We have programmes in media, education, music, theater and dance. Research and artistic development is an important part of our business and the department has a large number of professors and lecturers involved in both research and teaching.
Most of all online information is written in English, but language-specific critical reading abilities have proven inadequate among Swedish youth. A new research project at Luleå University of Technology aims to address this problem by strengthening English literacy for school students and their teachers.
Erik Westberg, conductor and professor at Luleå University of Technology, was recently awarded a star on the pedestrian street in Piteå. Like the more famous Hollywood Walk of Fame, the stars in central Piteå are focused on people who made great impetus in their respective industries. With the difference that everyone has a connection to the city.