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Give Me Your Most Inspiring Person!

When you think of Swedish figures, famous people or characters from books, who is most important to you? There are a lot of internationally known characters like the author Astrid Lindgren, and in her stories Pippi Långstrump (Longstocking), or Stieg Larsson and his books Mikael Blomkvist, or Hans Rosling or Ingmar Bergman but then again […]

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Farewell to 2015: Music of Sweden

“Music, like an ocean, often carries me away! Through the ether far, Or under a canopy of mist, I set sail For my pale star.” Charles Baudelaire, the great French poet and a controversial thinker, portrayed music as an unprecedented way of escaping and sailing away. After 148 years of his death, music, which takes […]

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#Uppsala in Instagram

After the Internet has taken possession of our lives and our smart phones have become a vital organ for our body, we have met a couple of different concepts and new things. You all know them very well: emojis, likes, #hashtags… To be honest, I am not so pessimist about the possession of the Internet. […]

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Hans Rosling: The Man Who’s Making Data Cool

Science… A modern dictionary may define it as “an attempt to understand the world around us through observation of natural phenomenon.” Either we can try to define with daily usual words: “Something that everyone should care about and be interested in.” It does not matter how you define ‘science’ however you need to understand what […]

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Sweden: A Country With The Future Perspective

Sweden is known with different things: Good foods, drink-lover citizens, tremendous nature, eco-friendly energy system, welcoming culture, English speaking population etc. However, Sweden has also strong presence in both trade and research activities of different business sectors. The significant industrial power and high pattern of investment of organisations in the following sectors help Sweden maintain […]

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Roots of Swedish Modesty

If you ask a Swede what is the most prevalent characteristic of their society, they would probably say, “We are all and same.” After talking with enough of them, you would come to realize it is truly a widespread mentality in the Swedish society as a whole. From a different culture rich in individualism and […]

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