Swedish institute of Space Physics
The Swedish Institute of Space Physics (Institutet för rymdfysik, IRF) is a governmental research institute with 110 employees. Its primary task is to carry out basic research, education and associated observatory activities in space physics, space technology and atmospheric physics. IRF has employees in Kiruna, Umeå, Uppsala and Lund. The main office is located in Kiruna (geographic coordinates 67.84° N, 20.41° E).
Esrange Space Center
Esrange Space Center is located in northern Sweden, 45 km from the town of Kiruna at 67oN, 21oE.
(European Incoherent Scatter) Scientific Association (EISCAT)
The University of Tokyo
Samara State Aerospace University
Samara is a city in Russia. It takes a two hour flight from Moscow and is is located along the river Volga.
The collaboration between SSAU and LTU is in its premature phase. Presently we try to establish exchange on master level and also possibilities for master thesis work. Also PhD students may spend part of their education at the partner university.