The research at Luleå University of Technology is organized in strong interdisciplinary research areas and in close cooperation with industry and society. One such recent example is the moving of the city of the mining town of Kiruna, where several of our scientists are involved from various disciplines. Our main focus is applied research
Luleå University of Technology research is characterized by the ability to combine engineering science with the humanities, arts, social sciences and natural sciences. It gives us perspective and new approaches to current research.
The width and that LTU have strong artistic activities will strengthen our profile as a leading technical university.
Our strategic research is based on the technical field in which two of the areas are Green Technology and Mining/Metallurgy have been identified as strategic areas of government. In Mining and Metallurgy, we are unique in that we have research on the whole chain from extraction to final product.
Our cooperation with universities, companies, public sector and organizations regionally, nationally and internationally means that research at Luleå University of Technology is at the forefront. Our research has an important role in the development of new knowledge and new products and services. Luleå University of Technology's close cooperation with companies and organizations to more growth. We are an engine for development in today's and tomorrow's society.