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Umea University Education Short-term Exchange
Umea, Sweden (Outgoing Program)
Summer (Dec - Feb)
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|Restrictions:||Sydney applicants only|
|Program Type:||Exchange Short-Term||Minimum Mark:||65%; Credit|
|Agreement Scope:||Education and Social Work||Short-term Type:||Coursework|
|Short-term Duration:||5 weeks||Ranking:||251-300|
Umea University Short-term Exchange
Teaching and Learning within the Swedish School System
Faculty of Education and Social Work
|Program description||Umea University, Sweden offers undergraduate students from the Faculty of Education and Social Work the opportunity to take the course Teaching and Learning within the Swedish School System during the Australian summer break. The course consists of one week’s theory and information about the Swedish school system, three weeks of practical school-based experience and a final week of theory and seminars plus a final report. The group will consist of 30 students, mainly from Australia but also from Europe.
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This program offers students from the University of Sydney an insight into the Swedish education system. Participation gives students the ability to discuss, analyse and compare different education systems, curricula and syllabi.
Read some experiences from past students.
|Relevant subject areas||Education and Social Work - 2PE092 Education
|Program dates||15 January – 16 February 2018
|Application deadline||10 September 2017
|Places available||15 places
|Credit/Not-for-credit||7.5 ECTS which is equivalent to 6 University of Sydney credit points. This program will link to 2PE092 Education.
|Language||Classes are instructed in English.
|Fees and scholarships||As part of our International Exchange Program, students in this course will be enrolled in an exchange unit of study at the University of Sydney and will pay tutition fees to the University of Sydney for this unit.
Students will not pay tuition fees at Umea. However, there are other costs involved, including flights, transport, accommodation and living expenses. Students will need to budget for these expenses.
The cost of housing is approximately SEK 3600 per month (approx $555 AUD). Plus a service fee of SEK 800 (approx $125 AUD) - only paid once.
The housing with International Housing Office (IHO) includes:
|Location overview||Northern Sweden's Largest City and Cultural Centre, Umeå is the largest urban community in Northern Sweden with over 121,000 inhabitants. It offers an abundance of shopping, first-class restaurants, excellent hotels, a rich cultural life and packed events calendar of a major city.
Whether you prefer hiking in rugged, unspoilt countryside where reindeer and elk still roam freely, or feel more at home in the centre of one of Sweden's fastest growing cities with its fashionable shops and great places to eat and drink, Umeå will challenge you with its endless possibilities.
As the major hub and university city of northern Sweden, Umeå is a place where different worlds meet. Over half of the people who live here are from outside the region. More than 50 languages are spoken - with English widely used everywhere - and there is a thriving community of clubs and societies that represent people and cultures from across the globe.
|Contact for more information||Sydney Global Mobility