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Santa Barbara City College is a leading American community college situated by the Pacific Ocean in southern California. The school offers education in Economics, Natural Science and Humanities.

For a diploma from the International Business School in Sweden, Torgny Lilja studied Web Journalism at SBCC during the session 2008/09. The studies included:

  • News Reporting and Writing
  • Photojournalism
  • Web Design
  • Digital Imaging
  • Public Relations
  • Multimedia
  • The Channels Newspaper Lab and
  • Internship in Journalism (Conexión Santa Barbara).

(Source: SBCC.)

Pace University
is one of the largest universities in the New York state. The main building is beautifully situated near Brooklyn Bridge not far from Wall Street in lower Manhattan. The university offers many choices of theoretical and vocational educations to more than 13,000 students in different subdivisions. Through Lubin School of Business, Pace lives up to its reputation as an organizer of first class business educations. When it comes to the number of graduated students who reach top positions in the American trade and industry, it is ranked among the top ten universities in USA.

As a part of a diploma from the Institute for International Education in Sweden, Lilja studied PR & Communication at Lubin School of Business spring 2002. The studies included:

  • Journalistic Writing and Business Communication
  • Business in the Global Environment
  • Net Marketing
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Employee Relations
  • Media Studies
  • Public Relations and Crisis Management
  • Public Affairs: PR in Society
  • Communications Analysis: Business Intelligence
  • Campaign Planning and Evaluation
  • Event Marketing and
  • Twelve Weeks Internship (The Consulate General of Sweden in New York).

(Source: Pace University.)

or The Institute for International Education was, during its ten-year history, a completely owned subsidiary to Folkuniversitetet and the only education in Sweden that could offer a combination of studies in Stockholm and abroad. The first semester, which included classes, lessons, practical experience and educational visits, provided basic skills in Communications, Marketing and Business. During the second semester, the education continued in New York City with studies in different specialist subjects and a final internship in an organization with connection to PR & Communication, Marketing or Advertisement & Media.

In 2001–02, Lilja studied at the PR & Communication Program and received a diploma as an International Project Leader (DiiU). The first semester included:

  • Basic Course in Marketing
  • Marketing Communications
  • Company Operations and Strategy
  • Marketing Law
  • English Business Communication
  • Professional Communications Terminology
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Project Managemant
  • Team and Leadership
  • Basic Course in Public Relations and Communications
  • Journalistic Writing and Business Communication, and
  • Media Studies and Mass Media Relations.

(Source: iiU.)

ETC akademin
is a media and IT education company with more than 20 years in business. The head office is in Stockholm, but there are also smaller offices in Sundsvall, Sweden, and Barcelona, Spain. The company's fundamental idea is to give education created from its own production of the most of what is the new informaiton society.

In 1998, Lilja studied Interactive Media, Multimedia och Web Page Production during 12 weeks. The education included:

  • Image Editing (Photoshop)
  • Multimedia Production (Director)
  • Animations (GIF-builder)
  • HTML Editing (BBEdit)
  • Internet as an information source
  • Four weeks group project (the Strindberg Museum).

(Source: ETC akademin.)

University of Cambridge
is an 800 year old British institution. Generally, it is considered one of the foremost universities in the world. Today, Cambridge consists of a loose compund of educational faculties, institutes of higher education and other organizations with complicated procedures for representation, consultation and decisionmaking. Nevertheless, the university seems remarkably open and accessible, when you have been accustomed to its complicated structure and regulations. For certificates in English, University of Cambridge cooperates with Folkuniversitetet in Sweden.

In 1994, Lilja was awarded First Certificate in English.

(Source: University of Cambridge.)

Folkuniversitetet or Kursverksamheten vid Stockholms universitet is an association that runs adult ecucation at about 40 places in Sweden. As early as 1933, some students at Stockholm university college founded the association that would develop into Folkuniversitetet. A major task, besides artistic activities, is to inform about research and scientific results. The association also engages internationally by organizing educations abroad and by working together with foreign organizations. The objective is to enhance people's knowledge of languages, international relations and cultures in different parts of the world.

In 1991, Lilja studied Graphic DesignThe education, which covered 50 lessons, included:

  • The typographic system of measurement and its practical use
  • Casting off
  • How to choose, crop and measure images
  • Image layout — aesthetic and practical principles
  • Practice in layout
  • Letter sketching
  • How to choose the right font
  • Different methods for text production
  • Typography in ads, advertising and printed matter
  • Offset, high printing, deep printing — different methods and
  • Reproduction of images in black and white and color.

(Source: Folkuniversitetet.)

Stockholm University
is, with 35,000 students, one of the country's largest institutes for education. The university carries on higher education and research in humanities, law, social and natural sciences.

For Doctor's, Master's and Bachelor's degrees at the Faculty of Arts, Lilja 1994–98 studied Literary Theory at a postgraduate level and 1982–88 Literary Theory, Linguistics and Russian at an undergraduate level. Objectives for the education was:

  • To give practice in presenting written results
  • To give insight into literary theory and research
  • To orientate about the function of literature in society
  • To give basic knowledge of the development and current nature of Western literature
  • To facilitate assimilation of different kinds of literary works through a scientific way of looking at things
  • To give knowledge of language psychology and sociology
  • To give basic knowledge in linguistic analysis
  • To give a comprehensive overview of theories and research methods in general linguistics and phonetics
  • To give knowledge of Russian realia
  • To give theoretical knowledge about the Russian language, and
  • To give basic skills in expressing oneself in Russian in speech and writing.

(Source: Stockholm University.)

Uppsala University
is Sweden's oldest school of higher education and dates from the 15th century. At the same time, it is a modern research university ranked among the foremost seats of learning in Sweden. Education and research encompass nine faculties within the three disciplines Humanities and Social Science, Medicine and Pharmacology, and Technology and Natural Science.

In 1981–82, Lilja studied Russian och Philosophy on basic levels at the Humanistic Faculty. The education included:

  • Russian Grammar and Phonetics
  • Symbolic Logic
  • The History of Philosophy
  • Marxism and Existentialism.

(Source: Uppsala University.)

or Uppland's Signal Regiment was between 1957–82 stationed at Uppsala, almost a mile south of the castle. Here staff and liaison units were trained for command of military forces.

As early as the 1680's, the regiment obtained the land that was named Polacksbacken. When the the authorities introduced compulsory military service in 1901, they built camps on the training field. The soldiers abandoned the area in 1985, when they lowered the battle flag for the last time. Now students study in the old baracks, and Uppsala University is taking care of the area.

In 1980, Lilja was educated to become a crypto and teletypewriter operator.

(Source: Swedish Armed Forces.)