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Why should I study here?

Halmstad, town and port, capital of the län (county) of Halland, southwestern Sweden, on the eastern shore of the Kattegat, at the mouth of the Nissan River. The town was founded at the beginning of the 14th century and often served as the meeting place for the rulers and delegates of the three northern kingdoms. 

Until 1645, when the län was ceded to Sweden, Halmstad was part of Danish territory. Modern public buildings, such as the town hall, complement the older structures in the town center: wood-beamed 17th-century houses, a 14th-century Gothic church, and a 15th-century Renaissance castle. In the main town square stands Carl Milles’s sculptural fountain, Europa and the Bull. 

There are many parks and a large preserved natural forest—Galgberget, which contains an open-air museum of old peasant cottages, and Hallandsgrden, which is part of the Halland Art Museum. Tylösand is a popular seaside resort. The chief industries are engineering, brewing, textile manufacturing, and healthcare-related manufacturers. Halmstad’s port services timber exportation. 

Tourism is also an important part of the local economy, and Halmstad is known for its many golf courses. The town is home to Halmstad University. 

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