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Discovering Switzerland: Internationalisation among Nordic Students of Technology prior to World War II (2003)


Description Analyzes the studies of Nordic students at Die Eidgenössische Polytechnische Schule in Zürich in the 19th and 20th centuries in order to explain “why they left their countries and chose that particular university.”

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Book Simões, Ana; Carneiro, Ana; Diogo, Marian Paula (2003) Travels of Learning: A Geography of Science in Europe. unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Sörlin, Sverker
Johansson, Magnus
Skålevåg, Svein Atle
Sørensen, Henrik Kragh
Siegmund-Schultze, Reinhard
Grönberg, Per-Olof
Science in Context
Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning and Policy
IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
Medical History
Technikgeschichte: Beiträge zur Geschichte der Technik und Industrie
Comparative Technology Transfer and Society
Novus Forlag
Ashgate Publishing
Scandinavian Academic Press
Universities and colleges
Globalization; internationalization
Science and politics
Cross-national interaction
Gunnerus, Johan Ernst
Time Periods
19th century
20th century
20th century, early
18th century
21st century
20th century, late
Scandinavia; Nordic countries
Arctic regions
International Business Machines Corporation
Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters (1760-)

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