University West Sweden

University West, Sweden

University West (Swedish: Högskolan Väst) is a university college (högskola) located in Trollhättan, in southwestern Sweden. University West was initially called University College of Trollhättan/Uddevalla (Swedish: Högskolan i Trollhättan/Uddevalla) and had three campuses, in Trollhättan, Uddevalla and Vänersborg. In 2008 all activities were relocated to new facilities in Trollhättan.

University West in Trollhättan is a modern university which offers education collaborating with work-life in an attractive and modern study environment. We focus on the student and learning.


’University West is a driving force within society, working together with a wide range of collaborative partners to create knowledge and make it accessible to a greater extent.’

Core values

Our four core values describe the characteristics of our institution and what defines us: who we are, how we do things, and our unique identity.


University West’s strategic planning is based upon the Strategic Platform and is decided by University West’s University Board. The strategies are reviewed annually and are documented in the University Operational Plan (ÖVP). The University Operational Plan then forms the basis for each work unit’s operational plan.

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Location Details

S- 46186, Trollhättan, Sweden

External Links

World Ranking of University West, Sweden

QS Ranking Shanghai Ranking