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The University of Skövde (in Swedish: Högskolan i Skövde, HIS) is a state university in Skövde, Sweden. The University of Skövde was granted university status in 1983 and is now an academic institution with general and specialised educational programmes in topics like Business, Health, Biomedicine and Computer game design. Research, education, and PhD training at the university are divided on four schools;
- Behavioural sciences
- Engineering and Technology
- Game Development
- Health sciences
Our aim is that the university’s research should make a difference locally, nationally as well as internationally. The share of the research that receives external funds is 66% (2019), and our principal contributors are KK-stiftelsen (The Knowledge Foundation), the EU, the Region Västra Götaland, and private companies.
The University of Skövde has five research fields. Three of these are: Systems Biology, Informatics and Virtual Engineering. These three form the foundation for INFINIT. The university’s joint theme of Digitalization for Sustainable Development should always be integrated into all research projects and environments to the greatest extent possible.
We are a modern and welcoming university, with first-class education and internationally competitive research, a place where we strive for the greatest accomplishments.
Ever since the inception in 1977 we have aimed for excellence. Every decision, every achievement has emerged from a focus on creating excellent and well known educations and research specialisations that make a difference to reality.