Chalmers University of Technology

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Chalmers University of Technology Reviews

Updated July 8, 2014
Updated July 8, 2014
12 Reviews
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  1.  

    10/10 would PhD Again

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    Former Employee - PhD Student  in  Gothenburg (Sweden)
    Former Employee - PhD Student in Gothenburg (Sweden)

    I worked at Chalmers University of Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Deadlines 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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Good experience

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow  in  Gothenburg (Sweden)
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Gothenburg (Sweden)

    I have been working at Chalmers University of Technology full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very international and good working environment

    Cons

    Need to be very open minded for team work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Good atmosphere and supportive professors

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    Current Employee - Researcher  in  Gothenburg (Sweden)
    Current Employee - Researcher in Gothenburg (Sweden)

    I have been working at Chalmers University of Technology part-time for less than a year

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Could provide better support to non Swedish speaking staff.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  5.  

    Good working environment and balance of life

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    Current Employee - PhD Student  in  Gothenburg (Sweden)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Gothenburg (Sweden)

    I have been working at Chalmers University of Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The swedish policy is good for people with family.

    Cons

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

    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    It offers you flexibility in work.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Ph D Researcher  in  Gothenburg (Sweden)
    Current Employee - Ph D Researcher in Gothenburg (Sweden)

    I have been working at Chalmers University of Technology part-time for more than a year

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To get feedback from the employees regularly

    Recommends
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  7.  

    chalmers is the excellent place to work

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow

    I worked at Chalmers University of Technology full-time for more than a year

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    Great salary and environment

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    Current Employee - PhD Student  in  Gothenburg (Sweden)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Gothenburg (Sweden)

    I have been working at Chalmers University of Technology full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You 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.

    Cons

    The 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 ManagementAdvice

    Work in social skills amount the integrants of different research groups.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Chalmers offers a good environment for researches

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    Current Employee - PhD Student  in  Gothenburg (Sweden)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Gothenburg (Sweden)

    I have been working at Chalmers University of Technology as a contractor for more than 5 years

    Pros

    High salary for PhD students, nice environment, efficient administration

    Cons

    Most researches are project oriented

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take actions on the drop of the university ranking

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    Great University

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    Current Employee - Professor  in  Gothenburg (Sweden)
    Current Employee - Professor in Gothenburg (Sweden)

    I have been working at Chalmers University of Technology full-time for less than a year

    Pros

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

    Cons

    The administration can be sometimes tardy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make the study programs a bit more internationally oriented.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Very good working Condition !

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chalmers University of Technology

    Pros

    Good working conditions, Good salary.

    Cons

    bad weather, poor social life in Gothenburg for foreigners.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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