Linkoping University
Region: Northern Europe
Country/Region: Sweden
Found Year: 1967
Address: Campus Valla

Linköping University (LiU) is a research based university known for excellence in education. With its roots in the late 1960:ies it is renowned for its innovative educational spirit, and its long–standing tradition of cross-disciplinary studies and research. The dual criteria of scientific excellence and societal benefit are guiding principles for the university’s strategic enterprises. Education and research is conducted within four faculties: Arts and Sciences, Educational Sciences, Health Sciences & Medicine and the Institute of Technology. Student population counts 27,000 of which 10 per cent are international, total number of staff 3,900, total income are 3,3 billion Swedish crowns (approx. 490 million US$) more than half of it goes into research. LiU is organized in broad, multi-disciplinary and cross-faculty departments, a framework that facilitates cooperation across disciplines and faculty borders. This, together with an ongoing dialogue with industry and society at large has been essential for the university’s ability to combine basic and applied research in thematic and innovative contexts. Communication Electronics, Organic Bioelectronics, Nanotechnology & Functional Materials, Medical Visualization & Simulation, Disability research are examples of areas that have been appointed centres of excellence by the Swedish research councils. Other examples of important research areas are entrepreneurship and innovation, environmental sciences, migration studies, gender studies and adult learning. LiU offers education at basic (Bachelor’s), advanced (Master’s) and PhD level. There is a clear focus on study programmes leading to advanced professional degrees within areas such as engineering, management, teaching and medicine. Well-structured, integrated and interdisciplinary study programmes form the core of our education. Linköping University is dedicated toward developing models for student-centred learning with approaches such as problem-based learning, portfolio pedagogics and project orientation. A variety of programmes of continuing education at Master’s level taught in Swedish or English give students an opportunity to gain the competitive edge that can spur a professional career.

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Telecommunication Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Materials Science & Engineering
Energy Science & Engineering
Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
Key Statistics
Total Enrollment
International Students
Undergraduate Enrollment
International Students
Graduate Enrollment
International Students
Undergraduate Programs
Air Transport And Logistics
Asia Knowledge - Targeting China
Asia Knowledge - Targeting Japan
Bachelor Of Chemical Analysis Techniques
Bachelor Of Construction
Bachelor Of Science In Computer
Bachelor Of Science In Electronics
Bachelor Of Science In Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor Of Science With Open Input
Bast Ermin
Behavioral And Social Sciences
Business Law
Business Law With Focus On Europe
Chemical Biology, Candidate
Chemistry - Molecular Design
Cognitive Science
Computer Science
Crafts, Crafts And Design
Cultural Studies
Culture, Media And Design
Culture, Society And Media
Data, It And Logistics
Economics And Law
Engineer In Design And Product Development
Engineering Education
Environmental Science
Furniture Conservation
Furniture Design
Furniture Upholstery
Graphic Design And Communication
Innovative Programming
Master Of Business Administration
Master Of Science In Applied Physics And Electrical Engineering
Master Of Science In Biomedical Engineering
Master Of Science In Business Administration
Master Of Science In Chemical Biology
Master Of Science In Computer Engineering
Master Of Science In Electronics Design
Master Of Science In Engineering Biology
Master Of Science In Industrial Management, International
Master Of Science In Information Technology
Master Of Science In Mechanical Engineering
Master Of Science In Media
Master'S Degree In Communications, Transport And Community
Mathematics, Science And Environment
Mathematics, Science And Environment
MBA, International
Medical And Healthcare
Medical Biology
Msc In Energy - Environment - Management
Occupational Therapist
Personnel And Labour Relations
Physics And Nanoscience
Political Candidate
Preparatory Courses
Preparatory Courses
Secondary Education In Secondary Schools,
Social And Cultural
Social Worker
Society Logistics
Speech Therapy
Statistics And Data Analysis
Systems Analysts
Teacher Education
Teacher Of The Year
Teachers In Grades
Teachers In Leisure
Teachers In Preschool And Grades
Technical / Scientific Base Year
Tourism With A Specialization In Cultural Heritage
Graduate Programs
Adult Learning And Global Change (One Year)
Advanced Computer Graphics
Applied Ethology And Animal Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration - Strategy And Management In International Organisations
Communication Electronics
Communication Systems
Computer Science
Computer Systems
Ecology And The Environment
Energy And Environmental Engineering
Gender Studies - Intersectionality And Change (One/Two Years)
Industrial Engineering And Management
Intelligent Transport Systems
International And European Relations
Language And Culture In Europe (One/Two Years)
Materials Physics And Nanotechnology
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Biosciences
Molecular Genetics And Physiology
Organic Synthesis/Medicinal Chemistry
Outdoor Environmental Education And Outdoor Life (One Year)
Science For Sustainable Development
Software Engineering And Management
Statistics And Data Mining
System-On-Chip (Socware)
Wireless Networks And Electronics