Kristianstad University

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Coordinates: 56°02′51″N 14°08′47″E / 56.04740°N 14.14638°E / 56.04740; 14.14638

Kristianstad University
Högskolan Kristianstad
Established 1977
Chancellor Lars Carlsson
Students 12 000
Location Kristianstad, Sweden

The Kristianstad University (Swedish: Högskolan Kristianstad) is a university college (högskola) in Kristianstad, Sweden.[1]

Established in 1977, Kristianstad University is one of the newest Swedish institutions of higher education. However, higher education in the region is much older. Teacher education can be traced back to 1835. A training course for nurses was started in 1893. Technical education was established in 1912.

In 1995, Kristianstad University moved into the present main campus. The college has 12 000 students in various fields of study.,[2] Programmes and courses are offered in teaching, behavioural, social, natural and health sciences, business administration and engineering.


  • School of Health and Society
  • School of Teacher Education
  • Learning Resource Centre
  • Common Administration and Service
  • Dean's Office


  1. ^ About Kristianstad University, Kristianstad University, accessed 2010-11-03
  2. ^ About Kristianstad University

About Kristianstad University

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