Luleå University of Technology is Scandinavia’s northernmost university, with world-class research and education. Our research is conducted in close collaboration with companies such as Bosch, Ericsson, Scania, LKAB, and SKF and with leading universities abroad. Luleå University of Technology has a turnover exceeding SEK 1.6 billion per year. We currently have 1,750 employees and 16,000 students.
As a student at Luleå University of Technology you will receive a high-quality education, with excellent teachers who are also scientists. The university has very close contacts with companies and other employers. High scores in evaluations of the quality of our courses ensure that our students receive first rate education.
Our research aims to provide opportunities and tools for the construction of a supremely livable and sustainable society. Rooted in natural resources such as renewable energy, ores, minerals, forests and water, we develop systems, technologies and organizations that provide opportunities for people to live the good life.
The University’s nine strong research and innovation areas (http://www.ltu.se/research/areas-of-excellence) comprise coordinated research groups in: Attractive Built-up Environments, Effective Innovation and Organization, Future Mining, Renewable Energy, Innovative Art and Science , Sustainable Transportation, Intelligent Industrial Processes, Enabling ICT, and Smart Machines and Materials.
Luleå University of Technology is also established in Piteå, Skellefteå, Kiruna, and Filipstad.