Östersund, which many consider the perfect place for students, is situated in central Sweden. Mid Sweden University in Östersund provides students with a variety of programmes and courses, while retaining a personal milieu. Mid Sweden University is one of Swedens youngest universities with approximately 18 000 students.
Östersund's specialities are tourism, eco technology and the ski college, where Sweden's ski elite are able to combine studies with professional training. Many chose to study in Östersund because the city is close to the mountains and Jämtland's beautiful natural scenery.
Mid Sweden Universities campus' are situated in Östersund and Sundsvall. From Östersund it's close to Stockholm and other major cities, thanks to excellent communications and frequent departures by rail and air.
Östersund, situated in the midst of the grandeur of the fells while providing the facilities of a lively small city with industry and commerce, shopping facilities and entertainment, is the natural choice for students.
Östersund received the student city of the year award in 2018/2019.