27 August 2015 : The Luleå University Reception Committee

PERCCOM students of cohort 2 are arriving to Luleå city in north of Sweden for their third semester of Master studies which will take a place in Luleå techniPERCCOM group photo 2cal University LTU.

The Luleå University Reception Committee (LURC) along with the international office at LTU have prepared a rich welcome week activities for international students at LTU.

These activities included trips, academic workshops, tours in the city and parties!

A specialGroup Photo event took a place on Thursday 27th of August, where students had a guided tour in the city of Lulea followed by a meeting at the city municipality.

The mayor of Luleå Ms. Maritha Meethz as well as the other members of the city council have welcomed students and gave a presentation telling the history of the city and explained how it has transformed into a major research center in Sweden in sciences like mining and materials science in addition to hosting – since 2012 – the first Facebook datacenter outside the united states.Jpeg

After the reception at the city hall, a tasty Swedish lunch was served at the Kulterns Hus (Culture house) of Luleå.

The new semester starts officially on Monday 31st of August and last until the end of December.

(Written by Abdo)

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