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.
Luleå University of Technology’s Honorary Doctors of 2018 are Lars Martinson, CEO of Martinsons, a world-leading company in wood products industry, Lilian Ryd a cultural historian and author of, among other works, the award-winning book Kvinnor i väglöst land, and Gertrud Åström, one of Sweden’s foremost gender equality experts, who for centuries has pursued gender equality issues in Sweden.
The annual recurring summer academy at Framnäs Folkhögskola attracts promising musicians and reputable teachers to Piteå every June. Everything from advanced-level students to high school students and amateurs is given the opportunity to immerse themselves in their instruments.