• 2000 students och 11 study programmes

    About 2000 students study at the school and we host 8 study programmes at undergraduate level, and 3 master's programmes.

    Study at EST

  • Research in two areas

    The School’s research is focused on two of the research areas at Mälardalen University: Industrial Economics and Organisation, and Environment, Energy- and Resource Optimization.

    Research at EST

The School of Business, Society and Engineering

The School of Business, Society and Engineering hosts education and research within a wide range of fields: from business administration, economics and political science, to energy, building and environmental engineering.


  • To cope with the changes taking place within the manufacturing industry, companies need to strive towards continuous innovation and become versatile. This is the opinion of Lina Stålberg, who is researching into lean implementation and development of continual changes in manufacturing companies.

  • Björn Fagerström has been an adjunct professor at MDH for 12 years. On 20 June he will take the next step and become a new Professor of Product Development.

  • Recently MDH researcher Maria Lindén received the “Laura Bassi Award” from IFMBE (The International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering) in conjunction with the World Congress on Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering. The prize was awarded to Maria Lindén for her contributions within this field.