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University of Skövde

About the Institution

The University of Skövde was founded in in 1977. In its first year, it offered only 300 places, but now has grown to have approximately 9,000 students across 50 undergraduate programmes. Today it is considered one of the best universities in Sweden. The university is located in Skövde, which is known for its beautiful landscapes, with wide fields, forests and many lakes. The mountain Billingen, located within walking-distance from the city centre, is one of the region's most complete sports and recreation areas all year around. Another venue for activities is Arena Skövde, offering various sport events, concerts, bowling and the best indoor aqua-park in Sweden. It is approximately a two-hour train journey to Stockholm and an hour from Gothenburg.

Estimated living costs

Estimated living costs have been suggested by the university,but actual expenses may vary depending on student lifestyle. The cost of travel to and from the country is not included in these estimates.

University of Skövde
We are a modern and welcoming university, with first-class education & internationally competitive research a place where we strive for greatest accomplishments