Welcome to Sweden and Uppsala University

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Welcome to Sweden and
Uppsala University
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Who am I?
Klev Diamanti
• Postgraduate Student in Bioinformatics, Uppsala
University, Sweden
• Diploma of Computer Engineering and
Informatics, School of Engineering, University of
Patras, Greece
• WebSite and WP7 Developer
• Uppsala University Ambassador
A few words…
• Well-known research university
• Ranked among the top Universities
in the world
• QS TopUniversities: 81
• Shanghai Ranking: 73
• The World University Rankings: 106
• Founded in 1477
Well-known research university
with 8 Nobel Prizes
1911 – Physiology and Medicine: Allvar Gullstrand
1914 – Medicine: Robert Bárány
1926 – Chemistry: The Svedberg
1930 – Peace: Nathan Söderblom
1924 – Physics: Manne Siegbahn
1948 – Chemistry: Arne Tiselius
1961 – Peace: Dag Hammarskjöld
1981 – Physics: Kai Siegbahn*
(*son of Manne Siegbahn)
Uppsala University: figures
Nine faculties: theology, law, arts, languages, social
sciences, educational sciences, medicine,
pharmacy, science and technology
40,000 students
2,000 doctoral students
25 international master programmes
300 single-subject courses taught in English
Agreements for student exchange with nearly 500
foreign universities in 50 countries
Famous people from Uppsala
Anders Celsius
Carl Linnaeus
Niklas Zennström
Inventor of the
thermometer
Father of
Taxonomy
Founder of Skype
Uppsala and Sweden
40 minutes to Stockholm
– capital of Sweden
20 minutes to Arlanda
International Airport
Uppsala Charming small town
185,000 inhabitants
4th largest city in Sweden
Unique cultural treasures
Exciting history
Swedish industry
Swedish Industry
ABB – Mechanical engineering
Atlas Copco – Mining and construction equipment
AstraZeneca – Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
Electrolux – Appliances
Ericsson – Telecommunications and IT
Tetra Laval – Liquid food packaging
Volvo, Saab and Scania – Vehicle assembly
IKEA – Furniture, design
Sandvik – Mining and construction equipment
Science at Uppsala University
Internationally high standard, critical thinking, well known
Teachers and students
- close to research, open dialogue
Master of Science degree programs
Science and Technology
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Applied Biotechnology
Bioinformatics
Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Computational Science
Earth Science
Embedded Systems
Mathematics
Molecular Biotechnology
Physics
Sustainable Development
Master of Science degree programs
Arts
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Early Modern Studies, Northern
Europe 1450–1850
Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Roads to Democracy
Humanities
Cultural Anthropology
Languages
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English
Faculty of Theology
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Euroculture
International Humanitarian Action
Master of Science degree programs
Medicine
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Biomedicine
Infection Biology
International Health
Medical Nuclide Techniques
Molecular Medicine
Master of Science degree programs
Social Sciences
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Development Studies
Economics
Human–Computer Interaction
Information Systems
Master Programme in Politics and International Studies
Eurasian Studies
Peace and Conflict Studies
Political Science
Master Programme in Social Sciences
Media and Communication Science
Master Programme in Statistics
Application Requirements
English Language
Bachelor degree
Programme specific requirements
English Language
• TOEFL
• 575 paper-based test (at least 4.5 in writing)
• 213 computer-based test (at least 4.0 in
writing)
• 90 internet-based test (at least 20 in writing)
• IELTS
• 6.5 and no section under 5.5
• Profeciency (Cambridge only)
• CAE, CPE
Bachelor Degree
• Not only GPO matters!!
• Courses close to the field you applied
• Diploma thesis relative to it
• Projects
Programme specific requirements
• Letter of motivation (1-2 pages)
• CV (avoid templates!!)
• At least 2 recommendation letters (...or more)
• Official Transcript
• Official Certificate
• Official Statement that you are about to get a
bechelor degree/diploma
Application
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October 17th, 2012
The application period will begin and the online application
will open.
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January 15th, 2013
Last date for applying for the 2013/2014 academic year.
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February 1st, 2013
Last date for submitting documents to University Studies in
Sweden.
• Online application only:
https://www.universityadmissions.se/intl/start
Studying
Modern labs, wireless network, extensive library collections and a
relaxed study environment
Student life
”Student Nations”, student activities, bike friendly town, sports,
recreation
Tuition fees and scholarships (nonEU/EEA citizens)
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Master programs in medicine and science 16.000€
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Master programs in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences,
Theology is 10.500€
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Application fee 105€
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Uppsala University offers a few scholarships to
cover tuition fees to non-EU/ EEA students.
More info: www.uu.se/education.
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The Swedish Institute also administers scholarships.
More info: www.studyinsweden.se/scholarships.
Practical issues
• All our Master of Science degree programs
are taught in English
• For EU citizens no tuition fees and no
application fee
• Living expenses: 10.000 €/year needed for:
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Food
Clothing
Having fun…
Find me at:
mail:
[email protected]
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Tack så mycket!! 
Ευχαριστώ πολύ!! 
Welcome to Uppsala
www.uu.se/master
www.swedenintouch.se
www.studyinsweden.se

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