The Researching Teacher Student

5 hp

This course is applicable for exchange students who are admitted to a Teacher Educational Program at an abroad institution. The course contains of a three weeks mini project consisting of planning, accomplishing an investigation and doing an analysis of a data set in an optional field of Education. In this course you are expected to carry out a project work using scientific methods and document the analysis of your investigation in an essay. The essay can be written individually or in pairs.


Växjö is a modern city with more than 80,000 inhabitants. The city has been declared "the Greenest City in Europe" because of its focus on environmentally sound solutions and the environmental programs implemented.

Being a student in Växjö you have easy access to everything – the city centre, the woods and the lakes. The pedestrian path from campus around Lake Växjösjön reaches almost all the way to the city centre and is perfect for jogging or taking long walks.

Campus Växjö is modeled along the lines of an American campus university and is the natural meeting place for students in Växjö. Campus is always bustling with life, and students move between lecture rooms, the University Library and the restaurants, pubs and outdoor recreational areas.