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Things you can look forward to in Stockholm

Moving to a new country or a new city is one of the most exciting parts of being an international student. A new city means new culture and traditions, new people to meet and new places to explore. It is as refreshing as the beginning of spring where one has the opportunity to start all … Continue reading “Things you can look forward to in Stockholm”

How to feel a bit more Swedish

To all of you who are soon coming to Stockholm and start your studies at KTH, you might already be super excited what lies ahead of you. Surely, there will be some things that are different than in your home country and you’ll want to feel at home as fast as possible. Here is how … Continue reading “How to feel a bit more Swedish”

Why did I choose KTH?

“Every choice you make makes you”. There are plenty of choices we have with respect to choosing our study destination. Every choice comes with its unique advantages and disadvantages. We try to understand the pro and cons of the choice in front of us and finally decide on what seems to be the perfect fit … Continue reading “Why did I choose KTH?”

5 reasons why you should choose Sweden

Previously, I already wrote about why you should accept your study offer at KTH. But maybe you still have other countries in your head, where you might have been offered a study programme as well? Or maybe you’re just struggling in general, whether Sweden is the right country for you to live in? Today, I’ll … Continue reading “5 reasons why you should choose Sweden”

Newly admitted at KTH? What to do in May?

It is a month since the admission results were announced. The air would be mixed with excitement and anxiety. I hope you did get to talk to the senior students of your master programme during the call-up week in the last month and it must have given you a sneak peek of the programme and … Continue reading “Newly admitted at KTH? What to do in May?”

Happy Valborg!

Today, on the 30th April, Valborg is celebrated in Sweden. Valborg, in English it’s called Walpurgis Night, is an old festival in Sweden coming from Germany in the Middle Ages. From a German perspective, I have to say that I was quite surprised about this history, as the celebrations we have in the night to … Continue reading “Happy Valborg!”