At the School of Music, research and education are integrated and carried out in close collaboration with the regional music scene in Norrbotten.
The School of Music in Piteå was founded in 1978 as part of Luleå university of technology. In the same building as the School of Music is also Sweden's leading education in audio engineering, and Studio Acusticum which is one of northern Europe's most modern concert halls.
The School of Music is located on the university campus in Piteå. There is also a business village.
Under the same roof as the music programmes, there are also programmes in journalism and sound technology. Dances courses are also offered in the same premises. It provides good opportunities for collaborations ,both within the framework of the respective educational program and between the educational subjects, with in and outside of the regular schedule.