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Linköping University: A first-class education and great student life

Linköping University, LiU, conducts world-leading, boundary-crossing research in fields that include materials science, IT and hearing. In the same spirit, the university offers many innovative educational programmes. Our graduates are among the most desirable in the labour market and international rankings consistently place LiU as a leading global university.

Anna Nilsen

Have you got what it takes?

To help shape the world?
To place innovation above tradition and results above prestige?
Can you prioritise lab time above sleeping in?
Studying above scrolling social media?

If you want to take your personal passion to the next level, delivering benefits far beyond your own sphere, you will need to embrace collaboration, innovation and get out of your comfort zone.

We are calling all change-makers up for the challenge to join us in Sweden at Linköping University on a journey towards new discoveries.

Let us introduce you to our 28 international programmes. Each of them is a springboard to an important career and a life full of challenges and meaning. Today and tomorrow, for you and the world.

Engineering and Computer Science
Aeronautical Engineering (M.Sc.)
Applied Ethology and Animal Biology (M.Sc.)
Biomedical Engineering (M.Sc.)
Communication Systems (M.Sc.)
Computer Science (M.Sc.)
Electronics Engineering (M.Sc.)
Industrial Engineering and Management (M.Sc.)
Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics (M.Sc.)
Mechanical Engineering (M.Sc.)
Sustainability Engineering and Management (M.Sc.)
Statistics and Machine Learning (M.Sc.)

Design (M.Sc.)

Environmental studies
Ecology and the Environment (M.Sc.)
Science for Sustainable Development (M.Sc.)

Natural Sciences
Chemistry (M.Sc.)
Experimental and Industrial Biomedicine (B.Sc.)
Experimental and Medical Biosciences, (M.Sc.)
Materials Science and Nanotechnology (M.Sc.)

Adult Learning and Global Change (M.A., online)
Outdoor Sustainability Education (M.A.)

Social Science and Humanities
Applied Ethics (M.A.)
Business Administration – Strategy and Management in International Organisations (M.Sc.)
Child Studies (M.SSc., partly online)
Computational Social Science (M.Sc.)
Ethnic and Migration Studies (M.A)
Gender studies (M.SSc., partly online)
International and European Relations (M.SSc.)
Strategic Urban and Regional Planning (M.Sc)

Why Linköping University?

Our staff and alumni are working to meet today’s challenges by, for example, converting fossil-fuel-powered safari vehicles to electrical drive in Kenya, creating the tools to stop the poaching of rhinos, constructing energy-storage devices in plants, or laying the foundation for the visualisation table used at the British Museum for a mummy exhibition. These are only a few of the areas where we are making an impact.

Many companies have their roots in LiU research or have been founded by alumni. They span from major world leaders such as Sectra and IFS to small new niche businesses. We offer all our students innovation counsellors to help them develop and test their ideas if they would like to create a start-up alongside their studies.

Our innovative spirit was set from the start in 1975 when we were first in Sweden to offer study programmes in Industrial Engineering and Management, Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering. We also launched Sweden’s first Computer Science and Engineering programme. Today this is still reflected in our impressive ranking results where we score four top-100 positions in the ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019:
Telecommunication (51-75), Electrical and Electronic Engineering (76-100), Energy Science (76-100) and Nursing (50).

Our international programmes not only take advantage of this spirit of innovation and desire to do good but also benefit from an environment where we encourage our students to take an active role in learning and aim to stimulate independent and critical thinking by nurturing problem-solving abilities. We seek to implement an innovative educational approach grounded in real-world systems and products.

However, we are not just about world-class research and innovative education but offer stimulating surroundings for you to call home. Whether you are more swayed by quiet countryside walks or by vibrant cultural life, Linköping and Norrköping campus cities in East Sweden both have plenty to offer. To help you network and make friends, we are particularly known for our rich and one of a kind student life. There are many student associations on campus that cater to a wide variety of interests such as music, sports, cosplay, religion and much more.

Join us and let us help you achieve the future you dream of!

We offer free webinars and recordings for interested students at: https://liu.se/en/article/webinars

Find out lots more about us on our website or ask us a question via our contact form.
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