The young age of the academy has made it a modern university and flexible center which is characterized by community involvement, and a multidisciplinary, challenge-based approach to research, education, and collaboration.
- Malmo University contributes toward sustainable social, and environmental development. It is among the 37 Swedish institutions that joined the Climate Framework for higher education and played an important role in the fight against climate change.
- The city of Malmo is the most innovative in Europe. The city encourages the students to go from idea to action. The university provides support for entrepreneurship and the students can get help with co-create processes in areas such as idea development, how to protect the idea, and partnerships.
- Malmo University provides scholarships for master's students who wish to study at the university and require financial help. Malmo University scholarships include the Malmo Institute Scholarship.