Örebro during the 1960s. In 1977, Örebro University College was established through a merger of the Uppsala University branch in Örebro, the Preschool Teaching Seminary, the College of Physical Education and Sport Science, and the College of Social Sciences. Örebro University was founded in 1999.
We offer some 85 degree programmes at the undergraduate and Master’s levels as well as some 1,000 separate courses. Örebro University cooperates with industry and commerce, local and regional governments and other organisations, both nationally and internationally.
Örebro University’s research spans no less than 36 different subjects, across the humanities and social sciences, medicine and health, and science and technology fields. Here you are one step away from finding information about our research environments, teams, projects and subjects. You can also learn more about research activities at Örebro University by reading our features and news pieces or by watching our films.
The Swedish Higher Education Authority has placed Örebro University as one of the leading Swedish universities for graduate employability, with 84 per cent of our graduates being in employment within a year of graduation.
Örebro University is ranked in the top 2 per cent of the world’s universities by Times Higher Education.
You can contact the study advisors for guidance and advice concerning subjects, courses, programmes or the job market. You might for instance have questions about applications, admission requirements, admission levels, the orientation and content of courses, how to plan your studies, degrees etc.
Student housing is offered at Studentgatan, corridor-style living, room with own bathroom for you as an exchange student.
Student housing is also offered in Västra Flygeln (RED HOUSE) where a limited number of students can be offered corridor-style living own room, shared common areas in a more quiet setting on campus.
The library is a work and meeting place for university students, staff and other visitors. To create the best possible environment for study and work, the following apply:
Here are the IT services that you may need as a student at Örebro University. Click on the images below for information about the areas Wi-Fi/Wireless network, Software, Computer rooms, Hearing technology and AV-technology.
The Campus Health Centre is run by Feelgood and works with health promotion. We provide health advice and support from nurses, physiotherapists, psychologists and behaviourists.
Give yourself a break in between exams and lectures. Wind down with workout - it works wonders for your body and soul. Örebro University campus area offers excellent sporting facilities. There are running tracks, football pitches, volleyball- and basketball courts, tennis courts, sport halls and a state of the art gym. Take a look at the jam-packed workout schedule with 70 sessions a week of step workout, Zumba classes, team cycling, yoga, and ball sports. Or why not join the events organised by the outdoor section, such as kayaking or long-distance ice skating.
The hub of student activity is Örebro Student Union, which organises social events for students. However, you will also find many opportunities to get involved in your local community as well as in outdoor and sporting events.
Örebro University is home to societies for students sharing similar interests. You can also keep an eye out around campus for flyers advertising societies and events.
However, Örebro have lots to offer off-campus. Discovering all your city and region has to offer and getting involved in your community can be a great way to make Swedish friends.