About the university
VISION – KARLSTAD UNIVERSITY 2018
Karlstad University has consolidated its position as a mid-sized and innovative higher education institution with stable and controlled growth. The interpersonal relationship is important and participation and engagement are characteristics of the University. We give priority to quality and enjoy a good reputation among students, staff and the wider community. The close interaction between research, education and external partners is notable in all university activities.
Faculties and departments
Karlstad University has two faculties for education and research, comprising a number of disciplines organised in departments. In some cases one discipline is a department. In other cases two or several related disciplines make up a department. There is also an Office and a governing body for teacher education.