Dalarna University College

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Coordinates: 60°36′51″N 15°39′12″E / 60.61407°N 15.65324°E / 60.61407; 15.65324

Dalarna University
Högskolan Dalarna
Established 1977
Type Public
Vice-Chancellor Marita Hilliges
Students 18000
Location Falun and Borlänge, Dalarna, Sweden
Campus urban
Website http://www.du.se/

Dalarna University (Swedish: Högskolan Dalarna) is a university college (högskola) located in Falun and Borlänge, in Dalarna County, Sweden.[1]

Dalarna University is one of Sweden’s more recent institutions of higher education, established in 1977. It is situated in Dalarna, 200 kilometres north-west of Stockholm.

The college currently has about 18000 students.[2] Approximately half of them study in Falun, the administrative capital of the province, while the rest study in the neighbouring town of Borlänge and via distance education.

Organisation[edit]

There are four schools at the University:[3]

  • School of Technology and Business Studies
  • School of Languages and Media Studies
  • School of Health and Social Studies
  • School of Education and Humanities

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ List of higher education institutions, Swedish National Agency for Higher Education, accessed 2010-10-26
  2. ^ "Facts". Dalarna University College. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Organisation". Dalarna University College. Retrieved 25 September 2013. 

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