University College West Rankings

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In the World#2973 of 14178
In Europe#923 of 2794
In Sweden#22 of 39
In Trollhattan#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Enrollment
15,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
hv.se
Languages
Swedish;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,993
Citations
91,970

University College West majors

by publication count

Chemistry
722
Materials science
537
Medicine
469
Psychology
433
Biology
405
Computer science
318
Engineering
195
Mathematics
153
Geology
139
Sociology
132
Business
80
Physics
63
Political science
58
Environmental science
53
Economics
37
Geography
23
Art
10
Philosophy
5
History
5

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geology7474,889
Environmental science10963,516
Medicine110618,712
Psychology11259,415
Biology128717,796
Sociology13181,060
Computer science13506,368
Engineering13542,869
Materials science14128,601
Physics15692,303
Mathematics16013,101
Art184514
Political science2015165
Chemistry20195,604
Business2078577
Economics2165438
Philosophy27273
History28134
Geography2967117

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990100477
199146626
199234673
199340693
199433697
199539704
199639658
199742715
199834762
199933717
200029880
200135928
200233995
2003311115
2004371189
2005321355
2006631468
2007901442
2008941851
2009922111
20101182518
20111082887
20121313337
20131103893
20142314535
20152204976
20162575162
20172646546
20183206939
201935210104
202035212934

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate100%
Admissions RequirementsYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Academic CalendarSemesters
Enrollment15,000
Full time employee250
Student:staff ratio60:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$500

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+
Högskoleexamen / Konstnärlig högskoleexamenComputer Networks, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology
Kandidatexamen (Degree of Bachelor) / Konstnärlig kandidatexamen (Degree of Bachelor in Fine Arts)Architecture and Planning, Economics, Education of the Socially Disadvantaged, Health Sciences, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Information Technology, Media Studies, Nursing, Political Sciences, Real Estate, Social Psychology
Yrkesexamen (First cycle professional qualification)Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Education, Electrical Engineering, Health Sciences, Industrial and Production Economics, Information Technology, Leisure Studies, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Preschool Education, Secondary Education, Sports, Surveying and Mapping, Teacher Training
Magisterexamen (Degree of Master) / Konstnärlig magisterexamen (Degree of Master in Fine Arts)Automation and Control Engineering, Business Administration, Child Care and Development, Computer Science, Finance, Health Sciences, Information Technology, International Business, Leadership, Nursing, Production Engineering, Public Health, Robotics
Masterexamen (Degree of Master) / Konstnärlig masterexamen (Degree of Master in Fine Arts)Automation and Control Engineering, Political Sciences, Production Engineering, Robotics
Yrkesexamen (Second cycle professional qualification)Health Sciences, Nursing
LicentiatexamenComputer Science, Educational Sciences, Production Engineering
DoktorsexamenComputer Science, Educational Sciences, Production Engineering

General info

Alternative namesHV
Högskolan Väst
Founded1990
WikipediaUniversity College West
AccreditationSwedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ)
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

AddressGustava Melins gata 2
Trollhättan, Vastra Gotaland County, 461 32
Sweden
City population50,000
Phone+46 (520) 22 30 00
Fax+46 (520) 22 30 99

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