Karlstad University

Karlstad University, Universitetsgatan, Karlstad, Sweden

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Karlstad University (Swedish Karlstads universitet) is a state university in Karlstad, Sweden. The university, being a former university college (founded 1977) was granted university status in 1999 by the Government of Sweden. Originally it was a branch of the University of Gothenburg. There are about 40 training programmes, 30 programme extensions and 900 courses within humanities, social studies, science, technology, teaching, health care and arts. As of today, it has approximately 16,000 students and 1,200 employees. Its university press is named Karlstad University Press.

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Motto: Sapere aude

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Administrative staff: 1,200

Students: 16,000 (2015)

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