Student office

Room A334, Ekonomikum (floor 3)Kyrkog√•rdsgatan 10
Postal address: Box 513, 751 20 Uppsala
Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday 12.00-14.00, and Wednesday, Thursday 10.00-12.00.
Tel. 018 471 10 10, 018 471 10 11

Master programme in Statistics

The Master Programme in Statistics at Uppsala University gives a solid foundation in statistical theory and a deeper knowledge in areas such as econometrics, psychometrics and biostatistics. This gives very good skills to critically analyze and interpret data from various application areas. Students with a degree from this programme are well prepared for work in both the private and public sectors or for graduate studies in Statistics.

Welcome to the Master Programme in Statistics (new students 2017)

Welcome Programme in Uppsala Autumn 2017

Uppsala University, together with the student nations and student unions, organises a range of activities to welcome our new international students in August 2017.
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Welcome Reception and fair

All new international students in Uppsala are invited to the welcome reception at the University Main Building on 23 August. During this reception, international students will be formally welcomed to Uppsala University by the University Vice Chancellor. The welcome reception will commence at 3 pm. After the welcome reception, there will be a mingle with light refreshments, offering our new students a chance to get to know each other!

On 25 August, there will be a welcome fair for Swedish and international students held at the University Main Building, from 10.30am to 3pm. Here, you will be able to get to know more about the student unions, nations, various university offices and other Swedish organizations.

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Registration at the Department of Statistics (for international students)

Please visit Director of Studies Thommy Perlinger for registration.

Room B325, Ekonomikum,  Kyrkogårdsgatan 10, Uppsala

Thursday 24th August. Time: 10.00-11.00, 13.00-14.00.

Friday 25th August. Time: 10.00-11.00, 13.00-14.00

If you arrive later please write an email to:

Information and Welcome Reception for Master Students in Statistics
Monday 28th August, 2017
Time: 16.15-18. Room H429 Faculty Club, Ekonomikum. Uppsala.

The programme begins with two parallel courses (you will find course information and schedules through the links under "Courses").

Statistical Programming with R, 7.5 c.
Course start: Monday 28th August. Time 13.15-16.00.
Room: H326 Ekonomikum. 

Linear Algebra for Statisticians, 7.5 c.
Course start: Wednesday 30th August. Time 13.15-16.00.
Room: A128 Ekonomikum. 

Courses in the Master Programme in Statistics, Fall 2017.

Semester 1

2ST115. Linear algebra for Statisticians, 7.5 c. September-November.
2ST105. Statistical Programming with R, 7.5 c. September-November. 
2ST080. Probability Theory, 7.5 c. November-January.
2ST075. Generalized linear models, 7.5 c. November-January.

Semester 3

2ST112. Multivariate Statistical Theory and Methods, 15 c. September-December.
2ST111. Time Series Econometrics, 7.5 c. September-November.
2ST072. Analysis of Survival Data, 7.5 c. November-January.
2ST119. Financial Econometrics, 7.5 c. November-January. 

Courses in the Master Programme in Statistics, Spring 2018.

Semester 2

2ST120. Inference, 7.5 c. January-March. 
2ST077. Econometric Theory and Methodology, 15 c. January-June.
2ST114. Structural Equation Models, 7.5 c. March-June.

Semester 4

2ST116. Master Thesis. 30 c. January-June.