About HOV

The School of Health and Welfare has approximately 120 employees and consists of three departments.

Management, administration and teachers/researchers have offices in the R-building on the campus area. Most of the tuition is also conducted in the R-building, but lectures may also be held in other buildings on the campus area. The Nursing Programme also has tuition and staff located at Campus Varberg.

The School of Health and Welfare has three departments:

  • The Department of Health and Sport
  • The Department of Health and Care
  • The Department of Society and Welfare

The Dean of Faculty is Lena-Karin Erlandsson.

Join the future – Welcome to the School of Health and Welfare!

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First-cycle programmes:

  • Health Education
  • Media and Communication Studies: Focus Health
  • Work and Welfare – Management and Organization – Work Science
  • Professional Career in Sport and Working Life
  • Psychology – Sport and Exercise
  • Social Change and Social Sustainability
  • Nursing Programme
  • Social Work Programme

Continuing professional development:

  • Master's Programme in Health and Lifestyle
  • Postgraduate Diploma in District Nursing, Psychiatric Care, Optical Healthcare, and Care of Children and Young People
  • Master's Programme (60 credits) in Nordic Welfare

Third-cycle education is provided within the field of Health and Lifestyle. The Faculty Programme Director is Elenita Forsberg.

Elenita Forsberg


Research at the school is organised within the Center for Research on Welfare, Health and Sport (CVHI), which is a multidisciplinary research environment. The Head of Research at CVHI is Petra Svedberg.

Petra Svedberg

Center for Research on Welfare, Health and Sport (CVHI)

Innovative environments

The School of Health and Welfare includes the Health Lab.

The Health Lab


Management and administration

Programme directors

Advisory Board


Faculty representatives:

Student representatives:

  • Linnea Johansson
  • Julia Tranberg

Please contact the advisory board secretary Charlotte Andersson for more information.