Kristianstad University

A modern university with a friendly spirit

What’s HKR best known for?

Kristianstad University (HKR) is an international, modern and progressive university situated in southern Sweden.
Our campus provides you with access to modern information technology, inspiring meeting places and high-quality services. We see our students are our most valuable resource and take pride in maintaining a close relation between students, professors and other members of staff.

What kind of programmes does HKR offer?

We offer several bachelor’s and master’s programmes taught in English.

Bachelor’s programmes in:

  • Computer science and engineering, specialisation in embedded systems
  • Software development
  • English: language, literature and society

Master’s programmes in:

  • Sustainable water management
  • Business administration
  • Computer science, specialisation in embedded systems
  • Integrative health science

What’s the alumni network like?

Ìnformation on our alumni network can be found on our alumni homepage –

What are the main local industries?

Main local companies include the Absolut Company AB, Culinar, Krinova, and Incubator & Science Park.


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