The University of Borås (UB) is a Swedish university college in the city of Borås. It was founded in 1977 and has around 13 000 students. The University of Borås is a modern university located in the centre of the city. UB has 13 000 students and 700 employees. Several of our study programmes can only be found here with us and this attracts students from all over Sweden. As of July 1, 2014 the University is organised within three faculties: Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business, Faculty of Caring Science, Work Life and Social Welfare and Faculty of Librarianship, Information, Education and IT. The University offers courses and study programmes within the areas of: Library and Information Science, Business and Informatics, Fashion and Textile Studies, Behavioural and Education Sciences, Engineering and Health Sciences. The research is organised in six areas: Business and IT, The Human Perspective in Care, Library and Information Science, Swedish Centre for Resource Recovery, Teacher Education and Education Work and Textiles and Fashion (design and general). The university is entitled to award doctoral degrees within three of these areas; Library and Information Science, Resource Recovery, The Human Perspective in Care and Textiles and Fashion (design and general). Together with the business sphere as well as the public sector the university manages education and research of high international quality and social relevance. It is called “Science for the professions” and it influences the entire activities of the university. The administrative support at the University is organised within Professional Services. University of Borås is a member of the European University Association, EUA. EUA represents and supports higher education institutions in 46 countries, providing them with a unique forum to cooperate and keep abreast of the latest trends in higher education and research policies.