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Örebro University, Sweden

Örebro University “Swedish: Örebro universitet” is a state university in Örebro, Sweden. Örebro commenced university level education in 1960s, after commencement of some university level courses in Uppsala University in Örebro. These activities provide base for establishment of an independent högskola (University College). This college was created in 1977 under the name Högskolan i Örebro (Örebro University College). This university college also integrated three other existing educational institutions in Örebro:

  • The teaching seminar
  • The sports college (founded in 1966)
  • The social work college (founded 1967)

Government of Sweden granted privileges of university to this college in 1999. On March 30th 2010 University was granted the right to award medical degrees in association with Örebro University Hospital. This privilege turned this university in 7th medical school in Sweden.


English national football team Sven-Göran Eriksson and former Swedish Prime Minister Göran Persson are noted former manager of Örebro University. Persson is another name who studied sociology in Örebro 1969-1971. He was awarded an honorary doctorate in medicine from university in early 2005. This caused censure both from within Örebro University itself and from representatives of other Swedish universities.


Örebro University is one of the fastest growing universities in Sweden. They have 16,000 students and 1,200 staff. The university grants education and research in humanities, law, social science, science, technology, health care, medicine, education, music and sport science. The university offers 800 courses, 60 undergraduate programs and 30 postgraduate programs. For international students Örebro University offers a number of Master programs that are trained in English. If any university has an exchange agreement with Örebro University, its student can spend a semester or a full year with Örebro University.

Örebro University is a juvenile, up-to-the-minute and rapidly growing university with an ambitious agenda for the future. They are offering a diverse range of high-quality courses in English, in stimulating and supportive environment. This university offers first-rate facilities for both students and staff. Campus of Örebro University is situated three kilometres from the town centre. Örebro University host selection of cafés and restaurants as well as a large sports complex with a state-of-the-art workout centre. Several nationalities of staff and students in this university reflects international flavor of their campus.

This university is situated at the very heart of Sweden.  Örebro is a dynamic and vibrant town closes by Lake Hjälmaren. Its prime location with Stockholm, Gothenburg and Oslo within easy reach makes it an ideal place to be. You can experience a unique sense of community as a student at Örebro University. You will also have easy access to a wide range of leisure activities and make friends for life.

Faculties of University of Heidelberg

University of Heidelberg consists of 12 faculties after a structural reformation in 2003, which in turn encompass several disciplines, departments, and institutes. As an outcome of Bologna process, most faculties now offer Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. degrees in order to comply with new European degree standard. Notable exceptions are undergraduate programs in law, medicine, dentistry and pharmacy, from which students still graduate with State Examination. A central examination at Master’s level is held by the State of Baden-Württemberg.

  1. The Faculty of Behavioral Sciences and Empirical Cultural Sciences
  2. The Faculty of Biosciences
  3. The Faculty of Chemistry and Earth Sciences
  4. The Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
  5. The Faculty of Law
  6. The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  7. The Faculty of Medicine
  8. The Faculty of Medicine in Mannheim
  9. The Faculty of Modern Languages
  10. The Faculty of Philosophy and History
  11. The Faculty of Physics and Astronomy
  12. The Faculty of Theology


  1. Network for Research on Ageing
  2. Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim
  3. Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research
  4. Heidelberg State Observatory
  5. University Hospital Heidelberg
  6. University Hospital Mannheim


Nationally and internationally university has several partnerships. In particular, it upholds ancient alliances in research and education with following independent research institutes located in and around Heidelberg:

  1. College of Jewish Studies (Central Consistory of the Jews in Germany)
  2. European Molecular Biology Laboratory
  3. German Cancer Research Center (Helmholtz Association)
  4. Heavy Ion Research Center Darmstadt (Helmholtz Association)
  5. Heidelberg Academy of Sciences
  6. Karlsruhe Research Center (Helmholtz Association)
  7. Max Planck Institute for Astronomy
  8. Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law
  9. Max Planck Institute for Medical Research

Top Universities in Germany

Germany offers one of the largest university systems in Europe with more than 300 institutions of higher education throughout the country. There are 11 German universities which underlining the quality of both teaching and research in these institutions. Study abroad programs in Germany offer two strands of education one general and other specialized. General education programs offers opportunity to international students to gain essential investigative and scientific skills relevant to their selected area of study. On completion of an intermediate examination, students then move on to period of study that has much more focus on their precise subject. The purpose of this study is to develop an in depth knowledge and understanding of specialization. German qualifications at all levels are regarded as being of highest quality education. German education is based on system of education that blends thorough theoretical knowledge with cutting-edge research, informed by contemporary technology and discoveries.


No or low tuition fees Lack of English Language taught programs
Excellent academic reputation
Familiarity of international students
Ease of admission


Here is a list of top universities found in Germany:




Ruprecht-Karls-Universität HEIDELBERG


Technische Universität MÜNCHEN


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München


Freie Universität BERLIN


Universität FREIBURG


HUMBOLDT-Universität zu Berlin


Eberhard Karls Universität TÜBINGEN


Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule AACHEN


Universität KARLSRUHE


Georg-August-Universität GÖTTINGEN


Universität FRANKFURT am Main


Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität BONN


Universität STUTTGART


Julius-Maximilians-Universität WÜRZBURG


Technische Universität BERLIN

University of Barcelona

The University of Barcelona is officially known as “Universitat de Barcelona” in Catalan and in Spanish it is known as Universidad de Barcelona”. It is a public university situated in city of Barcelona, Catalonia in Spain. It is a member of Coimbra Group, LERU, European University Association, Mediterranean Universities Union, International Research Universities Network and Joan Lluís Vives Institute. University of Barcelona is offering 75 undergraduate programs, 353 graduate programs and 96 doctorate programs to more than 90,644 students. This university is considered as best University in Spain. In international ranking this university is ranked on 148thnumber overall in the world. Its subject’s rankings were:

  1. 72nd in Arts & Humanities
  2. 139th in Engineering & IT
  3. 68th in Life Sciences & Biomedicine
  4. 54th in Natural Sciences
  5. 118th in Social Sciences


Universitat de Barcelona


Libertas perfundet omnia luce


November 3, 1450




Dídac Ramírez Sarrió








Barcelona, Spain






Since 2005, the University of Barcelona encompasses 100 departments. These departments are grouped in 18 faculties and two university schools, one school and eight attached schools.


  1. Faculty of Biology
  2. Faculty of Chemistry
  3. Faculty of Odontology
  4. Faculty of Economics and Business Studies
  5. Faculty of Education
  6. Faculty of Fine Arts
  7. Faculty of Geography and History
  8. Faculty of Geology
  9. Faculty of Law
  10. Faculty of Mathematics
  11. Faculty of Medicine
  12. Faculty of Library Sciences and Documentation
  13. Faculty of Pharmacy
  14. Faculty of Philology
  15. Faculty of Philosophy
  16. Faculty of Physics
  17. Faculty of Psychology
  18. Faculty of Teacher Training


  1. University School of Business studies
  2. University School of Nursing


  1. Center of Higher Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  2. Higher School of Cinema and Audio-visual
  3. Higher School of Prevention of Labor Accidents
  4. Higher School of Public relations
  5. University School of Hotel management and Tourism
  6. University School of Nursing – Sant Joan de Deu
  7. University School of Nursing – Santa Madrona
  8. Catalan National Institute of Physical Education (INEFC)

UB also has 30 research centers. It is considered to be the best university in Spain.

University of Pristina, Kosovo

The University of Prishtina as well as University of Priština are at present two dislodge public universities of Kosovo. These universities have same history up to a point of divergence, which took place in 1999. University of Pristina was opened as one university in Yugoslavia, in the city of Pristina for academic year 1969/1970 and functioned as University of Priština until 1999.


University of Pristina is a member of Balkan Universities Network and recognized internationally by American and West European universities as well as international organizations are cooperating with it. This university is instructing in Albanian language. It is actually located in Pristina, now the capital city of Kosovo.


University of Priština is located at Kosovska Mitrovica. This university has Serbian entity displaced from the city of Priština in 1999. University is conducting education in Serbian language, backed by Government of Serbia. It is recognized by United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) since 2002 but under the name of university of Mitrovica. This university has legal continuity with original institution although it has been physically expelled from campus located in Pristina.


The academic year of the University “both Serbian and Albanian” continue from 1st October through 30 September. Academic year is prearranged in two semesters, with 30 weeks’ significance of teaching per year. Serbian university had 14 faculties with about 18,000 students and over 1,300 faculty and staff members in 1999. In the same year, about 6,000 students transferred to other universities in central Serbia after the Kosovo War was over. In 2001 “while was situated in Kruševac” it had 17,000 students. From 1999 to 2001 about 2,000 students graduated from University of Priština, 50 students were awarded Magister degrees, and 20 earned their doctorates. After moving back to Kosovo only 6,500 students decided to carry on their education at this University.

In 2004 University had 10 faculties with about 8,000 students while enrollment quota was 1,200 students. In August 2007 it had 9,320 students, over 700 faculty and about 200 staff members and its enrollment quota was 2,726 students. About 45% of students were from Kosovo, 30% from central Serbia, 25% from Montenegro. There were also a smaller number of students from Republic of Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Currently, there are 10.264 students, 730 faculty, and 320 staff members.

In the academic year 2004/2005, Albanian university counted 28,832 undergraduate students, 15,596 (54.1%) men and 13,236 (45.9%) women; 28,567 (99%) students were of Albanian ethnicity, 125 (0.4%) Bosniaks, 114 (0.4%) Turks, and 25 (0.1%) belonged to other ethnic groups. About 3,000 students are receiving bachelor or master degrees every year at University of Prishtina, the majority in social and human sciences. More than 50,000 have graduated from the university since its establishment.

Medical Universities in United Kingdom

Medical universities in United Kingdom incorporates several educational activities. These activities concerned with edification and supervision of medical doctors in the United Kingdom. They provide entry-level training through to ongoing education of qualified specialists. Here you can find brief information about medical colleges and universities in United Kingdom.


Here is a list of medical universities and colleges in United Kingdom. I listed these universities according to their rank in United Kingdom.

  1. Oxford University, Medical Sciences Division
  2. Edinburgh University, Medical School
  3. Dundee University, Medical School
  4. Cambridge University, School of Clinical Medicine
  5. The University of Manchester, School of Medicine
  6. University College London, Medical School
  7. Imperial College, School of Medicine
  8. University of Aberdeen, School of Medicine
  9. University of Leeds, School of Medicine
  10. Leicester University Medical School
  11. Newcastle University, Medical Sciences
  12. University of Glasgow, Faculty of Medicine
  13. Peninsula Medical School
  14. The University of Nottingham, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
  15. King’s College London, School of Medicine
  16. The University of Sheffield, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  17. Hull York Medical School
  18. University of St Andrews, Bute Medical School
  19. University of Birmingham, School of Medicine
  20. University of Southampton, School of Medicine
  21. Bristol University, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
  22. Swansea University, School of Medicine
  23. Queen’s University, Belfast, Division of Physiology
  24. The University of Warwick, Medical School
  25. Queen Mary, University of London, School of Medicine
  26. St George’s Medical School, University of London
  27. Cardiff University, Institute of Medical Genetics
  28. University of Liverpool, Faculty of Medicine
  29. The University of West Anglia, School of Medicine
  30. Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Education System of London, United Kingdom

London is the capital of England and United Kingdom (UK). It is Britain’s largest and most crowded metropolitan area. London is a foremost global educational centre, having one of the largest populations of overseas students of any city in the world.


UCL, Imperial College London, Queen Mary University of London, King’s College London and LSE are leading centers of research and stand alongside MIT, University of California, Berkeley and other US Universities are very famous in terms of international repute. Virtually all leading British learned societies are based in London. The Royal Institution has historic importance, repository and promoter of acquisition of scientific knowledge through research and study.


There are also numbers of colleges in London that offer education leading to degree authenticated by universities but not from actual universities. Some of these colleges are private institutions and very similar to actual universities like European Business School or Regent’s College.


London also has various further education colleges funded by Learning and Skills Councils. Traditionally these were completely separated from higher education system and offered vocational education below university level. This distinction is breaking down and various further education colleges now offer university level courses validated by local university and prepare students for university entrance, as well as providing them vocational courses.


London is also Britain’s leading centre for arts education. London has four music conservatories like:

  1. Royal College of Music
  2. The Royal Academy of Music
  3. Trinity College of Music
  4. The Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Art and design schools include

  1. Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
  2. Chelsea College of Art and Design
  3. London College of Communication
  4. London College of Fashion
  5. Goldsmiths College
  6. University of London
  7. Royal College of Art
  8. Slade School of Art


London is an important centre for medical education. The city’s medical schools are attached to top hospitals and some of them are numerous centuries old. The number of medical schools has been reduced to five after a recent series of mergers.

  1. Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
  2. King’s College London School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences (formerly Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine)
  3. Imperial College School of Medicine
  4. University College London Medical School
  5. St George’s Hospital Medical School