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Study abroad

There are opportunities for you to do parts of your studies abroad.

If you have questions about foreign studies, please contact Maria Prellwitz, who is an international coordinator at the Department of Health, Education and Technology.

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Study Abroad

This information is for Swedish students wishing to study in other countries.

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Maria Prellwitz Associate Professor, International Coordinator
Luleå University of Technology
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Health, Medicine and Rehabilitation
Department of Health, Education and Technology
+46 (0)920 493861
Tanja Pekkala
She travels to both the Faroe Islands and Greenland

Tanja Pekkala is doing internships in the Faroe Islands and Greenland while attending nursing education at Luleå University of Technology. – It is fun and interesting to meet the local people and to see the culture in health care, she says.

Photo: Privat
Clinical education in Australia

Physiotherapist student Frida Johansson chose to do her clinical education in Australia. For two weeks she was in a multidisciplinary clinic where she gained experience from several professions.

Photo: Privat
The elderly care on Iceland gave new insights

In semester four on the Nursing program, Mariana Alexis chose to do her clinical education in the elderly care on Iceland. The country attracted her with its culture, population and history.

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They write their thesis in the Caribbean

Alice Lejla Aghajan Ghazi and Elin Nilsson study the last semester on the Nursing programme at Luleå University of Technology. They have chosen to write their thesis in Antigua, Caribbean. For eight weeks they will write their thesis and do volunteer work at a hospice. Follow their trip via the Instagram account sskantigua.

Photo: Päivi Juuso
Inspiration Evening for studies abroad

Each semester an International evening is held for students at the Department of Health Sciences to inspire and disseminate information on opportunities to study abroad.

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Amanda does her clinical eduction in Barcelona

Amanda Josefsson study on the Nursing programme at Luleå University of Technology. She has chosen to do her clinical education, VFU, within the elderly care in Barcelona, ​​Spain. Follow her blog VFU in Barcelona where she writes about her experiences and thoughts.