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Umeå University

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2015 marks the 50th anniversary for the largest institution of higher education in northern Sweden, with over 31,500 students. What is Umeå University (UMU) best known for? UMU is renowned for its comprehensive educational approach and creative learning environments, including its large ‘American style’ main campus and contemporary Arts Campus by the riverside. The university…

A weekend in Umeå

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Four times a year the Study in Sweden Digital ambassadors meet to create some awesome and creative content for you guys to enjoy on our social media platforms and blogs. This December our 'meet-up' as we call them, happened to be in Umeå.  Umeå is the largest city in the Norrland region of Sweden with 123,382…

Keeping Active in Umeå

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My assumptions... Rock climbing is one of my favorite ways to spend my free time, and by far my sport of choice. Moving to Umeå as a masters student at the Umeå Institute of Design, I knew I wasn’t going to have too much time for climbing anymore. I was comforted by the fact that…

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Sweden comes to Brazil!

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Swedish universities visit Brazil!  Take the opportunity to learn what it's like to live and study in one of the most innovative countries in the world! Sweden offers more than 1000 degree programmes taught in English. Meet university representatives and learn what Sweden has to offer for you. 9/sep: 15:00 - 19:30 ExpoPós Rio Copacabana…

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PhD programmes

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Research in Sweden is wide-ranging and well-respected internationally, making Sweden a strong choice for your PhD/doctoral studies. The Swedish PhD PhD programmes in Sweden are mainly research-based: most of your time, you will be performing research toward your final dissertation. This will usually take a minimum of four years of full-time work (or 240 ECTS credits).…

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Working in Sweden

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Work during your studies As an international student in Sweden, you are technically allowed to work alongside your studies. There's no official limitation either on how many hours you can work. However, it's crucial to remember that your studies should be your top priority: the Swedish education system is demanding. While you might not have…

Start Your Path to Career Success in Sweden: Apply Today

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Start Your Path to Career Success in Sweden: Apply Today  You’ll find the success you’re looking for just across the ocean. Earning your master’s degree in Sweden will prepare you for global career success. The best part? There’s no need to learn a new language. Everyone here speaks English. With over 1,000 graduate program choices,…

Visit Swedish universities in Brazil

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Visit us in Brazil Do not miss the opportunity to study in one of the most innovative countries in the world! Visit our Brazilian Roadshow and find everything you need to know on the Swedish higher education system, finding and applying for a programme, information about scholarships, living as an international student in Sweden and…

Visit us at Expo Posgrados en Europa

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Visit us at the Expo Posgrados en Europa in Colombia We will be at the Expo Posgrados en Europa in Bogota. Don’t miss your chance to learn more about the possibility to study in Sweden. We can help you find everything you need to know on the Swedish higher education system, finding and applying for…

Visit us at Europosgrados in Mexico

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Visit us at Europosgrados in Mexico We will be at the Europosgrados Fairs in Mexico. Don’t miss your chance to learn more about the possibility to study in Sweden. We can help you find everything you need to know on the Swedish higher education system, finding and applying for a programme, information about scholarships, living…

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