Luleå, Sweden

Luleå University of Technology

Enabling ICT – Information Systems

The main campus of Luleå University of Technology (LTU) is located in Luleå, Sweden, on the northern coast of the Gulf of Bothnia. In 2015, the university had 1,700 employees and 16,000 students.  Research is carried out in close cooperation with partners from industry such as Bosch, Ericsson, Scania, LKAB and SKF, with partners from the public sector and with other leading international universities. Externally funded research has a turnover of more than EUR 90 million per year.

Information Systems (IS) at LTU is defined by its inter-disciplinary research approach, which covers topics connected to the design and use of information technology in relation to people, organizations and societies. IS has a faculty of 25 persons and 11 doctoral students. IS-related research is also conducted within other research subjects such as Industrial Marketing and Mobile, Pervasive Computing,  e-Communication, e-Commerce, e-Government, and e-Health. Externally financed projects are organized and supported by four research centers: Centre for Distance-Spanning Technology, Centre for Long-term Digital Preservation, the e-Health Innovation Centre and Centre for Inter-organizational Innovation Research.

Luleå University of Technology is ERCIS member since 2014.

Research Topics

Digital Service Innovation; Information Security; Organizational Practice; Security and IT-Management Practices; Business Risk Practices; Technical Design of Enterprise Security Controls; Sustainable Data and Information Management; Effective Knowledge Creation and Acquisition; Processing and Storage of Big Data; Data and Information Quality; Open Data and Information Distribution; Data Mining and Analytics for Decision-making; Enterprise Content Management

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