Linköping University (LIU) is one of Sweden’s larger academic institutions, a multi-faculty university where research and education are equally important. At LIU there are 27000 students, 3900 employees and more than 100 educational programmes. The LIU campuses are situated in Linköping and Norrköping in East Sweden. The university is an important driving force for regional development. World-class research is conducted within cutting edge domains such as new materials, IT and disability research. Students from Linköping University are among those who first obtain jobs and have the highest income average one year after graduation. The openness between different subjects and faculties has contributed to the creation of strong research environments at Linköping University. World-leading research is carried out within several areas such as materials science, bioelectronics and migration, economy and society. LIU has exceptionally strong connections with the surrounding society
The Department of Biomedical engineering at LIU, (LIU-BME), is one of 14 Departments of LIU. It is a national center for research and education in Biomedical Engineering. The research is motivated by the requirements in healthcare and takes place in close collaboration with the biomedical industry and hospital clinics.