Why BTH

5 reasons to choose BTH

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Applied IT and innovation for sustainable growth

Blekinge Institute of Technology, BTH, has a distinctive focus on applied IT and innovation for sustainable growth. The university is among the world´s most outstanding higher education institutions within software engineering and sustainable development.

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Top quality education and research

BTH offers top quality education and research. There are eleven Master´s programmes in English, in a variety of fields, ranging from engineering and spatial planning to health sciences. There are also several PhD programmes. The university is ranked top six in the world in systems and software engineering, as well as number one in Sweden, and number three in Europe, in sustainability research.

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Attractive campus environment

The two campuses at BTH have exceptionally attractive environments at the waterfront by the Baltic Sea and offers creative and modern buildings and surroundings. There is one campus in Karlskrona and one in Karlshamn.

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International atmosphere

At BTH you will meet both students and staff from all over the world. Among the 7 200 students there are currently more than 600 international students. The students, together with the staff, represent around 70 different countries.

5 reasons to choose BTH

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Close collaboration with industry and society

In both education and research there is a close link to industry and society. Everything we do at BTH has three distinctive perspectives: innovation, sustainability and in real life, which means collaboration and exchange with both the business and industry as well as society.

Excellent programmes in the middle of the Archipelago

Our campuses have an exceptionally attractive environment at the waterfront of the Baltic sea.

Focus Areas

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Applied IT

BTH has a strong focus on applied IT. BTH runs Bachelor´s and Master´s programmes in applied IT. We also award doctoral degrees in Engineering with several PhD programmes in “IT with Applications”. Our research in systems and software engineering is ranked number one in the EU.

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Spatial planning

BTH offers unique Bachelor´s and Master´s programmes in spatial planning as well as PhD programmes in “Planning and Management”.

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Sustainability

BTH has a strong focus on sustainability and offers Bachelor´s and Master´s programmes within the area. Our sustainability research is among the six best in the world.

Degree projects with real companies

Project with Stanford University’s ME310 Design Innovation course and Volvo Construction Equipment feature in this interview with Hillevi. This year we have one MSPI student in the project team.

Everything we do at BTH has three distinct perspectives: innovation, sustainability and in real life, which means collaboration and exchange with both the business and industry as well as society.

Anders Hederstierna, Vice-Chancellor

I am currently part of the BigData@BTH team with a specific focus on energy efficiency in machine learning. The diversity of people presented not only at the team but also at BTH allows us to interact with different cultures, learn from each other’s experiences and have a perfect working environment.

Eva Garcia Martin, PhD student

Ericsson, which develops software for operational and business support solutions, has numerous collaborations with BTH.
– Projects with BTH are easy to participate in and it is an advantage that BTH is a small university. We recently picked up 30 students from BTH in various internship programmes.

Martin Wallin, Ericsson Karlskrona

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