Mission Statement and Vision

Mission Statement

The University of Gävle is human-centred and develops the understanding of a sustainable living environment.


The University of Gävle has a leading position in education and research for a sustainable human living environment.


Through a well-developed collaboration with other universities, local and regional businesses, and the civil and public sector, the University of Gävle provides:

  • a range of professional study and training programmes satisfying society´s need for skills at the local, regional and national levels, and that are requested by our students,
  • first and second cycle study programmes in our strong areas,
  • research and third cycle programmes of a high international standard in our profile areas,
  • high accessibility to the University´s study programmes through flexible solutions with unlimited study opportunities in time and space,
  • an attractive and stimulating working and learning environment with distinct international elements.

Research and education are of a high international standard and contribute to an efficient use of resources and sustainable social development.

Published by: Mia Mårdberg Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2017-05-04
Högskolan i Gävle
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)