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Welcome to Sweden and Uppsala University. ZNY. 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

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who am i
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
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
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
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
Famous people from Uppsala

Anders Celsius

Inventor of the thermometer

Carl Linnaeus

Father of Taxonomy

Niklas Zennström

Founder of Skype

uppsala and sweden
Uppsala and Sweden

40 minutes to Stockholm

– capital of Sweden

20 minutes to Arlanda International Airport

uppsala charming small town
Uppsala Charming small town

185,000 inhabitants

4th largest city in Sweden

Unique cultural treasures

Exciting history

swedish industry1
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

master of science degree programs
Master of Science degree programs

Science and Technology

  • Applied Biotechnology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Computational Science
  • Earth Science
  • Embedded Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular Biotechnology
  • Physics
  • Sustainable Development
master of science degree programs1
Master of Science degree programs

Arts

  • Early Modern Studies, Northern
  • Europe 1450–1850
  • Holocaust and Genocide Studies
  • Roads to Democracy
  • Humanities
  • Cultural Anthropology

Languages

  • English

Faculty of Theology

  • Euroculture
  • International Humanitarian Action
master of science degree programs2
Master of Science degree programs

Medicine

  • Biomedicine
  • Infection Biology
  • International Health
  • Medical Nuclide Techniques
  • Molecular Medicine
master of science degree programs3
Master of Science degree programs

Social Sciences

  • 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
Application Requirements

English Language

Bachelor degree

Programme specific requirements

english language
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
Bachelor Degree
  • Not only GPO matters!!
  • Courses close to the field you applied
  • Diploma thesis relative to it
  • Projects
programme specific requirements
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
Application
  • October 17th, 2012The application period will begin and the online application will open.
  • January 15th, 2013
  • Last date for applying for the 2013/2014 academic year.
  • 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
StudyingModern labs, wireless network, extensive library collections and a relaxed study environment
tuition fees and scholarships non eu eea citizens
Tuition fees and scholarships (non-EU/EEA citizens)
  • Master programs in medicine and science 16.000€
  • Master programs in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Theology is 10.500€
  • Application fee 105€
  • Uppsala University offers a few scholarships to

cover tuition fees to non-EU/ EEA students. More info: www.uu.se/education.

  • The Swedish Institute also administers scholarships.

More info: www.studyinsweden.se/scholarships.

practical issues
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:
    • Housing
    • Food
    • Clothing
    • Having fun…
find me at
Find me at:

mail: klev.diamanti.6930@student.uu.se

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/klev.diamanti

twitter: https://twitter.com/kdiamanti

linkedin: http://se.linkedin.com/pub/klev-diamanti/28/bab/a06

Tack så mycket!! 

Ευχαριστώ πολύ!! 

welcome to uppsala
Welcome to Uppsala

www.uu.se/master www.swedenintouch.se www.studyinsweden.se