Gavle University College Rankings

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Ranking Category
#7548 of 14,131 In the World
#1675 of 2,785 In Europe
#36 of 39 In Sweden

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Acceptance rate

* Gavle University College is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsCompetitive admission
Academic CalendarSemesters


The tuition table for Gavle University College gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per semester)
Bachelor's Degree SEK 50,000
Master's Degree SEK 60,000
Doctoral Degree SEK 70,000

The currency used in the table is Swedish Krona (SEK).

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Gavle University College.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes No
Biology Yes Yes No
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry Yes Yes No
Computer Science Yes Yes No
Economics Yes Yes No
Engineering Yes Yes No
Environmental Science Yes Yes No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes No
Mathematics Yes Yes No
Medicine Yes Yes No
Physics Yes Yes No
Psychology Yes Yes No
Högskoleexamen / Konstnärlig högskoleexamen Education, Engineering, Industrial and Production Economics, Nursing, Social Sciences, Soil Management
Kandidatexamen (Degree of Bachelor) / Konstnärlig kandidatexamen (Degree of Bachelor in Fine Arts) Architecture and Planning, Arts and Humanities, Communication Studies, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Energy Engineering, Law, Nursing, Public Health, Real Estate, Religion, Social Work, Sports, Taxation
Yrkesexamen (First cycle professional qualification) Design, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Information Technology, Labour and Industrial Relations, Mechanical Engineering, Surveying and Mapping, Teacher Training
Magisterexamen (Degree of Master) / Konstnärlig magisterexamen (Degree of Master in Fine Arts) Accountancy, Business and Commerce, Educational Sciences, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Engineering Management, Surveying and Mapping, Transport Management
Masterexamen (Degree of Master) / Konstnärlig masterexamen (Degree of Master in Fine Arts) Educational Sciences, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Health Sciences, Religious Studies, Social Work, Surveying and Mapping
Yrkesexamen (Second cycle professional qualification) Nursing
Licentiatexamen Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Industrial and Production Economics, Occupational Health, Social Work, Surveying and Mapping
Doktorsexamen Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Industrial and Production Economics, Occupational Health, Psychology, Social Work, Surveying and Mapping

Notable alumni

  1. Jessica Stegrud

    Jessica Stegrud
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    1970-.. (age 54)
    Enrolled in Gavle University College
    1991-1993 graduated with bachelor's degree

    Jessica Margareta Stegrud is a Swedish politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2019 to 2022. She is a member of the Sweden Democrats and was part of European Conservatives and Reformists in the European Parliament.

  2. Ulla Andersson

    Ulla Andersson
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    1963-.. (age 61)

    Ulla Andersson is a Swedish politician of the Left Party. She was a member of the Riksdag from 2006 to 2022.

  3. Linnea Stensils

    Linnea Stensils
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    1994-.. (age 30)

    Linnea Stensils is a Swedish canoeist. She competed in the women's K-1 200 metres event at the 2016 Summer Olympics. She qualified to represent Sweden in the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Gavle University College faculties and divisions

Faculty : Education and Business Studies Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Economics, Educational Sciences
Faculty : Engineering and Sustainable Development Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Environmental Studies, Industrial Design, Industrial Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Surveying and Mapping
Faculty : Health and Occupational Studies Criminology, Health Sciences, Nursing, Occupational Health, Public Health, Social Work, Sports

General information

Alternative names HIG
Gävle University College
Högskolan i Gävle
Founded 1977
Accreditation Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ)
Motto For a sustainable human living environment

Location and contacts

Address Kungsbäcksvägen 47
Gävle, SE-801 76
City population 79,000

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