University of Göteborgs
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Göteborgs Universitet.
First degree/qualification: Various certificates, diplomas and degrees requiring 40-220 points to complete. All have the suffix "examen" to indicate degree.
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 3.0/4.0 gpa.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Completion of 4 year degree program (160 points).
Documents required: Official transcript/list of subjects and grades; official certification of degree and date awarded in Swedish and English.
Description: Instituted 1887; underwent reorganization in the 1970's. A state institution. The usual admission requirement is the avgångsbetyg from gymnasieskola (upper secondary leaving certificate) (12-13 years of education under l970 law; 12 years under 1992 law).
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Grades are awarded as pass with distinction (given less than 10% of the time) or as pass. Only pass grades reported. 40 points equal one academic year.
Language of instruction: Swedish and English.
- Magisterexamen: 1 year.
- Licentiatexamen/licentiate in/of (specific field): 2 years after a first degree.
- Doktorsexamen/Doctor of Philosophy (field): 4 years after a first degree.
Last updated: Sep 27, 2005