Dragonskolan (Drachenschule)


DragonskolanDragonskolan of Umea in Winter (source: wikipedia)

Dragonskolan of Umeå is a public upper secondary school located in the Municipality of Umeå, Vasterbotten. Around 2300 students study there, aged 15-18 years old and 180 teachers teach full time or part-time. Umeå is a city somewhat characterized by its university, even though there is a couple of larger factories located in the area

Dragonskolan offers many programs focusing on further university studies, but the school also provides a wide range of vocational programs. A few of those latter programs have close relationships and various exchanges with the local Volvo organisation, and Komatsu, a major manufacturer of forestry excavators.