Welcome to the School of Health Sciences
The School of Health Sciences is a dynamic and creative environment. We offer attractive study programmes, courses and research within health, medicine and sports education.
School of Health Sciences
- 3000 students
- 17 degree programmes
- 60 doctoral students
- 3 doctoral programmes
- 260 courses/year
- 200 faculty and staff
- 4 academic divisions
- 10 professorships
- 90 exchange agreements
The School of Health Sciences trains future audiologists, biomedical scientists, occupational therapists, nurses, physical education teachers, radiographers, specialist nurses, sport coaches and sport managers.
Our research is focused on health and education in the fields of biomedicine, disability research, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, public health sciences and sport science. The School’s researchers are organised through interdisciplinary teams and research environments, exploring current key issues within their respective field. We collaborate with the health care, social services and education sectors in Sweden as well as internationally.
The School's three doctoral programmes are directed towards disability research, sport science and medical science with a specialisation in healthcare sciences.
Örebro best in Sweden for citations
When Times Higher Education publishes its ranking in 2023, there are now statistics per subject. In the subject Clinical and Health, Örebro University is the best in Sweden in terms of citations.
Jort Veen is doctor of medicine in sport science after successfully defending his thesis
Wednesday 23 November at at 1 p.m. the defence of the doctoral thesis began in auditorium C1 on Campus USÖ and just over three hours later it was announced that the School of Health Sciences had gained a new doctor in sports science.
Research and Innovation Week furthering collaboration between Örebro University and Japan
Innovation, AI, sustainability and ageing. These were some of the research fields discussed when Örebro University, along with 19 other Swedish and Japanese universities, participated in the MIRAI 2.0 Research and Innovation Week in Japan.