Malmö University (MAU) is a Swedish higher education institution established in 1998. MAU is a state institution accredited by the Swedish Higher Education Authority which offers undergraduate and postgraduate education in five different multidisciplinary faculties.
MAU is a young, modern and international university. It has about 1 700 members of staff and 24,400 students. 1/3 of the student population has a foreign background and 2/3 are first generation academics. The student population mirrors the diverse population in the city of Malmö which is a result of the Universitys’ strategically work to be inclusive and to widen the participation in higher education.This ambition is expressed in the University strategy documents. (Strategy 2020) and the responsibility to fulfill this vision is shared by all parts of the university. The core values of the University are; Quality, Diversity, Creativity and Commitment to the Community.
MAU is considered as a national good example in this field and has been invited to share best practice at a number of seminars and workshops, both nationally and internationally.
Why we are Participating in the Project
Our Role in the Project
From Malmo a team of experts will be involved. Patricia Staaf as leading scholar and director of the centre for teaching and learning will take on the task of pedagogical inclusion in higher education and will collaborate with the faculty of education to also focus on pedagogical inclusion in schools. Malmo will contribute to creating impact at a national level through their networks of schools, through the collaboration with the City Council of Malmo and with the Ministry of Education. Malmo collaborates on a national level with schools. In the team of Malmo there is also experience on developing moocs which will be a great combination with the knowledge and expertise on teaching and learning to enhance inclusion in education.