Luleå University of Technology


Luleå University of Technology is experiencing strong growth with world-leading competence in several areas of research. Our research is conducted in close cooperation with companies such as Bosch, Ericsson, Scania, LKAB, SKF and leading international universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.6 billion per year. We currently have 1,600 employees and 15,000 students.

Exchange Program Fact Sheet

Facts and figures

Year Established 1971
Total Number of Staff 1600
Number of Academic Staff 779
Number of Students 15000
Focus Areas

Areas of excellence in research and innovation
• Attractive built environment
• Effective innovation och organisation
• Future mining
• Renewable energy
• Innovative art and science
• Sustainable transportation
• Health
• Intelligent industrial processes
• Education
• Enabling ICT
• Space
• Smart machines and materials

Fields of Study Offered Teacher training and education science (broad programmes)
Music and performing arts
Foreign languages
Sociology and cultural studies
Political science and civics
Business and administration (broad programmes)
Marketing and advertising
Finance, banking, insurance
Accounting and taxation
Law (broad programmes)
Computer science
Computing (broad programmes)
Engineering and engineering trades (broad programmes)
Mechanics and metal work
Electricity and energy
Electronics and automation
Chemical and process
Manufacturing and processing (broad programmes)
Materials (wood, paper, plastic, glass)
Mining and extraction
Architecture and town planning
Building and civil engineering
Health (broad programmes)
Nursing and caring
Therapy and rehabilitation