Dalarna University is a government-funded institute of higher education that operates according to Sweden's Higher Education Act and Higher Education Ordinance. With a global perspective and with global responsibility in mind, we offer our students the opportunity to take part in exchanges with other institutes of higher education in a number of countries. The university has an important role to play in the pursuit of a better environment and of combatting climate change. We are in a position to contribute by way of research, education and collaboration, as well as by way of our own actions within the organisation. The close collaboration we have with business and industry, including the public sector, means that our research is up-to-date and relevant. Applied research ensures that high quality is maintained. Our research profiles involve researchers from a number of departments as well as researchers from other institutes of higher education, in both Sweden as well as other countries.