Malmö University

A modern and globally-aware university in an inventive city

Campus location

Study for a global change. Choose Sweden, Choose Malmö.


What is Malmö University best known for?

Malmö University has a modern approach to teaching, where a student-centred learning approach plays an important part. We aim to create a multi-disciplinary learning environment, which means students will often study across more than one faculty. Programmes often include internship elements and project work in close cooperation with regional authorities, local initiatives and international companies.

We’re one of the largest universities in Sweden and have 250 partner universities worldwide. About a third of our students have an international background and our goal is to create a truly international study environment. And our lively campus is located in the heart of a thriving and dynamic city – ranked fourth on Forbes’ list of the most inventive cities in the world.

What kind of programmes does Malmö University offer?

We offer English-taught programmes and courses within the following subject areas:

  • Biomedicine
  • Computer Science
  • Interaction Design
  • Media Studies
  • Social Sciences

What’s the alumni network like?

Malmö University has alumni working in all parts of the world. We keep connected through our Alumni Network: Alumni & Friends. ↗️

What are the main local industries?

Malmö ranks fourth on Forbes’ list of the most inventive cities in the world, based on the number of patent applications per 10,000 residents. Eight start-up companies are founded every day in Malmö.* The region also hosts a range of global companies on the forefront of IT, mobile technology and life sciences. Medicon Valley is one of Europe’s largest open innovation arenas in the field of life science, and connects academia, hospitals and companies in the Oresund Region (1). Naturally, our educational programmes and research influence and are influenced by Malmö’s entrepreneurial environment.

*(Forbes: The World’s 15 Most Inventive Cities 2013) ↗️

(1) Greater Copenhagen and Sealand in Denmark and Skåne in Sweden.

The buildning of Malmö University Niagara
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