Kristianstad University

Kristianstad, Sweden
Kristianstad University, in southern Sweden, was founded in 1977, but in this region we can trace our roots way back for teacher's training (1835), nurses (1893) and engineers (1912).



Kristianstad University was founded in 1977. Today there are about 14,000 students at the campus, situated just 10 minutes from the town centre. On the campus you have access to inspiring meeting places and a wide range of services within a short walking distance.


We provide education in Educational Sciences, Natural, Social and Environmental Sciences, Food, Health, and Nursing Care, Psychology, Sociology, and Social Work, Computer Sciences, Design, and Engineering, Economics and Human Resources.


Areas of research:

  • Educational Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • Environmental and Natural Sciences
  • The Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Computer Science

Master's Programmes

Education & Training (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Humanities (1)
Medicine & Health (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Kristianstad University!


Housing services

If you are a tuition-fee paying student or have received a scholarship at Kristianstad University we will help you to find a room in a student room/dorm during your studies in Kristianstad. You will receive information via email, after you have been admitted, regarding the application procedure.

Library services

Staff and students are allowed to order interlibrary loans. The purpose of the ordered material shall be studies or work-related. Material held by the library can not be ordered. You can submit orders through Libris or the order form below.

ICT services

IT Services is to support all sections, departments and units at Kristianstad University for IT support. The task consists of the management and maintenance of existing systems and also to provide assistance in development projects. We provide the following services: computers, telephony, networks, operations and user support for FirstClass, VPN and wireless network.

Student Life

Campus life

Situated in the north eastern part of Skåne, Kristianstad is the main centre of the region. The town combines the modern and the old and is situated in an area of great natural beauty. Kristianstad is also known for its cosy cafés, restaurants and shops.

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