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Chalmers University of Technology

Chalmersplatsen 4 Gothenburg View map
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is a research-intensive university, continuously rated as the best known as well as the best reputed university in Sweden, in annual public surveys. Chalmers also gets top scores on learning by students in the International Students Barometer.

With more than 70 nationalities represented and 40 English taught two-year master’s programmes Chalmers is a highly progressive international university. Out of 10 000 students, 1 000 are international master’s students. Campus life is welcoming, generous and diverse. The location in Gothenburg, Sweden’s second biggest city, on the beautiful west coast makes for great times, studies aside, whether you prefer outdoor life or urban pleasures.

The learning atmosphere is open-minded and informal, encouraging independent thinking and creativity in the tackling of intricate real-life problems with theoretical knowledge – a fertile environment for innovation. With this comes a genuine entrepreneurial spirit, embodied in the subsidiary Chalmers Ventures. Its highly ranked business incubators, are making sure new ideas finds their way to commercial use.

Founded as an industry school for poor children in 1829 Chalmers University of Technology has been deeply rooted in the needs of the industry and committed to societal development ever since.

The spirit of the Chalmers legacy is expressed in the vision – for a sustainable future. A vision, not to be cherished by a chosen few specialising in sustainability matters. Instead, the vision is permeating all activities at the university: research, education, utilisation and daily life on two campuses. Courses addressing environmental issues and sustainability has been integrated in all programmes for more than three decades.

Chalmers University of Technology conducts research in a number of cutting edge infrastructures, such as its clean room, Onsala Space Observatory and AstaZero – the world’s first full-scale test environment for road safety. Europe’s biggest ever research initiative, the Graphene Flagship with a budget of € 1 billion, is coordinated by Chalmers.

As part of a profound commitment to utilisation, Chalmers has strategic partnerships with internationally renowned high-tech companies such as Volvo, Ericsson, SKF and AstraZeneca. The close links to industry and society characterises the education as well as the research conducted at the university, and it provides excellent career opportunities for students.

Programs available

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Applied Information Technology

Applied Mechanics


Biology and Biological Engineering

Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Energy and Environment

Materials and Manufacturing Technology

Mathematical Sciences

Microtechnology and Nanoscience


Product and production development

Shipping and Marine Technology

Signals and Systems

Technology Management and Economics

University Highlights

Total students - 9,209


International students - 1,821


Total faculty staff - 1,124


Total students - 9,209


International students - 1,821


Total faculty staff - 1,124


Undergraduate Program

< 2,000
16,000 - 18,000

Postgraduate Program

< 2,000
16,000 - 18,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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This institution accepts IELTS!
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