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    Malardalen University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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    Founded in 1977, Malardalen University is a distinguished public university. Malardalen university has its main campus in Vasteras, Sweden. The University features another campus in Eskilstuna, Sweden. As per the official data, the institution has enrolled 16000 Students studying courses and programs in economics, health, technology, and education.

    The university has a close alliance with business and the public sector that provides high-quality exposure and aids research in the energy, embedded systems, educational sciences and mathematics, health and welfare, industrial economics and management, and product realization.

    Malardalen University Campus

    The popular courses offered by Malardalen University are BSc. International Business Management, BSc.Analytical Finance, MSc. International Marketing, MSc. Software Engineering, MSc. Financial Engineering, and MSc. Innovation and Design

    Malardalen University offered place to 16000 students for the year 2019. There are decent probabilities to get admission here given that the prospective students meet the eligibility requirements adequately. Applicants can apply through online portal available at the university’s official website.

    • Malardalen university offers admissions for the Autumn semester.
    • Applicants are required to pay an application fee of 900 SEK.
    • The admissions begin on October 15. Applicants are advised to apply before January 15.
    • Applicants with a native language other than English must provide proof for English Language proficiency.
    • Malardalen university provides students with financial aids in the form of loans, grants, scholarships.

    Malardalen University Rankings

    • Malardalen University has been ranked 1355 among the top colleges in World by the Times Higher Education Ranking 2020.
    • Malardalen University has been ranked 15 in the country by the Ranking Web for the year 2020.


    Type Public
    Campus Setting Urban
    Student Intake 16,000
    Total Revenue 274 million SEK
    No of Campus 2
    No of students enrolled 16000
    Graduate Employment Rate 86%
    Courses offered Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate
    Avg. Annual Cost 150,397.04 SEK
    On-Campus Accommodation Not Available
    Scholarship Available
    Admission Helpdesk +46 (0)16-15 32 50
    Official Website Malardalen University Website

    Malardalen University Campus

    • Malardalen University is located on both sides of Lake Mälaren and operated on two campuses :
      • Vasteras Campus
      • Eskilstuna Campus
    • Vasteras Campus is a 15-minute walk from the central station. The campus is at a prime location with Rocklunda Sports Center, a large section of galleries, cafes, restaurants, and other entertainment centres. Students can enjoy the city's active life, the outdoor lifestyle, Culture Night, City Festival and Summer Meet.
    • Eskilstuna Campus is built over the 20,000-square-foot area in the middle of Downtown Eskilstuna. All the major attractions are a few miles away from the campus. Students can explore the pop city, enjoy a ride in the parks around the Eskilstuna River and the Old Town's charm, local market, exciting nightlife, restaurants in the Old Town's narrow alleys.
    • The campus is well equipped with all the facilities, library, student centre, group rooms, study rooms, computer rooms, lecture rooms, halls, eateries, workshops and studios

    Malardalen University Residence

    • Malardalen University does not offer on-campus accommodation facilities to the students. However, the university provides off-campus accommodation facilities around both the campus.
    • The off-campus accommodation facility is near the university campus. The university provides required information and assistance in finding comfortable housing facilities for the admitted students.
    • The applicants are required to submit an application for the housing facilities. A residence permit is also required to study in Sweden.
    • Some of the off-campus residental Apartments are:
      • Hagastaden Apartment
      • Norra Allégatan
      • Kata Apartments
      • Kristiansborg Room
      • Junior Room
      • Vallby Shared Apartments
    • There are both sharing and non-sharing apartments available. The apartments have a single room, kitchen and all the required amenities like bed, cupboard, chair, table etc.

    Malardalen University Programs

    • Malardalen University provides 2 Bachelor’s,10 Master’s, and 6 Doctorate Programs for domestic as well as international students. The courses are well designed intended to deliver excellent teaching with hand-on practical training and educate students to attain their highest standards.
    • Popular Undergraduate programs include BSc. International Business Management, and BSc.Analytical Finance.
    • Popular Graduate programs include MSc. International Marketing, MSc. Intelligent Embedded Systems, MSc. Sustainable Energy Systems MSc. Engineering Mathematics, MSc. Software Engineering, MSc. Financial Engineering, and MSc. Innovation and Design.

    Malardalen University Admissions

    • Application Portal: Online Admission Portal
    • Application Fees: 900 SEK
    • Application Deadline: 15 January
    • Required Documents: Following documents are required for the application process
      • A completed application
      • Official transcripts or high school records, diplomas, and certificates.
      • Work experience
      • Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (For Undergraduate programs)
      • University credits (For Graduate programs)
      • English language proficiency
      • Financial Documents, if applying for financial aids
    • English Language Proficiency: Applicants with a native language other than English need to prove their proficiency by providing scores of TOEFL/ IELTS. The minimum accepted score of the tests are given below:
    Test Minimum Score Required
    IELTS 6.5 or more
    TOEFL 90 (iBT)
    575 (PBT)

    Malardalen University Cost of Attendance

    The estimated cost of attendance depends on several factors like the program applied for, tuition fees, housing, dining, etc. The tuition fees for Malardalen University varies as per the courses or programs.

    Tuition fees for the academic year 2020-2021 for courses for some of the popular subject areas

    Subject areas Tuition Fee
    Humanities, Social Sciences and Education 98,500 SEK
    Science, Technology, Health Care and Medicine 135,000 SEK
    Design 260,000 SEK
    Music 230,000 SEK

    Cost of living in Sweden

    Type of Expense Cost
    Accommodation 4000 SEK
    Food 2500 SEK
    Insurance, medical care, hygiene 400 SEK
    Other miscellaneous 1600 SEK
    Total 8500 SEK

    Malardalen University Financial Aids

    • International students who opt to pursue their educations from Sweden can enrol in the scholarship program funded by the both Malardalen University and The Swedish Institute.
    • International Merit Scholarships cover 100% of the tuition fees while you study in Australia. The scholarship does not cover living expenses. These scholarships are available to international students as long as they follow the normal study plan i.e. minimum 22.5 credits/semester, or minimum 45 credits/academic year.
    • Applicants must apply for the scholarship between 15 October and 1 February. The application for a scholarship will be considered only when the student will mention the university’s program name as their first choice of preference and submit supporting documentation within deadlines.

    Malardalen University Alumni

    • Malardalen University has a vast network of alumni across the globe, working great at their respective fields. The school efforts at quality education and the same traits are reflected in its alumni also.
    • The University organizes various events and alumni meet.
    • The School takes pride in acknowledging its alumni's achievements and honouring them with the Alumni of the Year award.
    • Some notable alumni of Malardalen University are:
      • Nyamko Sabuni (Politician)
      • Emma Strandberg (Model & Actress)
      • Gabriel Wikstrom (Politician)

    Malardalen University Placements

    • 84% of the Malardalen University graduates are employed in the field of interests which is highest compared with other HEIs of the country.
    • Job professionals in Sweden employed in the financial service sector are the highest paid and have an average salary of 840,000 SEK while Executive Management professionals earn an average salary of 745,000 SEK.

    There are a number of events that give students an idea of the job market such as degree project days, career day for nurses, teachers, and preschool teachers, Behavioural Science day, Hogvarv, Exhibition stands on campus, etc. Malardalen University has a job database where employers enter information about vacancies. It also has the facility for summer work, part-time, trainee places or in many cases permanent employment.


    Ques. What is the acceptance rate of the Malardalen University?

    Ans. The acceptance rate for admission to Malardalen University is 30-40%

    Ques. What is the application fee to apply for admission to Malardalen University?

    Ans. The application fee for applying to Malardalen University is 900 SEK.

    Ques. What are the minimum English language proficiency requirements for admission to Malardalen University?

    Ans. The accepted english proficiency tests are IELTS with score of 6.5 or more and TOEFL with score 90 in iBT and 575 in PBT.

    Ques. Is work experience required for admission to Malardalen University?

    Ans. Yes, work experience is required for admission to graduate degrees.

    Ques. What is the application portal for admission at Malardalen University?

    Ans. Students can apply to Malardalen University through the, which is the official website for applying for all higher education in Sweden.

    Ques. When do programs at Malardalen University start?

    Ans. Programs at Malardalen University start in early September.

    Ques. Is there any on-campus accommodation facility?

    Ans. No, there is no on-campus facility for accommodation rather there are wide options for off-campus residence facilities.

    Ques. Can students work on campus while studying?

    Ans. Yes. All students are entitled to work on campus while studying.

    Ques. How much is the tuition fee at Malardalen University?

    Ans. The tuition fee at Malardalen University varies from program to program. The undergraduate tuition fee range is 49,250-57,500 SEK and for graduate programs is 67,500 SEK.

    Ques. Does Malardalen University offer scholarships to international students?

    Ans. Malardalen University offers limited scholarships to master’s degree applicants whose first choice is Malardalen. The scholarship covers 100% tuition fees.

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    Malardalen University Overview

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    Student Population
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $16,186 / Year

    Attendance Cost


    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $13,787 / Year
    Post Graduate Program
    $16,186 / Year


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    8.8 out of 10
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    8.8 /10

    Modern campuses, teaching, and mindset along with outstanding research and an active student community. These were some of the reasons for studying here. And by now it has been a wonderful experience studying here.

    Course Curriculum :

    In the Master-s program in Software Engineering, I am learning to design, analyze, verify and implement complex software systems, with a particular focus on predictability and performance. The program also covers the current trends and those that dominates software development. I am also learning to develop and maintain high-quality software systems.

    10 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    7 /10 extracurricular
    Högskoleplan 1, 722 20 Västerås

    Nearby this campus

    • Airport
    • Bus Station


    Eskilstuna Airport31.34 km
    Cherokee County Airport76.65 km
    Stockholm Arlanda Airport78.37 km
    Stockholm Metropolitan Area79.82 km
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    Bus Station

    Kristiansborgsbadet1044.93 km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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