Chalmers University of Technology - Chalmers tekniska högskola
English language section of Chalmers University of Technology
Type of Higher Education Institution: University
School/Program: Technology and Engineering
The Chalmers University of Technology has its deep roots in the sciences. In this university, the teaching and research are conducted on a broad front within natural science, architecture, and technology. The university was established in the year 1829. William Chalmers, who was the then director of the Swedish East India Company, was the founder. There are two campuses in the university – the Johanneberg campus and the Lindholmen campus.
By offering the vast range of various course programs in engineering and technology, the main focus of the Chalmers University of Technology is to strengthen and develop their teaching and research, in the subject areas of nanotechnology, environmental science, information technology, and bioscience.
In the field of start-up companies, The Chalmers University of Technology has emerged as a pioneer in Europe. The university has opened its doors for international students as well. The total number of international students studying in this university is over one thousand, as per the current statistics. Apart from the full time courses, the university also offers various part time course programs.
At present, there are almost ten thousand students studying in the various course programs offered by the Chalmers University of Technology. The university offers both graduate and post graduate programs in various subject areas of engineering and technology. PHD programs are also offered by the university.