Whether or not I personally agree with Sweden’s more “relaxed” approach to the COVID-19 is pandemic, it has affected my studies in Stockholm in a big way.
Before coming to Stockholm, “tattoos” popped up as a cultural aspect here, and it intrigued me. That's also how I came to know that Sweden is the second most tattooed country in the world.
Human beings are social creatures that tend to get bored very easily, so here are my top 8 activities you can do, while going through quarantine, or simply spending some time alone.
During this year, I have been able to experience life as a PhD student at its fullest and to come to realizations that were pretty surprising, even to myself! I performed my Master’s studies in Stockholm as well, so I thought it wouldn’t be that different – but let me tell you, life as a PhD student here is on a whole realm of its own.
James from USA: “Whether your dream is to change the world or to meet people who already have, Stockholm is a good place to be”Dan Johansson
Meet James Finucane. He’s from a small town in Pennsylvania, USA. James studied his Masters in Economics at Stockholm School of Economics between 2015 and 2017. After graduating from SSE, James worked as a Consultant at Ernst & Young in New York. He started his current job in November 2018 as [...]
Whether you’re thinking about going on a study exchange program to Stockholm, or maybe, you’ve already made up your mind - moving to a new country is never easy.
By: Lisa Jeuck First, I have to admit: Stockholm was not my first choice. I was chasing the dream of that beautiful posh British accent and therefore I wanted to go to Northern England. Stockholm was actually my second choice – and I assure you, I am incredibly glad to have ended up in [...]
An important queer aspect of Stockholm is that LGBT+ events can seem quite segregated as queer women only/ queer men only events happen often at popular events.
It is your first week as a student in the Swedish capital - Here are 6 important tips on how to understand Swedes and make yourself feel at home.
A student in Stockholm talks about fettisdagen, Semla (if you haven't heard of it), the fascination that Swedes have, and why it's the trending food now.
By: Silvia Lopez As we all know, being a student abroad can be difficult when it comes to our budgets. The combination between doing as many things as possible and not spending a lot of money is always there... BUT, no worries! Stockholm offers many things to do for free or spending not too [...]
Stefanie from Munich gives us some answers as to what are the major differences studying in Germany vs. Stockholm.
Do it! And make the most of it. Do everything you can, like go around and get to know people.
By: Valerija Denaityte Northern lights - or aurora borealis - are one of the most spectacular natural sights one can see in their lifetime, and you're in luck because Swedish Lapland is known for having a fair amount of northern lights every year. Location, location, location As suspected, [...]