As one of the youngest universities in Sweden, we hope to be more adventurous in challenging the established and exploring the unknown.
The sun is the symbol of the University. The sun provides light and represents life, warmth and energy, It is associated with enlightenment and growth, just like Karlstad University.
Our ambition is to contribute to the development of knowledge at international, regional and individual levels. Thanks to our openness, creativity and multidisciplinarity, we have already attained a significant level of academic achievement. All our education and research is underpinned by a close dialogue with private companies and public organisations. Not least, we can also offer one of the most inspirational university environments in the country.