About BTH - Blekinge Institute of Technology
BTH - distinctly profiled
Blekinge Institute of Technology, BTH, is one of the most distinctly profiled universities in Sweden. The profile is applied IT and innovation for sustainable growth.
BTH offers a variety of study programmes in engineering as well as programmes in health sciences and management.
BTH conducts research at a high international level and is among the top six in the world in systems and software engineering and sustainability. Research accounts for one third of our activities.
In 1999, BTH got the right to give doctoral degrees in engineering. Today we run doctoral level study programmes in "IT with applications" and "Planning and Management".
BTH was founded in 1989 and has over
7, 000 registered students and about 500 employees.
Characteristic of BTH is the close cooperation with industry and society which permeates both research and education at a regional, national and international level.
BTH is the leading university in our profile with strong roots in an innovative and growing region.
At BTH education and research are conducted in a way where engineering and IT is integrated with other disciplines such as management, design, health sciences and the humanities to contribute to solutions to society's complex problems.
BTH is a research university with "dual excellence", that is, we combine the academic relevance with relevance to industry and society. The research is conducted in collaboration with industry and society and contributes to solving societal challenges.