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The story behind Dala horses

You’ve probably seen them on the internet in pictures related to Sweden. Or at every souvenir store when visiting Sweden. It’s the Dala horses! For some reason they have been one of the symbols of Sweden for a really long time.  I have been wondering this for a while and wanted to find out the story […]

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What Sweden has taught me?

Moving to a foreign country changes many things in your life. You make new friends, find your way to new places and  experience things you never have before. But most importantly you learn a lot. So this is what Sweden has taught me. Language The most obvious one. Although I had studied Swedish before moving […]

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Finding housing in Stockholm

So I recently relocated and left Umeå behind! I’m currently living in Stockholm. My biggest concern and one of the reasons why I didn’t even look into studying opportunities here was that I thought it would be very difficult to find housing. It turned out to be both, true and false. Note: this is based […]

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Graduating from Umeå school of business and economics

As you might have noticed, I finally graduated! I had two graduation ceremonies last week, one for the international master programs and one for the business school. As I wanted to make the most of my last days here in Umeå, I decided to attend both of them. So here are some pictures of the […]

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Moving to study in Umeå Q&A

During the time I’ve written this blog I’ve received a number of emails and comments with questions on how is it like to study in Sweden and often more precisely, Umeå. So as many of you might have similar questions in mind when planning your future studies and life in Sweden, I decided to gather […]

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TEDxUmeå 2017

You might remember how I volunteered at TEDxUmeå last year. As I really enjoyed the experience and had fun, I decided to do it again this year. It was a great opportunity for meeting new people and get to see some inspiring talks. The event took place in Väven, in the central Umeå and was sold […]

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