Mälardalen University (MDH), Sweden

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Mälardalen University, MDH - Sweden

Mälardalen University (Swedish: Mälardalens högskola), or MDH, is a university college (högskola) located in Västerås and Eskilstuna, Sweden. It has 16,000 students and around 1000 employees, of which 91 are professors, 504 teachers, and 215 doctoral students. Mälardalen University is the world’s first environmentally certified school according to the international standard ISO 14001.

MDH is Sweden’s largest university college and has campuses in Eskilstuna and Västerås. Around 20 000 students study courses and programmes in Design and Communication, Economics, Healthcare, Education, Engineering, Chamber Music and Opera.

At MDH research is conducted in six research specialisations that promote knowledge and development, for Swedish industry and peoples’ welfare, but also for solving the many challenges facing society:

  • Future Energy
  • Healthcare and Welfare
  • Embedded Systems
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Innovation and Product Realisation
  • Educational Sciences and Mathematics

The research in Future Energy and Embedded Systems is internationally prominent, and research in Embedded Systems is ranked internationally among the best in the world.


  • We are a progressive university
  • We create value through collaboration
  • We help shape a sustainable future