Karlstad University

Street: Universitetgatan, 2
Postcode: 651 88
City: Karlstad
Country: Sweden
Phone: +46 54-700 10 00
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History and Objectives

It was founded in 1977. Its ambition is to develop our broad base in education while developing a few strong profiles in research. It promotes work in multidisciplinary groups in order to offer students and partners broad perspectives.

Governing Team

  • Rector
  • Pro-Rector
  • Vice-Rector
  • Director

Grounds

  • Campus of Karlstad

International Programmes

  • OECD-project
  • ETCS
  • Staff Mobility
  • international European Agreements

Calendar

1st semester from October to February (examinations from mid-January to Mid-February). 2nd semester from February to July (examinations from Mid-May to July).

Departments

  • Humanities
  • Health Science
  • Natural Science
  • Social Science
  • Law
  • Education
  • Technology

Degrees

Programmes (Taught in English)
  • Master Programme in Mechanical Engineering 60 ECTS
  • Master’s Programme in Electrical Engineering 60 ECTS
  • Master of Science in Computer Science 60 ECTS
  • Master’s Programme: Service Management Research 60 ECTS
Courses (Taught in English)
  • Oral Health in an International Perspective, 21-25 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Swedish as a Foreign Language I, Preparand (7.5 ECTS)
  • Swedish as a Foreign Language II, Preparand (7.5 ECTS)
  • Swedish as a Foreign Language I, Preparand (7.5 ECTS)
  • Swedish as a Foreign Language III, Preparand (7.5 ECTS)
  • Swedish as a Foreign Language, Oral and Written Proficiency, Level I, 1-10 p (15 ECTS)
  • Biology
  • Project Work, Biology C, 51-60 p (15 ECTS)
  • Project Work, Biology D, 61-80 p (30 ECTS)
  • Business Studies
  • International Marketing, 41-50 p (15 ECTS)
  • Quality Management, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Service Management and Marketing, 41-50 p (15 ECTS)
  • Service Management Control, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Chemistry
  • Project Work, Chemistry C, 51-60 p (15 ECTS)
  • Project Work, Chemistry D, 61-80 p (30 ECTS)
  • Computer Science
  • Compiler Construction, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Computer Security, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • D-level Dissertation, 71-90 p (30 ECTS)
  • Network Security, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Object-Oriented Design Methods, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Software Engineering, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Topics in Computer Networking, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Economics
  • Financial Markets, Risk and Insurance, 21-25 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • International Trade, 21-25 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Macroeconomics, 21-25 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Microeconomics, 21-25 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Adaptive Signal Processing, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Automatic Control, Advanced Course, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Optimal Control, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Scientific Computing for Engineers, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • System Identification, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • English
  • Academic English, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Business English, 1-10 p (15 ECTS)
  • English for Practical and Professional Purposes, 1-10 p (15 ECTS)
  • English for Science and Technology, 1-10 p (15 ECTS)
  • English Language and Literature, 41-60 p (30 ECTS)
  • English Linguistics, 61-80 p (30 ECTS)
  • English Literature, 61-80 p (30 ECTS)
  • Text, Media and Culture, 1-10 p (15 ECTS)
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Science D, 61-80 p (30 ECTS)
  • Nordic Nature and Environment, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Information Science
  • Project Management, 1-10 p (15 ECTS)
  • Interculture
  • Intercultural Communication, 1-10 p (15 ECTS)
  • Materials Engineering
  • Deformation and Failure of Engineering Materials, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Master Thesis in Materials Engineering, 61-80 p (30 ECTS)
  • Master Thesis in Materials Engineering, 71-80 p (15 ECTS)
  • Materials Characterisation, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Surface Technology and Tribology, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Mathematics
  • Advanced calculus, 26-30 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Complex Analysis, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Mathematics at an advanced level (D-level), 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Mathematics D, 61-80 p (30 ECTS)
  • Media and Communication Science
  • Cross Cuts: Media, Communication and Film Studies, 21-30 p (15 ECTS)
  • Media, Culture and Technology, 21-30 p (15 ECTS)
  • Physics
  • Analytical Mechanics, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Electromagnetic fields, 21-25 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Introductory modern physics, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Mathematical Physics, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Physics, 41-60 p (30 ECTS)
  • Physics, 61-80 p (30 ECTS)
  • Quantum Physics I, 21-25 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Quantum Physics II, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Solid State Physics, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Surface Physics, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Symmetries, Groups and Algebras, 61-65 (7.5 ECTS)
  • Political Science
  • Aspects of Sweden, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Essay Writing in Politics, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Further Studies in Politics, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • International Politics, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Sweden and Scandinavia in a European Perspective, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Swedish and Comparative Politics, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • The Welfare States in Transition, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
  • Religion
  • World Religious/History of Religion, 1-10 p (15 ECTS)