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Mälardalen University

At MDU you get the knowledge, the tools and the opportunity to create your future. You decide who to become.

Mälardalen University

At MDU you get the knowledge, the tools and the opportunity to create your future. You decide who to become.

Mälardalen University

At MDU you get the knowledge, the tools and the opportunity to create your future. You decide who to become.

Study at MDU

We have about 17 000 students within Business, Design, Mathematics, Health and Welfare, Engineering, Education, and Music and Opera. 

We are located in the expansive Mälardalen region, with campuses in Eskilstuna and Västerås. The two cities are both located by Lake Mälaren.

New student?

New student? Congratulations on securing your place with us! Here are some things to keep in mind to get the best possible start.

Research

MDU's research leads to necessary knowledge and development – for Swedish industry and welfare, but also to solve some of the global challenges.

Work with us

Welcome to a workplace where our goal is to make a difference. Do you want to be a part of our journey?

New student?

New student? Congratulations on securing your place with us! Here are some things to keep in mind to get the best possible start.

Research

MDU's research leads to necessary knowledge and development – for Swedish industry and welfare, but also to solve some of the global challenges.

Work with us

Welcome to a workplace where our goal is to make a difference. Do you want to be a part of our journey?

News

  • Date 2024-05-15
  • Article type

International Week 2024

15-17 May 2024 - International Week aspires to be a platform for open and interesting dialogue on international collaboration for everyone interested in building a better world. The problems facing society are complex and we cannot manage them alone, we need to meet, discuss and address the challenges together.

about International Week 2024
  • Date 2024-02-05
  • Article type News

How to protect yourself from attacks

The recent ransomware attack against the Finnish IT provider Tietoevry shows how vulnerable and dependent society is on well-functioning IT systems. Hans Hansson, Professor of Real-Time Systems at MDU, answers questions about the attack and how private individuals and authorities can protect themselves against these types of cyber attacks.

about How to protect yourself from attacks
  • Date 2024-02-01
  • Article type Reportage

Physical activity for more people is positive for society as a whole

Researchers are currently looking at how the region and municipalities in Sörmland work with physical urban planning and how it can be improved. Here they give us their best tips.

about Physical activity for more people is positive for society as a whole

Events at MDU

Play a digital musical game

  • 2024-03-01 14:00–15:00
MDU Västerås, Länken
Move an avatar by playing a digital musical game with others. No experience is necessary!

Study guidance: digital drop-in

  • 2024-02-14 12:00–12:45
  • 2024-02-21 12:00–12:45
  • 2024-02-28 12:00–12:45
Zoom
Are you thinking about starting your studies or are you a student with us and have questions about your studies? Welcome to our central Study Advisors where you can ask questions, big or small about studies and the labour market.

Academic Ceremony 2024

  • 2024-04-05 16:00–17:45
Västerås Concert Hall
The Academic Ceremony at MDU is held to honour the University’s new professors and doctors, which takes place once every two years. During the Ceremony, prizes and awards will be given out.