Mälardalen University has over 15,000 students studying one of our approximately 60 programs and more than 800 courses.
The University participates in some ten national research schools and conducts graduate studies within the technological branch of scholarship. From January 2008 the departments of Public Technology, Biology and Chemistry, Social Sciences and School of Business have become one School - The School of Sustainable Development of Society and Technology. Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) in Jamshedpur, India is one of many institutions worldwide that Mälardalen University is connected to through exchange programmes. The collaboration focuses on Business Management Program; Personnel Management and Industrial Relations; andthe General Management Program.
South Asia related resesearch:
Peter Söderbaum has been Professor in Ecological Economics. During the 1990s he was responsible for the establishment of an Ecological economics undergraduate programme. This was the first Ecological Economics programme in Sweden where a large part of the courses in economics, business and environment, ecology etc. were designed specifically for the programme. Later the programme was called 'Economics for sustainable Development'.
He has published a large number of books in his research fields, see his CV.
He has collaborated with Rajeswari S. Raina from the National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies in New Delhi. During a period, Dr. Raina worked as a guest scholar at Mälardalen University.