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Uppsala International Summer Session

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Uppsala International Summer Session

Uppsala International Summer Session is a non-profit foundation that annually offers summer courses in the Swedish language, culture, history and society for 2, 3, 6 and

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Uppsala International Summer Session Reviews

Overall Rating

9 / 10

  • Academics

    10

  • The Campus

    9

  • Living Situation

    9

  • Cultural Immersion

    10

  • Program Administration

    8

  • Health and Safety

    9

Lived up to the name!

Really enjoyed the experience and the courses were great! I went there to learn Swedish and was impressed by how intensive it was. Thought the days could have been a little bit shorter to allow you to recover for the next day but apart from that it never stopped! Met so many nice people and had a great time. Would do again in a couple of years.

Program: Uppsala International Summer Session

Overall Rating

9 / 10

  • Academics

    10

  • The Campus

    9

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Cultural Immersion

    10

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Health and Safety

    9

Body and mind apart

I signed in for the 3-week Summer programme with the idea to improve my Swedish, which was important to me as a (former) student at the Scandinavian studies department. Three weeks later, not only my Swedish jumped from level B2 to C1; I had 7 new friends! I had the pleasure to spend my days with people from all around Europe: We used to study together, eat together and have fun together on weekends. They became my linguistic family and I was deeply sad when I had to go back home and leave them. Now, after more than 6 months have passed, we still keep in touch (We write letters to each other, mostly in Swedish).
My August in Uppsala was not only a language course. It was a thrilling and intense experience I will always carry in my heart. In fact, I often catch myself bringing back memories from Sweden or talking to a friend I met there, in my thoughts (of course, in Swedish :)). And this I do while walking along the streets of Sofia.

Program: Uppsala International Summer Session

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Academics

    10

  • The Campus

    10

  • Living Situation

    9

  • Cultural Immersion

    8

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Health and Safety

    10

An amazing life experience

UISS is a program where you can learn Swedish and and live an outstanding experience. I didn't want to leave and wish I could have stayed there with all the wonderful people I met.
I couldn't thank the staff and Nelleke enough !
This trip is engraved in my heart :)

Program: Uppsala International Summer Session

Overall Rating

6 / 10

  • Academics

    9

  • The Campus

    8

  • Living Situation

    9

  • Cultural Immersion

    9

  • Program Administration

    8

  • Health and Safety

    8

Great Experience

This program was excellent. I could learn not only language(Swedish) but art, culture and more even though my English skill is not good. We can make friend coming all over the world. I recommend someone who wants to enter the UISS.

Program: Uppsala International Summer Session

Overall Rating

8 / 10

  • Academics

    6

  • The Campus

    5

  • Living Situation

    8

  • Cultural Immersion

    7

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Health and Safety

    10

Second time at UISS

My second time at UISS was very fun, although I felt like socially lacking out a bit in the three-week-program in comparison to the longer sessions. I you have a choice I suggest you opt for the six- or nine-week-program for the best experience.

Program: Uppsala International Summer Session

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