Chalmers University of Technology is a Swedish university located in Gothenburg that focuses on research and education in technology, natural science, architecture, maritime and other management areas.
Since its founding in 1827, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation.
Linnaeus University is one of Sweden’s newest higher education institutions. The university was formed when the University of Kalmar and Växjö University merged in 2010. Linnaeus University is located in Kalmar and Växj and have approximately 31,000 students in 150 degree programmes and 2,500 single-subject courses.
The Region Västra Götaland Regional Council, or Västra Götalandsregionen, is the devolved County Council of Västra Götaland County in Sweden. Region Västra Götaland is governed by democratically elected politicians and with just over 50,000 employees is one of Sweden’s biggest employers.
The Swedish Mercantile Marine Foundation manages a substantial donations and subsidy fund for the benefit of seafarers in the Swedish shipping industry . The Foundation’s goal is to encourage increased safety and contribute to measures that improve the quality of life onboard, but also to assist in maintaining the highest levels of research and education within the industry.