Swedish School of Textiles
At the Swedish School of Textiles the creativity of art is combined with the ingenuity of technology. The Swedish School of Textiles is one of its kind in Sweden and one among a few institutions of higher education in the world that within its facilities has a full-scale textile-manufacturing environment. The school has workshops and laboratories for teaching, research and developmental work. Every student attending the design programmes, has his or her own workstation, and access to studios and computer rooms.
The Swedish School of Textiles has about 2500 students studies every year. Borås and its surrounding region has for a long time been the center for manufacturing of clothing and textiles in Sweden. The school maintains an extensive network of contacts with companies in the region. This gives students a unique opportunity to meet people from the industry and develop valuable relations.
Courses Overview: Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Bachelor of Fashion Design
Master of Arts in Textile Engineering
Master of Arts in Fashion and Textile Design: Fashion Design
Master of Arts in Textile Management with Specialization in Fashion Management
Life in Sweden
Borås is the 13th biggest city in Sweden with more than 100 000 inhabitants. It is located in south-west of Sweden, approximately 60 kilometers east of Gothenburg, Sweden’s second largest city.
Borås is well-known for its shopping, zoo and textile industry. The city is also known for its low cost of living, perfect for a student.
Since the campus is located in the middle of the city you have everything you need within walking distance, for example shops, restaurants, banks, supermarkets and the main bus and train stations. The countryside is also never far away. There are forests, lakes and large areas of farmland just a short bus or cycle ride from the city centre.
Tuition and Scholarship Information
Citizens from countries within the EU/EEA do not have to pay tuition fees or application fees. As of autumn 2011, all Swedish universities are required by law to charge tuition fees from students who are citizens of countries outside the European Union, the European Economic Area and Switzerland. For more information on tuition fees for international students click here.