News archive 2018
Örebro 62nd best among world’s youngest universities
62nd place – Örebro University has climbed a notch higher on the Times Higher Education World Rankings of the top young universities. The list ranks 250 higher education institutions from 55 countries, all aged 50 years or younger.
Time to celebrate - Graduation and farewell ceremony for International Master's students
At today's graduation and farewell ceremony our International Master's students received their certificate. Besides several speeches and a slideshow the ceremony was rounded off by students performing Swedish summer songs.
Elderly with stomach problems have poorer mental health
Older persons with stomach problems not only show signs of a weak intestinal barrier, but they have poorer psychological health as well. This is shown in a new Örebro study – with orienteers as study role models. The study is another step in the search...
“I have learned so much.”
“It is perhaps the informality of the Swedish higher education combined with the familiar atmosphere at Örebro University, that has meant that I have learned so much,” says Leila Sati from Kazakhstan, describing her experience as a Master’s student in...
Gender equality strategy has flaws
The strategy which Sweden’s municipalities apply to increase gender equality in society has flaws. This is shown in a thesis by Renée Andersson, political scientist at Örebro University. “It isn’t far-reaching enough to bring about system change.”
Global Swede Award to International top student from Örebro University
“A dedicated student with a passion for life science who has distinguished herself on all courses and been an ambassador of her international Master’s programme at Örebro University.” Grace Turyasingura has received the Global Swede Award.
Ilaria Pitti about Örebro: “I’m a better researcher today - with a stronger CV"
It has been a time characterised by cooperation and helpful colleagues. Above all, a supervisor that has been an incredible help. “I’ve learnt a great deal during my time here in Örebro and Erik Amnå is a fantastic supervisor,” says Ilaria Pitti, a...
How confidence in the WTO can be strengthened
The US has recently voiced criticism against the way in which international trade disputes are settled within the World Trade Organisation, WTO. There are, however, ways to increase confidence in the method used for resolving trade disputes, as shown by...
Launch of app to help you find your way
Lost on campus? Help is available. The app MazeMap is launched at Örebro University and is a tool to reduce stress-levels for all of us who may not know the exact location of lecture halls, rooms and meeting places.
Increase in admissions for international Master’s programmes
There has been an increase in admissions in the international Master’s programmes at Örebro University, to 358 persons this autumn. This is an increase by 121 per cent from the previous year.