Higher study in europe ( nordic region)


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Higher study in europe ( nordic region)

  1. 1. Higher Study in Europe ( Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland) A.S.M. Abdul Hye (Saleh Tusher)
  2. 2. Do we need a revolution? Thinking Hard!
  3. 3. YES! BUT WHY?
  4. 4. To do this?
  5. 5. Or this?
  6. 6. Why do we need higher education?  Improves an individual's quality of life Greater economic stability and security More prestigious employment and greater job satisfaction Less dependency on government assistance Greater community service and leadership Less criminal activity
  7. 7. Opportunities in Europe • Countries : Sweden Denmark Norway Finland And Germany, Spain, Portugal, Netherland! ( not going to talk about it today)
  8. 8. Scholarship Programs Vs Selffunded candidates • Scholarship Programs High CGPA Publications ( not required, but increase your chances) Job Experience ( not always required) Recommendation letter Motivation letter English Language Certificate ( Must!)
  9. 9. Scholarship Programs Vs Selffunded candidates • Selffunded candidates  Moderate/Low (!) CGPA  Publications ( not required, but increase your chances)  Job Experience ( not required, but increase your chances)  Recommendation letter ( Important)  Motivation letter ( Important)  English Language Certificate ( Must!)
  10. 10. Important Links • http://www.studyinsweden.se/Scholarships/ • http://studyindenmark.dk/study-indenmark/tuition-fees-and-scholarships • http://www.studyinfinland.fi/tuition_and_sch olarships • http://www.studyinnorway.no/TuitionScholarships • Scholarships at KTH, Chalmers, Aalto, Aarhus and many other universities.
  11. 11. Important steps • What kind of study do you want to select: MSc. in Swedish, Danish and etc. or MSc. in English? • If you have chosen a study subject (MSc. in Swedish/ Danish… or MSc. in English) you need to apply for it. • Check deadline! • Prepare your documents (Which attestations do you need for applying at ….. University? • All documents submitted to … University/ admission committee before deadline • Now, Start praying  ....
  12. 12. Before Departure: • Do you need a visa? • Do you have a valid identity card/passport? • Where will you live? • Do you have sufficient knowledge of the language? (!!!) • Which papers do you need for enrolling at ….. University? • What about your health insurance in ……? • Do you have enough money?
  13. 13. After Arrival • Complete your lease contract (student residence) via International Office/ Course Coordinator. • Open a bank account (open an account, get a bank card/EC card, get information about transfer); • Complete a health insurance if you do not have a health insurance in your home country. It covers a sufficient medical supply in a particular country; • Matriculate on the given days (which are on your acceptance letter); • Register at the city council and if possible, apply for your residence permit. ( if needed)
  14. 14. After Arrival Shopping Where can I find inexpensive goods? Where do I find the most shops? Where can I find second hand shops? Telephone How do I get a home phone? Are there cheaper rates for calling outside Sweden/ Denmark/ Norway/ Finland? Where can I get a mobile phone from? How can I find a certain telephone number? Internet How do I get into the Internet? How much do I have to pay for Internet? Where are the Internet Cafes?
  15. 15. After Arrival Mail Where is the next post office? How much is the postage? Health Care What can I do when I am sick? Where do I get my medication from? Garbage - Avoidance, Separation and Recycling How is this deposit system working? How is garbage separated and recycled in the city? How much do I have to pay for this? Holidays When are the holidays in Stockholm/ a particular city? Religious Facilities Where do I find religious facilities in Stockholm / a particular city?
  16. 16. Challenges and Solutions • Different Education System Here, you have to understand the problem! Don‘t just try to memorize.... • Culture We drink normal water, they drink water too but diferent Kinds. • Weather -20 to +35, Don‘t be afraid! • Money! Opportunities to find part time jobs in companies. • Beautiful girls? WoW! Stop please...
  17. 17. “Make the most of your life before your death.” Don‘t forget to help your own nation..... BEST OF LUCK!