Days of Knowledge

Days of Knowledge

This year’s Days of Knowledge will be something extraordinary – for the first time, there will be three days’ celebration.

Days of Knowledge is an annual celebration of education and research at the University of Borås. This year, the arrangement will last for three days.

The University of Borås, City of Borås, Sparbanksstiftelsen Sjuhärad and Swedbank Sjuhärad stand for the event. The day is an offshoot from Sparbanksstiftelsen Sjuhärad's traditional gala in which they award prizes within sport, culture, and education in the region of Sjuhärad. During the evening, an event is arranged for specially-invited guests in which Sparbanksstiftelsen Sjuhärad will award contributions to research projects as well as the Social Media Prize.

16 October – Panel debate on sustainability

In connection with the panel debate, there will be a certification ceremony of courses at the university that  integrate the perspective of sustainable development in the course syllabi and examinations, as well as conferring of scholarships for further development of earlier certified courses.

More information about this arrangement will be available shortly. The event will be held in Swedish.

17 October – Days of Entrepreneurship

Days of Entrepreneurship is arranged by Drivhuset with the aim of stimulating and inspiring increased entrepreneurship and creative thinking. For the first time, Days of Knowledge is a part of this arrangement and awards scholarships for degree projects in sustainable development.

More information about Days of Entrepreneurship (external link). The event will held in Swedish.

18 October – Days of Knowledge’s conclusive dinner

In the evening, an event is organised for specially invited guests where Sparbanksstiftelsen Sjuhärad awards funds for research projects and the social media prize. The event will be held in Swedish.

Logotyper för Borås Stad, Högskolan i Borås, Sparbanksstiftelsen Sjuhärad och Swedbank Sjuhärad.