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Employers who want to give their employees an opportunity for skills development can do so by paying for contract education. Some courses can give higher education credits while others give diplomas/certificates.

Customised and open contract education

Customised: Companies and organisations can make inquiries about courses to  It is also possible to contact a department or centre directly with a request.

Open: Chalmers regularly offers courses that are open for registration. Examples of areas are: production, logistics and Lean, the organisation and improvement of healthcare, healthcare premises, applied life cycle thinking, and metal cutting. 


Applied life cycle thinking

The life cycle perspective, understanding the environmental impacts of a product or service throughout the value chain, is gaining increased importance in business as well as in public sector and authorities.

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Chemical process engineering

CPE, Centre for Chemical Process Engineering, promotes cooperation between industry and academia for development of the chemical engineering field. The centre includes companies in industries with specialization in chemistry, plastics, pulp and paper, pharmaceutical and equipment manufacturers.

CPE offers a two-day course in mathematical modeling. This course focuses on development and use of mathematical models in chemical process engineering. It offers a unique opportunity for professional engineers to learn the topic by a combination of theory lectures, supervised hands-on computer exercises as well optional home exercises between the sessions. Leading commercial tools (Matlab) and open source software (Julia and Python) are introduced.

Mathematical modeling

23 August August 23, 2023, 

25 October 25, 202310 august, ronnie.andersson@chalmers.se19,000 SEK excl. VAT SEK

Metal cutting

The Chalmers Centre for Metal Cutting Research (MCR) offers university accredited professional education on machining and grinding technology – whether at Chalmers, at your company’s facilities or in a live virtual format. Engineers, process planners and machine operators take part in this training to gain basic and advanced knowledge in various subject areas. Course participants learn from Chalmers faculty and external experts who are leaders in their fields, from materials science to manufacturing engineering. The courses combine lectures and laboratory exercises.

Metal CuttingWeek 2, 2023Week 12, 2023Closed22 000 SEK
Metal Cutting ProcessesWeek 13, 2023Week 25, 2023Register here22 000 SEK
Metal Cutting Finishing MethodsWeek 35, 2023Week 42, 2023Register here17 000 SEK

*Excluding VAT (moms). Members of MCR & IGC are eligible for discounts on the registration fee. Please contact Philipp Hoier.

Tracks: challenge-driven courses in close collaboration with research, industry and society

Tracks courses

Some of Chalmers' interdisciplinary Track courses are also available for those who are not students or alumni and want to develop their professional skills. This can be solved through Chalmers' offer of contract education.

Contract education in cooperation


Ingenjör4.0 offers web-based learning modules, led by prominent teachers from Swedish universities, that will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills sets needed for smart manufacturing.

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IDEA League Executive Programmes – (c) 2022

Joint programme offered by ETH Zürich, TU Delft, Politecnico di Milano, RWTH Aachen and Chalmers University.

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