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Useful Swedish words for your everyday life

Soon, all you newly accepted students will begin your journey to Stockholm and to KTH! But a new country also means a new language 😱 From my personal experience, I can say that I had no idea of any Swedish word when coming here. On the first evening, I didn’t had any food at home … Continue reading “Useful Swedish words for your everyday life”

Meet THS MAIN

Maybe you know them already from their blue overalls – THS MAIN is one of the three organisations under the umbrella of THS International. Recently, the organisation has elected their new president Carolin who will be responsible during the academic year 2021/2022. Carolin is from Germany and will start into her second year of the … Continue reading “Meet THS MAIN”

Celebrating Easter in Sweden

Once the supermarkets have emptied out the Christmas leftovers, it doesn’t take long until the Easter sweets move into the shelves. Påsk, as Easter is called in Swedish, is coming up soon – so let’s see how the Swedes celebrate Easter and what traditions we can find. Even though Easter has its roots in religion … Continue reading “Celebrating Easter in Sweden”

What’s typically Swedish?

Köttbullar, nature, IKEA and the royal family. This is what comes to your mind when thinking about Sweden? Then you should definitely come and see yourself, that Sweden is much more than that! But what is more out of the cliché-box and what is actually typically Swedish?   Cinnamon vs Cardamom You can hear Swedes … Continue reading “What’s typically Swedish?”

A day in Skansen

Skansen is the world’s oldest open-air museum, situated on Djurgarden in Stockholm. The museum was first opened in 1891 and has been attracting visitors from all over the world. Skansen shows Sweden’s history, houses and farmsteads as well as animals living in Sweden. The open-air museum is 300,000 m² large, so you have a lot … Continue reading “A day in Skansen”

Meet the student organisation “Malvina”

All over the world, we celebrate International women’s day today! At KTH, equality and diversity are two very important pillars of the daily life. One organisation that especially stands up for female and non-binary students lives on campus is Malvina and I have talked to Luise, one of the presidents of Malvina about what they … Continue reading “Meet the student organisation “Malvina””