MĂ€lardalen University (abbreviated MDH) is one of Sweden’s large institutes of higher education. The University has over 13,000 students studying our 51 programmes and 1,000 courses, and almost 900 faculty and staff. MDH is characterised by close partnerships with businesses and the public sector in the region, making our University attractive to students – and our students attractive on the labour market.

MĂ€lardalen University is situated in the densely populated and expansive region around Lake MĂ€laren, about one hour by train from Stockholm and Uppsala.

The University is characterised by its close cooperation with companies and with the public sector in the region and by its distinct environmental profile. MĂ€lardalen University conducts education that leads to employment and invests in research which generates beneficial solutions for societal development.

MÀlardalen University, with its campuses in Eskilstuna and VÀsterÄs, is a central driving force in the region. Thanks to our close partnerships with international companies such as ABB, Volvo and Bombardier and HEIs all around the world, we offer an international study and working environment.


Box 883, SE-721 03 VÀsterÄs


+46-21 10 13 00

Head of public authority (President/Vice-Chancellor/CEO/DG):

Rektor Karin Röding



Press contact


Sofia Norlin


+46-21 101325

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