IRF and education

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IRF contributes with unique competence to undergraduate and postgraduate education in Sweden. Researchers and engineers from IRF contribute to space engineering courses in Kiruna and space physics courses in Uppsala. 


IRF in Kiruna contributes to the undergraduate education at the Kiruna Space Campus in collaboration with the Division of Space Engineering at the Department of Computer Science, Systems and Space Engineering at Luleå University of Technology (LTU).

Among the various degrees LTU offers is a joint European Erasmus Mundus Master in space science and technology, Spacemaster.

IRF also contributes to the Graduate School of Space Technology, organised by Luleå University of Technology and with PhD students at IRF in Kiruna.


IRF Uppsala contributes to undergraduate and postgraduate studies in space physics through its close collaboration with the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Uppsala University.


For graduation, summer jobs and similar at the Space Campus in Kiruna, see:

  • Solar Terrestrial and Atmospheric Research (theses in atmospheric research at IRF in Kiruna) (LÄNK)
  • Solar System Physics and Space Technology (Degree Projects, Summer Jobs and Technical Projects in Space Science and Technology at IRF in Kiruna. (LÄNK)


For information on postgraduate studies at IRF, see:

  • PhD student at IRF in Kiruna (LÄNK)
  • PhD student at IRF in Uppsala (LÄNK)

Photo: Rick Mc Gregor, IRF