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Blekinge Institute of Technology

Blekinge Institute of Technology is a university with ca. 4000 students and some 300 academic staff, studying and teaching on approximately 60 BSc and MSc programmes and about 350 independent courses. The School of Planning and Media Design at Blekinge runs Sweden’s leading educational programmes in the field of spatial planning, in Swedish and English. The new Masters programme will be connected to the established MSc programme in European Spatial Planning and Regional Development. The Swedish School of Planning and Media Design and its associated Centre for Spatial Development and Planning also have a track record in nationally and internationally funded research in a number of planning-related fields. Emphasized research themes are related to 'Lisbon-strategy' topics of regional economic development, innovation and the knowledge-based economy, as well as to planning practice, both from a Swedish and an international perspective.

The city of Karlskrona is a UNESCO World Heritage site and Sweden’s foremost naval city. Located by the Baltic Sea, Karlskrona is built on a number of islands and is surrounded by a picturesque archipelago. The proximity to the sea and countryside provide students with plenty of options to explore both the city and countryside. Blekinge Institute of Technology’s campus is located directly by the sea and only a short walking distance or bus ride from the lively city centre. For further information on Blekinge Institute of Technology and the city of Blekinge please visit this website.