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5 reasons to study in Sweden

BrainGain magazine you 5 reasons you should study in Sweden. Read more below.
BY Cherryy Chauhan |   30-12-2016

Home to 27 Nobel laureates, Sweden also hosts the prestigious Nobel Prize ceremony. The country has several universities credited with imparting quality education, and also for providing a creative environment which stimulates intellectual growth. Sweden also has an immigrant population of almost 15%, and is consistently ranked among one of the world’s most tolerant places to live in.  If you are thinking of studying abroad, here are 5 reasons to make Sweden your choice.

  1. Top Ranked Universities

    Sweden has 11 universities among the 980 featured in Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-2017. Karolinska Institute is the country’s highest ranked institute at number 28 on the list. It is followed by Uppsala, Lund, Stockholm, Gothenburg, Chalmers, and other Swedish universities.
     
  2. Cultural Diversity

    According to a global survey by Business Insider, Sweden is ranked the fifth best country in the world, according to millennials. Nearly 27% of Sweden’s population is of complete or partial foreign descent. Sweden is a multicultural country that boasts of a non-hierarchical society.
     
  3. Creative Education System

    Sweden’s education system is founded on creativity. Opinions from every individual are encouraged and welcomed. It is consistently ranked as in the top amongst the most innovative economies of the world as per the Global Innovation Index.
     
  4. Language is No Barrier

    The biggest fear of international students applying to study in a European country is the language barrier. But Sweden is an exception. The country offers 1014 courses across a comprehensive range of fields in the English language. English is understood and spoken by most of the Swedes as well as Swedish companies.
     
  5. Employment Opportunities

    Sweden lays no restriction on the number of hours for which international students can work during their studies. After finishing the course, you could also apply for a permit to extend residence in order to seek employment. Although to obtain a job in Sweden, knowledge of the Swedish language is often considered a must.
 
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