University course in Free Software

Rudy Gevaert rudy at
Tue Oct 12 14:52:50 UTC 2004

Hello Jonas,

On Tue, Oct 12, 2004 at 04:38:50PM +0200, Jonas Oberg wrote:
> Education in Sweden is gratis. So no, there are no enrollment fees or
> other costs of any kind.

I better relocate then :)

> > I do find that 7.5 ECTS points is very high.  A big course here at the
> > University of Ghent is about 6-7 points.
> That's very interesting. A normal course here is 15 ECTS, with the big
> courses at 30 ECTS. This is a comparatively small course of 7.5 ECTS
> credits, which in Sweden means about 5 weeks of full-time studies (this
> is part time, so it's 10 weeks).

How many hours of lectures/exercises is that then?  The smallest
course we have here is 3 ECTS points.  That is 15 hours of lectures.

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