Karlstad University (KAU)


Karlstad University is located in Värmland, Sweden and has around 16.000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, and just over 1200 staff. It offers 70 programs and 9000 courses in the fields of humanities, health sciences, natural sciences, social sciences, education and technology. KAU specialises also on interdisciplinary research, which is for instance conducted by its research centre HumanIT (Human value of IT) that elaborates both human and technical aspects of IT in close cooperation with industry. The PriSec (Privacy and Security) research group at the Computer Science Department is specialised on research in IT security and privacy-enhancing technologies, focusing especially on transparency-enhancing tools and usable privacy, in cooperation with the centre HumanIT.