Swedish course for PhD students at Chalmers

Please note that this course is only for newly employed PhD students at Chalmers.

The aim of the course:
To give an introduction of the Swedish language with a focus on oral language skills. The course also includes knowledge about Swedish society and Swedish culture.

Examples of content:
Oral Proficiency
Written Communication

The course is given in two parts, each part consists of one gathering per week during 14 weeks. The next course will start in April.

To register for the course, go to: http://www.folkuniversitetet.se/chalmers

Please note: When you register for the course, please state which department you are employed at in the box “Message” at the end of the registration form.

Your input is needed to develop the national PhD student handbook!


The PhD student handbook (Doktorandhandboken, www.doktorandhandboken.nu) is the web page of the National Agency for Higher Education for current and prospective PhD students.

They would like to know more about how to improve their web page. You can provide your input,  in Swedish or in English, by taking 5 minutes to answer this questionnaire. All opinions are valuable!

Svensk version

English version
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Anna Hallenbom
Webbredaktör/Web editor
Högskoleverket/Swedish National Agency for Higher Education

Invitation for international researchers and PhD students

Trade and Industry Group of Göteborg is hereby inviting international researchers, PhD students and teachers at Chalmers and the University of Gothenburg to a reception.

April 25, 2012 at 15.45–appr. 20.00
Meeting place: Chalmers, Vera Sandbergs Allé 8, entrance of Physics Toys. Please be on time.

More information in the attached program. Invitation international researchers 2012
For a few weeks each year the world of science moves out on the streets and squares of Göteborg. With hundreds of activities and over 100,000 visits, the International Science Festival in Göteborg is one of the most popular science events in Europe.