Is this programme right for you?
Meet a student on the programme
Name: Fedor Krasovski
The University's international prestige, coupled with excellent infrastructure for research and student life, makes you feel truly valued.
How did you choose your programme?
– After my Bachelor’s in Spain, I aimed for an English-language Master's from a prestigious university in my field. Sweden, with its cultural allure, made this programme my top choice for a new adventure.
What is it like to be an international student?
– It's fantastic. The vibrant student life, predominantly composed of fellow international students, allows for diverse cultural exchanges and friendships spanning the globe.
What is the best thing about studying at Uppsala University?
– Uppsala University's Master’s programme in organic chemistry offers an array of advanced courses and very diverse research opportunities. The University's international prestige, coupled with excellent infrastructure for research and student life, makes you feel truly valued.
Do you remember your first impression of Uppsala? Please tell us!
– Breaking the stereotype, my first day in Uppsala in August, with a surprising 32°C, was hotter than Spain! My initial thought: "Who knew Sweden could be so hot!"
Name three things you are doing this week!
– This week, I played tour guide to friends from Spain, exploring Uppsala and Stockholm. Amidst lab work for my Master's thesis, Friday is reserved for a fun board game afternoon with my lab mates.
What is your reason for studying, or your ultimate goal?
– Uncertain about where I'll land, I pursue what I enjoy and find useful to society. It's motivation enough for this exciting journey.
Describe the student life / What is your best experience so far?
– Uppsala has it all – sports, parties, courses, excursions, activities... No matter if you're outgoing or more of a homebody, there's something for everyone. And the international student community is fantastic.
Three quick questions
What is your favourite place in Uppsala?
– Stadsskogen (The “city forest”) — its beauty remains enchanting throughout the year.
Where do you see yourself in five years?
– Remaining open to possibilities, I'd love to stay in Sweden, but life's currents are unpredictable.
Where is the best place to study?
– The "Tysta läsplatser" (quite study places) room at BMC. Its height-adjustable desks are perfect for extended study sessions, when you're tired of sitting.
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