Overall strategic objectives

Based on our vision and target image, we have chosen to give priority to the following overall strategic objectives for research, education, culture and the environment:

Joint overall objectives

  • We are an obvious choice for students, employees and cooperation partners
  • We contribute actively through our research, education, culture and cooperation in the development of an attractive, sustainable society
  • Our results give us a well-deserved reputation in Sweden, Europe and the rest of the world
  • We communicate our results to broad target groups regionally, nationally and internationally
  • We are an active part of the international academic community

Our research that contributes to change

  • Our research results have great impact on the renewal of knowledge, innovation and practical benefits
  • We are leaders in our strong areas of research and innovation
  • We strengthen our successful position as an attractive cooperation partner
  • We have a high-technology infrastructure that supports our experimental profile
  • Our doctors are sought-after and take leading positions in society

Our programmes that challenge

  • Our programmes stimulate creativity, curiosity, critical thinking and initiative
  • Our students have close contact with working life throughout the whole of their programme
  • Our programmes have large amounts of choice – students create their own profiles
  • Our students are successful in working life
  • We are leaders in the field of lifelong learning
  • We are known for our educational profile

Our culture and environment that inspire

  • Our culture and working climate are characterized by common values based on respect, openness, cooperation, trust and responsibility
  • We have good accommodation for all students near to our campus
  • Our campus environments are inspiring and alive for students, employees and visitors
  • We have clear, trustworthy and responsible leadership and employeeship.
  • Our students and staff feel an affinity with and are proud to belong to Luleå University of Technology

Page Editor and Contact: Katarina Karlsson

Published: 2 February 2012

Updated: 27 February 2014


Luleå University of Technology is experiencing strong growth with world-leading competence in several areas of research. 
Our research is conducted in close cooperation with companies such as Bosch, Ericsson, Scania, LKAB, SKF and leading international universities.
Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.6 billion per year. We currently have 1,700 employees and 16,000 students.


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