About the week
Uppsala International Week is organized by students of the EBA Student Association in Uppsala, in collaboration with the IW-CO Network. The dates for the week in 2017 are yet to be determined so stay tuned. The purpose is to give students from all over the world a chance to experience the unique student life of Uppsala, and receive both cultural, academic, economic and social experience.
The participants will learn everything about Swedish culture, from traditions, food and drinks to getting to know our people and networking with our companies, all thanks to the wide mix of events throughout week.
An experience you will never forget!
Exciting company visits, sightseeing in Stockholm and Uppsala, visit at the royal castle, an overnight stay in the countryside of Sweden, and much more! The week is filled with opportunities to explore what the citites of Uppsala and Stockholm have to offer as well as the possibility to learn how a Swedish company works and find out more about what studying here is like. Most importantly, you will get to know other business students from all over the world!
- Scandinavian sauna bathing .
- Visit to Stockholm City.
- Company visits to Swedish firms and opportunity to create a valuable network.
- Introduction to Swedish traditions and traditional food.
- A “Gasque” (formal dinner) in one of Uppsala’s historical student buildings.
- Insight in the unique tradition of “Student Nations”.
- Friendships and memories that will last a lifetime!
Where do I stay?
You will be hosted by a Swedish student throughout the whole week. The host system will give you a great opportunity to get to know the Swedish culture, and the best chance of integrating with Uppsala from a student perspective.
What do I pay?
Nothing! Thanks to our corporate partners and sponsors, Uppsala International week is FREE for the attending students. You only pay for the flight ticket and your transfer to Uppsala from the airport.
We can’t wait to see you all!
Apply by contacting your local university student organization
involved with the IW-CO Network.