Mälardalens högskola

country rank  16
world rank  1850

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University Overview

Established in 1977, Mälardalens högskola (Mälardalen University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Västerås (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Vastmanland County. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Eskiltuna. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Mälardalens högskola (MdU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Mälardalens högskola (MdU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 42 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Swedish higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Mälardalen University
Acronym MdU
Founded 1977
Colours Orange and white

University Location

Address Box 883
Västerås (population range: 50,000-249,999)
721 23 Vastmanland County
T +46 (21) 101 300
F +46 (21) 101 580
Other locations Eskiltuna

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office PO Box 883
+46 (21) 101526

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Mälardalens högskola's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019