Malmö Borgarskola

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Malmö Borgarskola
Malmö borgarskola.jpg
"Borgar för kunskap"
Location
Malmö
Sweden
Coordinates 55°35′55″N 12°59′28″E / 55.59861°N 12.99111°E / 55.59861; 12.99111Coordinates: 55°35′55″N 12°59′28″E / 55.59861°N 12.99111°E / 55.59861; 12.99111
Information
Type Gymnasium
Established 1874
School district Malmö
Color(s) Green and Yellow
Mascot Bear
Website

Malmö Borgarskola is a Swedish gymnasium (upper secondary school) located in Malmö, Sweden.

The school was founded in 1874 and has a long tradition as an educational institute. The school is renowned for its International Baccalaureate programme, which consistently produces high achieving students.[1] In addition, the students and the faculty have also won several national and international prizes and awards.[2]

The school also has strong ties abroad. It has a partnership with Stanford University, which enables talented students to get a Stanford education via the Program for Gifted Youth Online High School.[3] It also hosts official education advising centres for students who are interested in studying in the USA (EducationUSA)[4] and in the UK (EducationUK).[5] Jack Straw visited the school when he was the Foreign Secretary for the United Kingdom.[2][6]

The school offers several programmes, including:

  • Natural Science Programme
  • International Natural Science Programme
  • Economics Programme
  • Economics Programme with Law
  • Social Science Programme
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Business Administration
  • Special Joint Sports Programmes (Basket, Football, Ice Hockey)[7]

The school is also home to a wide variety of student associations. MBIF, Malmö Borgarskola Sports Association, is one of the oldest sports associations in Sweden. Other associations includes MBEF, Malmö Borgarskola Aesthetics Association, and MBMF, Malmö Borgarskola Mathematics Association. There is also some friendly rivalry going on between Malmö Borgarskola and the nearby Sankt Petri school.

Notable students[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Examination Results
  2. ^ a b Prizes, Awards and Visits to Malmö Borgarskola (in Swedish)
  3. ^ Press release, Malmö city council
  4. ^ EducationUSA at Malmö Borgarskola
  5. ^ EducationUK at Malmö Borgarskola
  6. ^ Press release from the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
  7. ^ Programmes at Malmö Borgarskola
  8. ^ Fröken Sverige 2000. Karin Lindstedt. Aftonbladet, March 26, 2000.
  9. ^ Malmö FF
  10. ^ Malmö FF

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