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Örebro University

History

  • 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.

Education

  • Örebro University currently ranks among the top 400 universities in the world according to Times Higher Education 2021. 
  • For a few years now, we have also been included on the Shanghai ranking (ARWU) and most recently on the Leiden ranking. Close ties between teaching and learning, research and collaboration, are the mutual starting points for all activities. 
  • We offer many attractive professional degree programmes in, among others, medicine, psychology, law and engineering. 
  • The university has strong research within medicine, psychology, environmental science and computer science.

Research

  • 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. 
  • Örebro University is second in Sweden in terms of having research related to the United Nation’s global sustainable development goals.

Career

  • 84 per cent graduate employability (national), roles within the fields of research and further study are often available to master’s graduates.

PhD Programmes

Örebro University Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Örebro University. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
55000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Type Rating Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
International Conference Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Financial Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Spreadsheet Gladiator Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Coefficient
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
200 USD
Deadline
31 May 2024
Wiingy Future STEM Leaders Scholarship
Merit-based

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Wiingy
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Örebro University, visit our scholarship search.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
601 -200
2023
401
2022
401
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
701 -100
2022
601
2021
601
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
667 -20
2022
647
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.

Student services

  • Student Centre
  • International Office
  • Admissions Office
  • Housing Office

Housing services

  • On-campus accommodation – rooms with kitchenette and en-suite.
  • Approx. €350-€400/month.

Library services

  • The Main Library at Campus Örebro is a two-storey building and has many individual study spots, student computer workstations, and group study rooms. 
  • The library holds two copies of all obligatory course books used at the university. There is also a reference copy that can be taken out on day loan.

ICT services

  • On-site IT support with IT office that supports students with technical queries.

Medical services

  • Local healthcare centres and on-campus support services.

Campus life

  • Two campus locations, both located near the city centre. On-campus facilities include shops, restaurants and a student gym.

Sports facilities

  • Campus gym, numerous sporting activities and clubs, track and field facilities and sports courts and pitches.

Student clubs

  • Societies for arts and media, clubs and associations for faculties and international students. Students can join the Student Union and participation in campus activities.

  • AACSB
  • EMOS

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