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Feminism in Sweden – the question of equality and progress. Podcast.

We often hear about studies showing Sweden excelling in this and that… Everything from freedom of speech to renewable energy are subjects that Swedes take great care of and therefore gain international recognition. Sweden’s effort to embrace feminism has been praised world-wide, but how good is Sweden with giving equal rights and opportunities to everyone really?

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Studies in Sweden as an international student – what is there to know.

There’s a chance that as you read this, an email of acceptance lays in your inbox that offers congratulations on being admitted as an international student in a university in Sweden. The newest episode of podcast “Sweden And…” talks about what happens after the pink glasses of excitement fall and some serious planning and moving […]

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Fredagsmys – how to exercise coziness in Sweden

Some might have heard of Danish ‘hygge’ and Swedish ‘mys’, but what does it actually mean? While the concepts of the “perfect coziness” might differ, the tradition to celebrate the end of a working week truly unites Swedes. An aspect worth exploring on the newest podcast episode – Sweden And Coziness.   It might sound boring […]

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What is a Swedish joke? Sweden and…sense of humor

As if moving to a new country isn’t stressful enough, we’re generally expected to fit in different mingles, small talks and get-togethers after arrival. So I went to history books, my classmates and a well-known comedian to learn about the craft of Swedish humor in the newest episode of the podcast “Sweden And…”   As colourful and […]

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Podcast episode 2: Sweden and Coffee

It feels like there are very few things that are truly sacred in Sweden – democracy, equality, public holidays and…coffee! Why is it so that Scandinavians consume the hot, bitter beverage like there’s no tomorrow and Swedes keep the lead position in nation-spread coffee addiction for years? The second episode of Study In Sweden’s podcast investigates.

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