Research with a profile on applied it and sustainable development
At BTH there is research ranging from engineering and mathematics to spatial planning, the humanities, business administration and health. The common characteristic for the research is the profile on applied IT and sustainable development of business and society.
Today, research activities represents one third of the university´s turnover, which is a large share at a young university like BTH. BTH was founded in 1989 and ten years later, after a positive evaluation, achieved the right to independently award doctorate degrees in technology areas. BTH runs several doctorate programmes and over the last few years the number of Ph. D. students has increased substantially.