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University West

  • Founded in 1990 as the College of Trollhättan and Uddevalla. Campus moved to Trollhättan in 2008
  • 13,000 enrolled students annually. 5,100 full-time.
  • 750/715 employees (researchers, teaching staff and administrative staff)
  • Four departments: Engineering Science, Health Science, School of Business, Economics and IT, Social and Behavioural Studies.


  • Profile Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Has the distinguished task of developing WIL from the Swedish government: High and increasing number of applicants
  • Wide recruitment: Highest level in Sweden of students with a non-academic background
  • High level of employment after graduation: At top level in Sweden with 87 percent of the graduated students established in the labor market one year after exam.
  • High level of external funding of research: Over 50 percent of the total amount
  • Phd Eduation in Work integrated learning (55 doctoral students) and Production technology (35 doctoral students)
  • Cooperation with other universities: 135 partner universities, and about 30 countries worldwide

WIL at University West

    • Long-standing member of WACE
    • Work Integrated Learning (WIL) defines everything we do as a university
    • Conducts nationally and internationally recognized education within the field of WIL, from Bachelor to PhD level
    • Unique doctoral program within WIL
    • Quality assurance system for WIL in education
    • A long history of conducting practice-oriented research closely together with all types of partners in society

    About Trollhättan

            • 60,000 inhabitants
            • Industry, technology, innovation
            • Part of West Sweden region



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