Mälardalen University, MDH, was founded in 1977 to meet the region's need for education and research. Today MDH has 15000 students and 900 employees, about 500 of whom are teachers at its four schools:
- School of Business, Society and Engineering
- School of Education, Culture and Communication
- School of Health, Care and Social Welfare
- School of Innovation, Desigh and Engineering
MDH is signatory of Magna Charta and as such emphasizes strong links between education and research, with value and applicability as key concepts.
MDH has campuses in the cities of Eskilstuna and Västerås, both of which are situtated one hour from Stockholm. The populations of the Mälardalen region comprises about three million people and a range of global companies are active here.
Our close cooperation with the private and public sectors enables us at MDH to help people feel better and the earth to last longer. Over the years, our cooperations with society and local communities has become more and more intense and long term. It takes place in the form of strategic agreements, platforms, research projects and study programmes designed and evaluated togeter with private and public partners. MDH's cooperation activities and their outcomes benefit research and education, as well as the cooperating partners. Thanks to cooperation, research results can be transformed into concrete products and services, while students can complete job placements or degree projects with future employers, and the supply of competence and dissemination of knowledge in the region are ensure.
Active cooperation is at the core of the University's endeavours and MDH continuously takes new steps to achive the vision of A Strong MDH - The Co-Productive University.
We offer our students the knowledge, tools and possibilities to create their own future. Our students read courses and programmes within business, education, engineering and health.
The programmes we offer are developed in collaboration with our strategic partners in the industry, ensuring that the demands from the professional market are met and making you more attractive after graduation. We welcome students from around the world who choose MDH to be their place to study.
Our international community is thriving and the students are enjoying a full on Swedish experience in the heart Mälardalen. The atmosphere is both Swedish and international with teachers and students from all over the world.
Mälardalen University offers the following programmes at undergraduate level:
- Analytical Finance
- International Business Management (EPAS accredited)
Mälardalen University offers the following master's programmes:
- Caring Science and Nursing
- Engineering Mathematics
- Financial Engineering
- Innovation and Design
- Intelligent Embedded Systems
- International Marketing (EPAS accredited)
- Product and Process Development - Production and Logistics
- Public Health
- Social Work
- Software Engineering
- Sustainable Energy Systems
- Work Life Studies