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University of Gävle.  Established 1977  Over 15,000 students  50 programmes and 500 courses  700 employees  The rights to conduct two research education.

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1 University of Gävle

2  Established 1977  Over 15,000 students  50 programmes and 500 courses  700 employees  The rights to conduct two research education programmes  Environmentally certified since 2004  Established 1977  Over 15,000 students  50 programmes and 500 courses  700 employees  The rights to conduct two research education programmes  Environmentally certified since 2004

3 VISION The University of Gävle has a leading position in education and research for a sustainable human living environment. MISSION STATEMENT The University of Gävle is human-centred and develops the understanding of a sustainable living environment.

4 University of Gävle Collaboration programme at the Faculty of Engineering and Sustainable Development Magnus Lemoine Anna Näsman

5 Undergraduate programme Project methodology Project work in the courses (project in environmental management, solid mechanics, logistics, environmental engineering, structural engineering, etc....) Thesis Cooperative Education Work Integrated Learning

6 Work-integrated education, since 2010 Close cooperation between student and business where the student combines theory with paid periods of work at a company. A three-year course becomes a four-years, incl. a 1-year Co-op period The combination of study and work provides a better learning situation Founded in the U.S. for more than 100 years ago Cooperative Education, Co-op

7 Co-op at the University of Gävle Study Programme in Automation Engineering, Co-op 180 HE credits (2012) Study Programme in Energy Systems Engineering, Co-op 180 HE credits (2010) Study Programme in Mechanical Engineering, Co-op 180 HE credits (2011) Study Programme in Environmental Engineering, Co-op 180 HE credits (ht 2011)

8 Companies involved in Co-op

9 Education without Co-op Autumn semesterSpring semester Year 1 Courses 15 cr Year 2 Courses 15 cr Year 3 Courses 15 cr Thesis 15 cr Education for 3 years, with Co-op for 4 years

10 Autumn semesterSpring semester Year 1 Courses 15 cr Year 2 Courses 15 cr Year 3 Courses 15 cr Year 4 Courses 15 cr Thesis 15 cr Education with Co-op Education for 3 years, with Co-op for 4 years

11 Autumn semesterSpring semester Year 1 Courses 15 cr Co-op 1 10 w Year 2 Courses 15 cr Co-op 2 10 w Courses 15 cr Year 3 Courses 15 cr Co-op 3 10 w Courses 15 cr Year 4 Co-op 4 10 w Courses 15 cr Thesis 15 cr January - publishing of job advertisements February - Last day for job application March - Companies notify their employment Cooperative Education Education for 3 years, with Co-op for 4 years Preparing for job interviews

12 Recruitment process Application for Co-op Employment interview Employment for 10 weeks Rec. salary SEK /month

13 Benefits to the Company An effective way of recruiting new employees Introduction and learning during the working periods The student is seen as an employee, not a trainee The student can contribute new knowledge Participation in the education Thesis in the company Summer jobs

14 Benefits to the student Provides education + work experiance Salary during work periods Facilitates theoretical learning Colloboration provides a better motivation Provides valuable contacts Often leads to work Provides a natural platform for thesis

15 Win-win situation StudentCompanyUniversity

16 Thank you! Questions? Lunch – further discussions?

17 Study Programme in Automation Engineering, Co-op 180 HE credits Study Programme in Building Engineering 180 HE credits Study Programme in Computer Engineering 180 HE credits Study Programme in Industrial Engineering and Management 180 HE credits Study Programme in Electrical Engineering 180 HE credits Study Programme in Energy Systems Engineering, Co-op 180 HE credits Study Programme in Computer Science and Geographic Information Technology 180 HE Industrial Management - Industrial Management and Logistics 180 HE credits Study Programme in Land Management/Surveying 180 HE credits Study Programme in Mechanical Engineering, Co-op 180 HE credits Study Programme in Environmental Engineering, Co-op 180 HE credits Study Programme in Spatial Planning 180 HE credits Study Programme in Gardening 120/180 HE credits Study Programme in Design and Wood Technology 180 HE credits Undergraduate programmes

18 Master Programme (one-year) in Decision, Risk and Policy Analysis, Distance, 60 HE credits Master programme in Business Administration Master Programme in Energy Engineering, Energy Online 60 HE credits Master Programme in Energy Systems 120 ECTS 120 HE credits Master Programme in Energy Systems, 60 ECTS 60 HE credits Master Programme in Geomatics 60 HE credits Master Programme in Management of Logistics and Innovation 60 HE credits Master Programme in Electronics/Telecommunications 120 HE credits Master programmes


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