HOW IS STUDYING IN SWEDEN?
It is a big step to study abroad, and the options are nearly limitless. So what makes Sweden stand out as a study destination? What makes it so different from other countries that you could go to? Why would you want to go there as opposed to other countries? Let’s take a look at some of the most popular reasons for people to study in Sweden.
1. Swedish Universities have some of the best Advanced Degree Programs in the world
Swedish master’s degree program offer unique opportunities to turn theory into practice. Many programs also work closely with the industry, offering students the possibility to combine study and practical work. You can take internships, apprenticeships, and even work part time in fields that are related to your Advanced degree studies. That means that you will get both the hands on experience and the ability to apply what you are learning to what you are doing.
2. You can discover your strengths and reach your fullest potential
Swedish universities will encourage their students to work on your strengths and talents, instead of thwarting creativity. The knowledge system is student-centric and your work with your teachers is usually informal, as opposed to the more formal “student/master�? feel that you may get in other situations. Most professors go by their first names, instead of their titles. You are at the center of your education, not some cut and dry educational system that only exists to force you to meet standards. You take an active role in the process.
3. You will be surrounded by innovation and creativity
Innovative research is done by both Swedish companies and universities. The Swedes embrace creativity and institution, and are proud of what their minds have been able to create. The results of this research and creativity have generated several successful inventions that are known throughout the world. Check out some of the innovations that wouldn’t have existed without Swedish ingenuity:
- Computer mice, Bluetooth technology, and other external computing devices
- Ball bearings and other technologies related to the manufacturing industry.
- Pacemakers, kidney dialysis devices and other health care devices that save lives every day.
- Spotify, Skype and other internet technologies.
4. You can find your program of interest in Sweden
No matter you want to study, you can find it in Sweden. There are dozens of schools, and there are hundreds of different undergraduate and post graduate programs throughout the country, depending on where you decide to study. There are some universities that offer hundreds of courses in dozens of departments, so you can even personalize your program to exactly what you are looking to pursue and achieve.
Studying in English or Swedish
Attending a college or university in Sweden implies that you will be able to take your courses in Swedish or in English. Obviously, should you not fully grasp the Swedish language; you will want to take your classes in English instead. You can learn the Swedish language while taking your classes and many people will take many or all of their courses in Swedish in order to speak and understand it better. Considering that you will find a lot of overseas individuals joining universities and colleges in Sweden, you can actually find classes in English.