Study іn Sweden


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  1. 1. Навчання і дослідження у Швеції 22 жовтня 2009 р. Тамара Марценюк
  2. 2. Досвід навчання/дослідження у Швеції   листопад – грудень 2007 Дослідницький візит в Центр російських і східноєвропейських студій кафедри політології Ґетеборзького у-ту, Швеція січень 2006 Дослідження «Соціологічна складова впровадження ґендерної рівності у Швеції», Центр глобальних ґендерних досліджень, Ґетеборзький університет, Швеція 2006 – 2007 Ґетеборзький університет , Швеція, кафедра етнології, частина PhD дослідження січень 2005 –січень 2006 Готланд університет , Вісбі, Швеція, Дистанційне навчання «Міжкультурна комунікація», 30 ECTS
  3. 3. Основна тематика зустрічі <ul><li>Швеція: особливості навчання </li></ul><ul><li>Програма Вісбі (Visby Program) Шведського Інституту </li></ul><ul><li>Навчання на магістерських програмах Швеції: стипендійні можливості </li></ul><ul><li>Дослідницькі візити до Швеції в рамках програми Вісбі </li></ul><ul><li>Літні школи у Швеції (програма Вісбі) </li></ul>
  4. 4. The official gateway to Sweden <ul><li>Quick facts about Sweden </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Stockholm </li></ul><ul><li>Population: 9.3 million inhabitants </li></ul><ul><li>Currency: 1 krona=100 öre </li></ul><ul><li>Area: 450,000 km² </li></ul><ul><li>the third largest country in Western Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Form of government: Constitutional monarchy, parliamentary democracy </li></ul>
  5. 5. Навчання, стипендії Шведського Інституту <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>www.s </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why study in Sweden? <ul><li>Innovation and creativity run deep </li></ul><ul><li>S weden is a safe and modern country in northern Europe, and it has accrued a spectacular reputation as an innovator and creative force. Sweden’s famed corporate brands  like Volvo, Ikea, Ericsson, H&M and Saab  complement its cultural brands  like Ingmar Bergman, Abba, Astrid Lindgren, Bjorn Borg, August Strindberg, The Cardigans and Greta Garbo . </li></ul>
  7. 7. Standards are high <ul><li>Sweden has a long and proud history of academic excellence, with outstanding universities dating back to the 15th century. Sweden is the home of the Nobel Prize , the world’s most prestigious academic distinction. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Сooperation between industry and academia <ul><li>Today, Sweden’s reputation for innovation is built on close cooperation between industry and academia . Swedish universities are renowned for their investigative research and independent thinking, and this reputation is cemented with rigorous quality control and nationally certified degrees. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Choice <ul><li>Swedish universities offer around  600 master’s programs in English , ranging from human rights law to mechanical engineering. Programs are structured in response to student demand  the result is a student-centric education system , with open, informal relations between students and teachers, and where personal initiative and critical thought are prized. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Foreign students are welcome <ul><li>Many students studying in Sweden come from abroad  8.5% of the student body, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)  making Sweden one of the world’s most inclusive countries for education. But there is room for more: the number grew by over 80% over the last 4-year period. There are now PhD candidates from some 80 countries working towards their degrees in Sweden. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Scholarships are available <ul><li>The Swedish Institute grants hundreds of scholarships every year to help foreign students make their stay in Sweden more affordable. Currently, tuition fees for everyone are fully subsidized by the state. Sweden’s public spending on education is the OECD’s highest, at 4.9% of GDP . </li></ul>
  12. 12. English is spoken by all <ul><li>Almost all Swedes speak fluent English. Many Swedish companies use English as their official working language. </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>The academic year is divided into two terms . The autumn term begins at the end of August and lasts until mid-January with a short break at the end of December. The spring term runs from mid-January to the beginning of June . Full-time studies correspond approximately to a 40-hour work week. Students normally study only one course at a time. Exceptions include technology subjects, where several courses may be studied simultaneously. </li></ul>
  14. 15. P lagiarism <ul><li>Academic misconduct, such as cheating and plagiarism, is considered a serious offence and a variety of sanctions can be applied if a student is found guilty. These range from warnings to suspension for a specified period. </li></ul>
  15. 16. Study options <ul><li>Undergraduate studies </li></ul><ul><li>Most undergraduate students come to Sweden as exchange students ; their home university has an exchange agreement with a Swedish institution  either as part of an EU exchange program or through a bilateral scheme </li></ul><ul><li>Master’s degree programs </li></ul><ul><li>Some 6 00 master’s degree programs at Swedish universities are taught entirely in English. You can search for master’s degree programs in our program database </li></ul><ul><li>Doctoral studies </li></ul><ul><li>About 20% of all research students have a non-Swedish background </li></ul>
  16. 17. Degree program database <ul><li>Search over 600 master’s and bachelor's degree programs taught in English at Swedish universities </li></ul><ul><li>Program level: </li></ul><ul><li>Subject: </li></ul><ul><li>University: </li></ul><ul><li>Location: </li></ul><ul><li>Limit search to Erasmus Mundus?(Search only courses that are eligible for a scholarship under the Erasmus Mundus programme ?) </li></ul><ul><li>Limit search by title keyword? </li></ul>
  17. 18. Universities and university colleges <ul><li>To browse Swedish universities alphabetically, by region or by size, please choose an option in the menu on the left.  </li></ul><ul><li>The Swedish National Agency for Higher Education maintains a list of addresses of Swedish institutions of higher education </li></ul>
  18. 19. Великі університети <ul><li>Göteborg University (1891) – найбільший! </li></ul><ul><li>Uppsala University ( Founded: 1477 ) </li></ul><ul><li>Lund University (1666) – Malmö University (1998) </li></ul><ul><li>KTH, the Royal Institute of Technology (1827) </li></ul><ul><li>Linköping University (1970) </li></ul><ul><li>Stockholm University (1878) </li></ul><ul><li>Umeå University (1965) </li></ul>
  19. 20. Social Sciences <ul><li>Göteborg University : Main page </li></ul><ul><li>Karlstad University : Course options </li></ul><ul><li>Linköping University : Main page </li></ul><ul><li>Luleå University of Technology : Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Lund University :  Main page </li></ul><ul><li>Stockholm University : Main page </li></ul><ul><li>Umeå University : Courses and programs </li></ul><ul><li>Uppsala University : Main page </li></ul><ul><li>Växjö University : Main page </li></ul><ul><li>Örebro University : Social sciences faculty .  research options </li></ul><ul><li>Stockholm School of Economics : Departments , master's programs , research options </li></ul><ul><li>Jönköping International Business School : Study options , research options </li></ul>
  20. 21. The Swedish Institute <ul><li>a public agency that promotes interest in Sweden abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Putting Sweden on the map by using strategic communication </li></ul><ul><li>Creating intercultural relations through meetings, exchanges and the building of networks </li></ul><ul><li>Focus is on culture, society, education and science </li></ul><ul><li>Some 90 members of staff in Stockholm and Paris </li></ul><ul><li>Receives annual government funding of approx. SEK 225 million. </li></ul><ul><li>The SI Board, which is appointed by the Government, comprises the Director-General and representatives of various public sectors </li></ul>
  21. 22. Focus areas 2007-2010 <ul><li>Sustainability – the environment, development and balance  “The sustainable society” </li></ul><ul><li>New creativity – pioneering contemporary culture and creative industries “The new progressive Sweden” </li></ul><ul><li>Openness – equality, freedom of expression and tolerance  “The open, inclusive and non-hierarchical society” </li></ul><ul><li>Development without boundaries – technology, culture and science  “The borderland between culture, science and technological progress” </li></ul>
  22. 23. Swedish Institute scholarships <ul><li>Україна підходить від два типи стипендій </li></ul><ul><li>The Visby Program — Swedish Institute Baltic Sea Region Exchange Program For academic institutions and individuals from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania as well as Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia. Grants are awarded for projects and for individual scholarships. </li></ul><ul><li>Master in Sweden for East Europe The program is open to applicants from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Tajikistan, and Ukraine. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  23. 24. Visby Program – 3 типи стипендій <ul><li>Visby Program for master’s level studies in Sweden </li></ul><ul><li>Visby Program for PhD and post-doctoral studies in Sweden </li></ul><ul><li>Visby Program for students of Swedish language and literature </li></ul>
  24. 25. Стипендії для здобуття рівня магістра Магістерські програми The Visby Programme Master in Sweden for Eastern Europe Erasmus Mundus
  25. 26. The Visby Programme <ul><li>Countries: The program is targeted to candidates from Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine. The aim of the program is to create more extensive joint collaboration between Sweden and the other member countries on education and research </li></ul><ul><li>Important dates </li></ul><ul><li>The online application service for Swedish master programs opens on December 1 at . </li></ul><ul><li>The deadline for applications is January 15 . </li></ul>
  26. 27. <ul><li>The scholarship is for  SEK 8,000 per month </li></ul><ul><li>Travel grants: SEK 4,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance: Scholarship holders are insured by the Swedish State Group Insurance against illness and accident during the scholarship period.  </li></ul>
  27. 28. 8000 крон ( прибл. 1000 $ ) на місяць <ul><li>Гуртожиток (кімната/квартира) – 3000 крон </li></ul><ul><li>Транспорт – проїзний – 500-800 крон </li></ul><ul><li>Їжа – 2000 крон </li></ul><ul><li>Пообідати в їдальні Ґетеборзького у-ту – 50 крон </li></ul>
  28. 29. How to apply <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>1. Go to 'Your pages' and create a user account. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Search for the study programmes you would like to apply for via the search engine Course search. (You can apply for up to 4 study programmes at Master's level). </li></ul>
  29. 30. <ul><li>3. Click on 'Add' for the study programmes you are interested in and place them in your basket. Click on 'To application' to create an application in your name. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Rank the selected study programmes in order of preference. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Click on 'Send application' and print a cover sheet as instructed. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Sign the cover sheet, enclose all supporting documents and send the application to NB! Applications sent by fax or e-mail will not be considered. This also applies for online applications without supporting documentation. </li></ul>
  30. 31. Supporting documents submitted with online application <ul><li>1. Cover sheet. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Certificates and diplomas from previous education at an internationally recognised university. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Transcripts of records (including course list). Sort them in reversed chronological order, i e put the last received document on top. </li></ul><ul><li>4. A copy of your passport or some other document of identification. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Proof that you meet the specific requirements of the programme(s) chosen (for example a short essay or a letter of intent is required in some cases, check programme description). </li></ul><ul><li>6. Proof of English skills. </li></ul>
  31. 32. Master in Sweden for Eastern Europe <ul><li>The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage the development of specialist expertise in targeted countries. The programme is open to applicants from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Tajikistan and Ukraine . </li></ul><ul><li>Study level The scholarships are intended for master’s level programmes within certain fields at universities and university colleges in Sweden. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  32. 33. Fields of study <ul><li>Applicants from all the countries listed above can apply for master’s level studies in democracy (including gender issues), economics, environmental studies and energy .  </li></ul><ul><li>In addition to this there are other fields of study open to candidates from some countries according to the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Applicants from Albania, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan and Ukraine are eligible for courses in the fields of health sciences and social issues . </li></ul><ul><li>Applicants from Albania, Belarus, Bosnia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Tajikistan and Ukraine are eligible for courses in the field of agricultural sciences . </li></ul><ul><li>Applicants from Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, and Ukraine are eligible for courses the field of forestry . </li></ul>
  33. 34. Scholarship benefits <ul><li>At present, the scholarship amounts to SEK 8,000 per month. Scholarship holders from Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine also receive a travel grant amounting to SEK 5,000 </li></ul>
  34. 35. <ul><li>Important dates </li></ul><ul><li>The online application service for Swedish master’s degree programs opens on December 1 at . Deadline for applications for most master’s degree programs is January 15. </li></ul>
  35. 36. Erasmus Mundus in Sweden <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarship applications are made directly to the institution hosting the program; the Swedish Institute does not administer them </li></ul>
  36. 37. Erasmus Mundus <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Erasmus Mundus is a cooperation and mobility programme in the field of higher education that aims to enhance the quality of European higher education and to promote dialogue and understanding between people and cultures through cooperation with Third-Countries. </li></ul>
  37. 38. Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses <ul><li>Agricultural and Forestry Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture, urban and regional planning </li></ul><ul><li>Art and design </li></ul><ul><li>Business Studies, management science </li></ul><ul><li>Communication and information sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Education, teacher training </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering, technology </li></ul><ul><li>Geography, earth and environmental studies </li></ul><ul><li>Health sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Humanities </li></ul><ul><li>Languages and philological sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Law </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics, informatics </li></ul><ul><li>Natural sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Social and cultural sciences, economics </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  38. 39. Швеція <ul><li>Lund University is also collaborating with MESPOM , Environmental Science, Policy and Management </li></ul><ul><li>Chalmers University of Technology is collaborating with EMM-Nano , the Erasmus Mundus Master of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology   </li></ul><ul><li>Göteborg University is collaborating with Roehamton Univeristy and University of Tromsø, offering a master's programme in Human Rights Practice . </li></ul><ul><li>Linköping University is a partner in the  PhoenixEM Dynamics of Health and Welfare  programme, co-ordinated by the Ecole de Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. </li></ul><ul><li>Umeå University is a partner in MSPME , the Master in Strategic Project Management (European), co-ordinated by Heriot-Watt University in the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>Luleå University of Technology is collaborating in AMASE , the Joint European Master Programme in Advanced Materials Science and Engineering  </li></ul>
  39. 40. The Visby Programme for PhD and post-doctoral studies in Sweden
  40. 41. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarship benefits </li></ul><ul><li>The scholarship is for SEK 12,000 per month for PhD students and SEK 15,000 per month for postdoctoral researchers. Scholarship periods are fixed to 6, 12 or 18 months. </li></ul><ul><li>The application deadline for the academic year 2009/2010 is March 1 , 2009. </li></ul>
  41. 42. Application instructions — PhD and post-doctoral studies <ul><li>Supporting documents: </li></ul><ul><li>A letter of invitation signed by a professor or head of department at the Swedish university where you have been accepted </li></ul><ul><li>Two letters of recommendation  </li></ul><ul><li>Copies of university degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Research proposal </li></ul><ul><li>Personal statement of motivation </li></ul><ul><li>CV of the applicant </li></ul><ul><li>CV of the intended supervisor/contact person in Sweden </li></ul>
  42. 43. Visby Program for students of Swedish language and literature <ul><li>на бакалаврському рівні </li></ul><ul><li>A number of scholarships for applicants from all of the above mentioned countries will be awarded to students majoring in Swedish language and literature at the bachelor’s level or equivalent. </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarship benefits </li></ul><ul><li>The scholarship is for SEK 8,000 for undergraduate students of the Swedish language and literature. Scholarship periods are fixed to one or two semesters. </li></ul><ul><li>Important dates </li></ul><ul><li>The application deadline for academic year 2009/2010 is March 1, 2009. </li></ul>
  43. 44. The Visby Programme Summer University
  44. 45. Visby Program Summer Schools <ul><li>Appr. 5-6 schools every year </li></ul><ul><li>For students from 3 year of Bachelor Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline – appr. end of March – April </li></ul><ul><li>Social Sciences and Humanities </li></ul><ul><li>In different Swedish Universities </li></ul>
  45. 46. Summer courses for students from Belarus, Russia and Ukraine <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>The deadline for all applications is April 15, 2009. </li></ul>
  46. 47. <ul><li>Courses for students from Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine: </li></ul><ul><li>Svefi Academy: The Open Society — The Way It Works In Sweden On Local, National and International Levels – August 15 to 29, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Södra Vätterbygden Folk High School: The Open Society — June 23 to July 8 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Ädelfors Folk High School: Democracy and an Open Society — June 21 to July 5, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Lund University: Gender Issues, Equality and the Swedish Society — June 24 to July 7, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Course aimed at upper secondary school teachers from Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine: </li></ul><ul><li>Uppsala University, Erken Laboratory: Local and Global Impact — Environmental and Climatic Effects on Lakes as a Tool in Education, July 23 to August 4, 2009 </li></ul>
  47. 48. Аплікаційний процес окремо залежно від програми
  48. 49. Södra Vätterbygden Folk High School: The Open Society — June 23 to July 8 2009 <ul><li>Number of students who will be admitted: 25 </li></ul><ul><li>Origin of students: Russia, Belarus and Ukraine </li></ul><ul><li>Needes qualifications:  Three years of university studies, for example in the fields of International Relations, Social Science, Economics or Media. </li></ul>
  49. 50. required documents <ul><li>•  A personal essay, explaining your motivation for applying to the Swedish Institute Summer University, the reasons for your choice of course and a brief description of who you are and your future plans (two pages). • A curriculum vitae. • Copies of university transcripts/records. • A statement concerning English language proficiency, from a person representing a university department or results from a TOEFL test/other equal tests. </li></ul>
  50. 51. <ul><li>Costs: The visit in Sweden is free of charge. Board and lodging is included in your scholarship and you will also get an extra scholarship, SEK 3000, to cover your travelling expences. </li></ul>
  51. 52. Зичу успіхів!