Sweden Colombia

Compete with your sustainable solution.
Win a travel grant to Sweden worth approximately $ 3,600!

Develop environmentally sustainable solutions for Colombia's urban areas and get the chance to travel to Sweden!

The Winner Announced

The Sweden-Colombia Challenge 2015 is now closed. We would like to thank everyone who participated!

Check here for the list of the winner, finalists and the winner of the Social Media Award.

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Prizes

First prize winner

  • Travel grant to Sweden in spring 2015 worth approx. $ 3,600 - the winner can choose to bring a friend along for the journey!
  • Invitation to a social event where you can gain personal connections with the partner universities organizing the event
  • Visit landmarks in Gothenburg and Lund, including Chalmers University of Technology and Lund University

  • Certificate of achievement

Top 20 finalists

  • Invitation to a social event where you can gain personal connections with the partner universities organizing the event

  • Certificate of achievement

Eligibility

  • Bachelor and master students, as well as recent bachelor graduates are welcome to join the challenge

Competition Process

Sign up!

Register an account with Student Competitions or sign in with your Facebook account.

Take the quizzes

Test your knowledge about Swedish innovations within environmental sustainability and general facts about Sweden and it’s higher education System.

Solution idea

Submit an innovative idea for sustainable solutions in Colombia’s urban areas.

Visit Sweden

Meet with Lund University and Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden - broaden your network and gain unique insight into environmental sustainability!

About

Sweden is at the forefront of environmental sustainability and green tech solutions. Chalmers University of Technology and Lund University are two of Sweden’s most esteemed universities in these areas, with internationally renowned research on climate, energy, environmental systems and much more.

This challenge is your chance to learn more about environmental sustainability by showing your skills. As the winner,you will be able to bring a friend along to explore this country of innovation in spring 2015, as you are introduced to Sweden’s unique education system and broaden your network within the field of environmental sustainability.