About our research
The research at BTH spans across a diversity of subject areas, from technology to planning, humanities, business administration and health. The common characteristic for the research is the profile on applied IT. Today, research activities represents one third of the institute's turnover, which is a large share at a young institute 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.