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Updated Jul 8, 2014
Chalmers University of Technology – Gothenburg – “Chalmers University of Technology”

Chalmers University of Technology – Gothenburg – “Chalmers University of Technology”
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4.3 12 reviews

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    10/10 would PhD Again

    PhD Student (Former Employee) Gothenburg (Sweden)

    ProsExcellent Structures with 24/7 availability, great perks and conference funds, prepared and attentive supervisors, perfect student accomodation

    ConsDeadlines can be very tough to match, teaching assistance duties can spiral a bit out of control, good salary but slightly lower than working in the industry

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good experience

    Postdoctoral Fellow (Current Employee) Gothenburg (Sweden)

    ProsVery international and good working environment

    ConsNeed to be very open minded for team work

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good atmosphere and supportive professors

    Researcher (Current Employee) Gothenburg (Sweden)

    ProsFreedom in the research and good support from supervisors, that put a lot of trust in the students.

    ConsCould provide better support to non Swedish speaking staff.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good working environment and balance of life

    PhD Student (Current Employee) Gothenburg (Sweden)

    ProsThe swedish policy is good for people with family.

    ConsThe opportunity to get appropriate accomodation in the city is amazingly poor.

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    It offers you flexibility in work.

    Ph D Researcher (Current Employee) Gothenburg (Sweden)

    ProsConsidering the salary, at Chalmers university of technology you have the chance to be very well paid.

    ConsWhen you want to work at Chalmers university of technology you need annualy permit that there are difficulties with obtaining these permits.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTo get feedback from the employees regularly

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    chalmers is the excellent place to work

    Postdoctoral Fellow (Former Employee)

    Prosexcellent working conditions, friendly atmosphere, a lot of oportunities for personal development. Long vacations (6 week). strong leave benefits.

    Consit is not easy to find an appartment in the city. Not so easy to open the vacation because it is very expensive for superviser.

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    Great salary and environment

    PhD Student (Current Employee) Gothenburg (Sweden)

    ProsYou are free to work on your own schedule. There is basically no pressure from the senior professors. The university have enough money to support the needs of the research area.

    ConsThe weather is really bad since during more than six months the nights are really long, it is really cold and it is always raining. The swedish society is really reserved and do not interact with you unless you start a conversation.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork in social skills amount the integrants of different research groups.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Chalmers offers a good environment for researches

    PhD Student (Current Employee) Gothenburg (Sweden)

    ProsHigh salary for PhD students, nice environment, efficient administration

    ConsMost researches are project oriented

    Advice to Senior ManagementTake actions on the drop of the university ranking

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great University

    Professor (Current Employee) Gothenburg (Sweden)

    ProsVery professional and up to the point employees. Everybody wants to collaborate and everything is managed using transparent procedures.

    ConsThe administration can be sometimes tardy.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake the study programs a bit more internationally oriented.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Very good working Condition !

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood working conditions, Good salary.

    Consbad weather, poor social life in Gothenburg for foreigners.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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