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Malmö University

Malmö University

Malmö University


Malmö University strives to be part of society at every level. Whether that is regional, nationally or globally, its focus is making the world a better and fairer place.

We have a mission to be an active hub for research, education and innovation. Our research is often multidisciplinary and pursued in collaboration with partners from outside of the university.

Why choose Malmö University?

Malmö University is...


Offers high-quality education where teachers and students work closely together, and undergraduates are seen as important contributors to the learning process.


Promotes an entrepreneurial and innovative learning environment that influences and is influenced by the education and research at Malmö University.


Boasts multidisciplinary programmes whereby students learn from different faculties, crucially important in an increasingly complex job market.


Truly international classrooms where around a third of students have an international background – invaluable for students who are looking for a global career.

Big, but not too big!

The ninth largest higher educational institution in Sweden, with 24,000 students.


Students have the opportunity to study abroad. We have agreements with approximately 250 universities around the world.


Copenhagen international airport Kastrup (Denmark) is only 20 minutes away by train, and Copenhagen city 30 minutes away. Network links from here can take you by train throughout Europe and by plane, anywhere in the world!

Campus Features

Malmö University is a city campus located right next to the central station. Our city-center location makes communication easy for students coming from Copenhagen and all over the region.

Once you've found the perfect programme to study, you need to find a place to live. There are a number of student housing options — we recommend you start looking early!

Please visit our website for more info.

    Scholarships and Funding

    A scholarship can help you cover the costs of your studies at Malmö University. There are a number of scholarships available for prospective master's students from outside the European Union (EU)/European Economic Area (EEA). Unfortunately, there is no scholarship available at the bachelor's level. Please visit our website for information on scholarships.

    Why study at Malmö University

    Malmö has undergone major developments in the past two decades, especially since the opening of the Öresund bridge and the founding of Malmö University. You may be surprised to learn that the city regularly collects accolades in all kinds of international rankings:

    • Promotes an entrepreneurial and innovative learning environment that influences and is influenced by the education and research at Malmö University. For instance, Forbes identified Malmö as the 4th most innovative city in the world, largely thanks to its impressively high ratio of patents per inhabitant.
    • Malmö has also been ranked the world’s 6th most bike-friendly city. No surprise there, given that the world’s #1, Copenhagen, is just across the water! Ideal conditions for students that prefer the cheap and healthy way to get from A to B.
    • In the European Commission’s “Quality of life” survey, Malmö residents are among the happiest in the continent: Regularly, 95% and more report being “satisfied” or “very satisfied” with their life. Given that around 40% of Malmö’s

    Awards & Accreditations

    Best Student City of the Year

    Swedish National Union of Students - SFS (2021)

    Best student housing award

    Swedish National Union of Students - SFS (2021)

    Campus Life & Facilities

    At Malmö University we aim high. We aim to get you to where you want to go and we have the tools to help you succeed in achieving your goals. Our student success teams include; Digi-hub where you can borrow equipment or get advice, academic writing and math support, study techniques, disability support, health service, open door counseling, careers advice, chaplaincy, student housing & resident life. Please visit our website for more information.

    Malmö is brimming with stunning sights and exciting activities for students.

    For a taste of our surroundings please visit our website.

    Malmö University is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad Top 10 Europe rankings 2023 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2022 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2021 badge


    • Malmö

      Nordenskiöldsgatan 1, 211 19, Malmö