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Letter of motivation for IMER applicants

Letter of motivation for IMER applicants

Template - Lettar of motivation for IMER applicants

Motivational letter (PDF)

First priority is given to applicants with a Bachelor in Education. If there are more applicants than study places in the group, selection is based on a motivation letter. Second priority is given to applicants with a Bachelor in Social Sciences or Humanities; selection in this group is based on a motivation letter.

Letter of motivation:
For the letter of motivation, please use the template found on top of this page. The letter of motivation should be up-loaded to your pages on the university admissions website. Make sure that your letter responds to all four of the following questions.

1. What is your qualifying degree for entry into IMER?

— For example, you may have a Bachelor in education, or in social science or humanities. Please state degree subject, the University, the country and the date you obtained your degree.

2. What skills and/or knowledge do you hope to gain through IMER?

— Please list up to three programme ambitions, and write no more than 500 words.

3. How do you intend proceed with your career following IMER?

— Please list up to three possible targets. Remember that IMER is about educational research, so try and clearly connect your answers to research in education. Again, write no more than 500 words.

4. What practical activities have you undertaken so far that are good examples of those ambitions?

— Please list up to three activities. These may be work experiences, voluntary work, or (school/university) study projects that you have done. For each activity, please make sure that you list someone who was, by preference, involved in an official capacity (staff of an organisation, or a tutor) and who can confirm your activity, providing us with their name and an email adress. Again, write no more than 500 words.

The last day to submit the letter of motivation in the international application round is 1st February 2021. Submit through www.universityadmissions.se

The last day to submit the letter of motivation in the national application round is 31st May 2021. Submit through www.antagning.se