Welcome to the University of Gävle and the Master Programme in Electronics/Automation, 120 credits!

On this page you can read more about your programme, the introduction for international students and how to get started with your studies!

Get started with your studies!

To be able to use the university web services, register for your courses, take out library books and more, you need to first go through our "Five steps to get started".

Introduction for international students

The International Office at the University of Gävle welcome you to to the introduction for international students on 30th of August. All international students are encouraged to participate. At the introduction day you will receive information about the University of Gävle, as well as practical information about studying and living in Sweden. Please send an e-mail to studentcentrum@hig.se to confirm your attendance at the introduction day.

About the programme

Programme introduction and registration

Programme introduction and registration

Registration and an introductory session to your programme is held on September 9 at 10.15-12.00 in room 99:136. Here you will receive a short introduction to your programme by your programme director, Professor Edvard Nordlander

If you cannot attend the programme introduction session, you need to contact your faculty in advance: studentsupport@hig.se. If you are absent from the programme introduction without informing us, you will lose your place on the programme.

Please note that individual program courses may start two weeks earlier. The semester starts September 2.

Programme information

Programme information from your programme director

For a good start of the studies, you should recapitulate the contents of your basic academic education, especially Mathematics and Electronics.

Four courses are given each semester – two in parallel. During the first half of the autumn semester you will study Statistical Signal Processing and Applied Mechanics II in parallel. The second half of the autumn semester you will study Multivariable and Nonlinear Control System and RF Measurement Technology in parallel.


Statistical Signal Processing EE444D

Applied Mechanics II (FYG500)

Multivariable and Nonlinear Control System (EEA301)

RF Measurement Technology (EEG503)

Course literature

Statistical Signal Processing

Applied Mechanics II

Multivariable and Nonlinear Control System

RF Measurement Technology

Blackboard - learning management system

The Blackboard platform is a web-based learning management system where you will find your course material.  More information about Blackboard at "Five steps to get started". There is a programme Blackboard site with programme-specific information that you will need from start to end of your education. This site is called Master Programme in Electronics (course ID: PRG_MScET). Enrol and get useful information.

In preparation for your first courses

In preparation for your first courses

Below you will find welcome letters for the first course(s) that you will take as part of your programme. You will find information about course registration, links to the course syllabus and reading list, timetable and more in your course welcome letter. Welcome letters for courses are published at the latest four weeks before the course start date.

Information from the Student Union

Information from the Gefle Student Union

If you are a new student who has just arrived to Gävle, you are not alone. Finding meeting places and new friends is often where the fun begins. The Gefle Student Union work in conjunction with student organisations to improve courses, student social environments and many of the entertaining aspects available to you during your study period. To become involved in the Gefle Student Union is therefore a great opportunity to take part in and be able to influence student life and at the same time get to know students studying other subjects.

Don’t hesitate to send an email to the Gefle Student Union and make sure to follow their social media accounts.


If you have any questions about the programme, please contact the programme director, Professor Edvard Nordlander.

E-mail: edvard.nordlander@hig.se
Phone: +46 70 642 17 00

General information

You need to apply for accommodation yourself. Please remember to do it in good time before your arrival. The University of Gävle does not provide any student accommodation.

Hig.se/student is the website for you as a student at the University of Gävle. Here you will find a news feed, links to pages relevant for your studies and lots of important information.

IT support
You can turn to IT support if you encounter any problems regarding your user account or any other IT related problems. The IT support is open for visits 09.00-15.00 in building 22, Monday to Friday. You can also contact them by telephone +46 26 64 88 00 or e-mail itsupport@hig.se.

The library is located in the middle of campus and is open to everybody. You can reach all digital resources such as e-books and e-journals after logging in with your user account.

Residence permit
If you are a non-EU citizen you need to apply for a residence permit. Start the process of applying for a residence permit as soon as possible. This can be a slow process and take several months. It is therefore good to get started as soon as possible!

Student Centre
At the Student Centre you will meet knowledgeable staff that can assist you in just about anything regarding your studies at the University of Gävle. The Student Centre is located in building 22. You will also find a café in this area and TV displays showing current information and the daily timetabling. If you have any study-related questions, you can contact the Student Centre at studentcentrum@hig.se.

Student support
Sometimes you need help to manage your studies and student life. At the University of Gävle we have several support functions to help you deal with various study-related situations, such as, for example, study guidance counselling, student health and welfare, and support for disabled students.

Tuition fees
If you have any questions about tuition fees, please find more information on this page.

Published by: Lisa Olsson Page responsible: Lisa Olsson Updated: 2019-09-10
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