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An international student on tolerance, respect, diversity … and Trump

Since the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United Stated at the latest, many of us are puzzled, if not outright scared. Racism, sexism, and discrimination seem not only to be tolerated, but actually encouraged and legally implemented under this presidency. And as a German I am sitting here and thinking […]

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Moving part 2: Moving during your stay

In my my last post I wrote about some of the stress related to moving and equipped you with some tips and advice on how to best find accommodation here in Sweden. In this post I want to tell you about my experiences of having to move recently and the good and bad things related […]

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Moving part 1: How to find accommodation (in Linköping)

I have received many questions from prospective students about how to best find accommodation, so I thought it would be a good idea to share with you in a blog post the first steps. I have recently had to move myself, because I previously only had a sublet room from a girl who went abroad for […]

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5 things to pack when you move to Sweden

The new year is here, and for many of you a new adventure might soon begin. The spring semester is starting in a couple of weeks and if you are moving to Sweden to start your studies at that time, you might be packing your suitcase just now and wondering what to bring. Of course […]

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How to winterproof your room

Winter, the coldness and darkness are inescapable, but let’s face it, it is not over yet. In fact, much of it is still ahead of us with the shortest day of the year yet to come, and some more month of snow and ice to be expected. This is the season of making cookies, watching […]

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What is she studying? Introducing Applied Ethics at Linköping University

The application period is still going on, and many of you might be wondering if and what to study here in Sweden. Sweden offers a lot of interdisciplinary programs, that are a mix of several things, or simply something you have never heard of. Just scroll through the list of us ambassadors: Environmental Engineering and […]

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