Prize for Internationalisation in Teaching and Learning


All employees, affiliates and students are invited to nominate a teacher/teaching team for the Prize for internationalisation in Teaching and Learning.

The aim of the prize is actively promote an international approach to teaching and has been created jointly by Sweden’s medical faculties for the internationalisation of first and second-cycle education.

The prize is awarded to the teacher/teaching team that has made the most effective contribution to raising the level of internationalisation in higher education over the past three years by bringing an international dimension to their teaching and by improving the students’ global perspective. This may be achieved, for example, through the development of virtual international course components, through a new teaching experience in the international classroom, or through initiatives that encourage student and teacher mobility.

The prize of SEK 105 000 will be awarded annually for five years from 2017 onwards. The prize was established collectively in May 2016 by Sweden’s medical faculties.

Nomination and selection of prize winner(s) 2017

Nominations are to be submitted between 1 February 2017 and 15 March 2017 on the online form.

The prize winner will be announced in May 2017.

Nomination form

If you have any queries, please contact the coordinator at Umeå universitet:
Henna Harinen,