University of Skövde

Skövde, Sweden
We offer first-class programmes and competitive research which attracts students from all over the world. We hope that you will become one of them



The center organizes research aimed at understanding various biological systems. The research is driven by novel laboratory methods, methods to analyse large data sets, and modelling of the biological system in focus.


Student and career counselling

  • Helps students to see opportunities, regardless of conditions
  • Helps students to get through the entire process - from presumptive student to alumnus
  • Raises students' awareness of the processes going on in/outside them

Master's Programmes

Medicine & Health (2)
Engineering & Technology (1)

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


Housing services

If you would like to apply for accommodation at any of our four accommodation areas (listed below), please fill out and submit the form in connection with your application to the University.We will handle your application for accommodation when you are admitted to the University of Skövde. This means that we will not consider your application unless we have received all your documents.Due to a shortage of accommodation, you must be prepared to accept a room within 30 minutes distance and that we cannot guarantee your first choice.

Library services

During spring 2016, Ivana Carlson shows her work of book folding in the library. With the help of a computer program, folded pages can take the forms of for example portraits, messages and symbols.

ICT services

IT-service is a unit within the IT department. IT-service supports students, staff and guests in matters concerning the University's IT environment. We are responsible for the operation and maintenance of the University's shared IT infrastructure for networks, servers, workstations and systems. We also coordinate and execute the procurement of IT equipment and software.

Medical services

You can contact the social counsellors for all forms of psychosocial support. If you have or get social, emotional or personal matters that bother you and that are connected to your study situation, you might discuss them with the social counsellor. Such matters may include, for instance:

  • stress
  • anexiety
  • mental illness
  • advice about medical or dental care

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Skövde campus is in one location, close to Skövde city centre and many student halls of residence. There are many advantages to a single, unified campus, most notably the possibility of a closer relationship between students, as well as between students and staff. Our campus features everything you need as a student: lecture halls, reading rooms, the university library, computer rooms and restaurants.

Student clubs

As a student at the University of Skövde it is beneficial to also be a member of the Student Union. By being a member with us, you get the strength of an entire organisation at your back, to help you with the issues that are important to you.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.