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Nordic Centre, Shanghai, China

Published 2010-06-15

The Nordic Centre at Fudan University in Shanghai was celebrating its 15th anniversary and inauguration of its new building on May 26th. The STINT board is supporting the centre with 10 000 Euro. Several of Sweden’s major universities are members of the centre; Karolinska Institute, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Linkoping University, Lund University, Stockholm University, Uppsala University, Umea University and University of Gothenburg, as well as 16 additional Nordic universities. The Nordic Centre is a unique institution with its large academic network to universities in the Nordic countries and China. The centre aims at further expansion of its network to academic institutions throughout China and becoming an even stronger platform for cooperation in research and higher education between the Nordic countries and China.

Several State Secretaries and university Presidents from the Nordic countries were participating at the ceremony. A number of seminars on cooperation with China were held the day before the ceremony. STINT presented scenarios for future academic collaboration with China.

Opening ceremony of the Nordic Centre’s new building. Sweden is represented by State Secretary Mr. Peter Honeth.

The Executive Director of STINT, Dr. Andreas Gothenberg, gave a speech about the importance of research collaboration with China and the advantages of cooperation between Swedish universities in China in order to create a critical mass.

Welcome to Strategic Grants for Internationalisation Seminar

The seminar March 7th facilitates the sharing of experiences when it comes to strategic international-isation. All people involved in such internationalization are welcome. 

STINT & RJ launch: Sweden-Japan 150 Anniversary Grants

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STINT invests 10 MSEK in four strategic internationalisation projects

STINT’s board has decided to invest 10 000 000 SEK in four projects within the Strategic Grants for Internationalisation programme for the time period 2017–2020.

Sweden has three international universities in the top category

STINT Internationalisation Index indicates how international the universities in Sweden are. This year three universities are in the top category of internationalisation. Last year´s prize winner Stockholm School of Economics is now accompanied by Chalmers and KTH.