Mid Sweden University

We are located in Sundsvall and Östersund. We have a wide range of education and research and an extensive distance education. Our education and research is enriched by an expanded collaboration with parties both nationally and internationally. For information, read on our website https://www.miun.se/mot-mittuniversitetet/universitetet/

Facts about us
Two campus locations
575 courses
60 degree programs at the bachelor's level
55 education programs at master's and master's level
Approximately 20,000 students (of which approximately 6,000 on campus with equal distribution between Östersund and Sundsvall, the rest study distance education)
170 doctoral students
90 professors
1,200 employees (700 in Sundsvall and 500 in Östersund)
SEK 1 billion in turnover
Our education
Our educations span a number of different areas - social sciences, behavioral sciences, media, healthcare, teacher education, IT, science, design, technology and languages and other humanities subjects. A close collaboration with both working life and research runs as a common thread through the educational programs and gives students working life contacts and the opportunity for credit-bearing internships. Mid Sweden University is also one of Sweden's leading universities when it comes to distance education.

Our research
Mid Sweden University researchers want to do good. Therefore, most of our research takes place in collaboration with the surrounding society, regardless of which of all research topics is supplemented by new knowledge.

Collaboration and mutual cooperation
Mid Sweden University has an extensive collaboration with companies, organizations, authorities, associations, schools, private individuals and more. Collaboration involves collaboration for a common knowledge building and a mutual exchange of knowledge. The aim is to stimulate the region's and the country's growth and to increase the quality of basic education and research.

Two campuses
Mid Sweden University has two campuses. They are located in Sundsvall and Östersund. They have different character and partly different educational offerings. In Sundsvall, there is a large proportion of technical and scientific educations as well as journalism education, teacher education and nursing education. Östersund has its emphasis in the social sciences with some technical education and clear profiles towards psychologist education, nursing education and sociology education. At both campus locations, there is a housing guarantee for the students.

Regional effects
Mid Sweden University accounts for half of the addition of newly graduated academics in Jämtland and Västernorrland counties
Of those who have studied at the university, 49 per cent remain in the counties two years after graduation
A population increase of about 39,000 people over the past 30 years
Students and employees start about 1.5 companies per month with the help of the university's innovation support