Category Archives: STHLM Guide

STHLM Guide #4 : Banking for Students in Sweden

One of the biggest worries about anyone moving to a new country is "how to access banking facilities", I have compiled information for all the newly arrived students in this blog post regarding the same. There are six major banks that I see everywhere, Nordea, SEB, Swedbank, Handelsbanken, Dankse Bank, and ICA (Yeah the same ...

STHLM Guide #3 : Shopping in Stockholm

I guess most of the students joining KTH have already arrived in Stockholm, I've been working on the arrival day services at the airport and on the bus and It's been pleasant meeting so many people, especially when I had talked to a lot of them during past six months. The most common question I faced ...

Healthcare for International Students in Sweden 

I recently got a lot of queries about health care for students, honestly, I didn't have any idea, for the small problems I faced over past one year, I had a stock of medicines prescribed by my family doctor in India. Though one of my friends had some experience while he visited doctor and physiotherapist ...

Getting a Personnumber in Sweden

A Swedish personal identity number is obtained when you are registered in the Swedish population register. To do so, you need to be admitted to studies that last for more than 12 months. So any of the exchange students or anyone with a Residence permit valid for less than 12 months is not eligible for ...

STHLM Guide #2 : Exploring Stockholm

The most common question I've been asked in past couple of weeks is: Tell me some places to visit in Stockholm. Now the normal touristy destinations are quite different than the way one can explore a city while living for a longer time. There is a possibility of exploring those far, secluded unspoiled places where ...